Cleveland Guardians vs Arizona Diamondbacks 6/18/2023 – In an MLB matchup at Chase Field, the Cleveland Guardians will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Both teams are coming off a Guardians victory in their previous game and will be eager to secure a win in this series finale. In this comprehensive betting preview, we will analyze the recent performances of each team, examine key player statistics, delve into the pitching matchup, and provide an informed score prediction for the game. The baseball betting odds tonight are up and running with all the details of this exciting game.
Cleveland Guardians vs Arizona Diamondbacks 6/18/2023
|When:||Sunday, June 18, 4:10 PM EDT|
|TV:||Bally Sports Network|
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The Cleveland Guardians currently hold a 32-38 record, struggling with their offense, which ranks 27th in the league, averaging 3.79 runs per game. However, their pitching staff has performed admirably, ranking 8th in the MLB, surrendering 4.2 runs per game. The Guardians secured a 6-3 victory in their most recent game. Josh Naylor has been a standout performer for the Guardians, hitting eight home runs and driving in 50 RBIs. On the mound, Tanner Bibee, who boasts a 2-2 record and a 3.91 ERA, will be tasked with providing a strong start for the Guardians.
Tanner Bibee is to start for Cleveland.
Tanner Bibee will be on the mound for the Guardians. Bibee has shown promise as a starter with a 2-2 record and a 3.91 ERA. He will look to provide stability and keep the Diamondbacks’ offense in check. This will be Bibee’s first career game against the Diamondbacks, presenting a fresh challenge for both sides. For the Guardians, watch Jose Ramirez, who leads the team with 75 hits and 42 RBIs. Steven Kwan and Amed Rosario have also been consistent contributors, combining for 136 hits and 38 RBIs. Their offensive production will be crucial for the Guardians’ success.
Players to watch: Steven Kwan LF (GP 69, AB 273, R 43, H 69, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 21, TB 93, BB 34, SO 39, SB 11, AVG 0.253, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.341, OPS 0.675, WAR 1, Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 65, AB 257, R 40, H 75, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 11, RBI 41, TB 131, BB 29, SO 26, SB 6, AVG 0.292, OBP 0.359, SLG 0.51, OPS 0.868, WAR 2.5
The Arizona Diamondbacks, on the other hand, hold a solid 43-28 record and have been potent offensively, averaging 5.14 runs per game, ranking 5th in baseball. Their pitching staff has been relatively average, ranking 20th and giving up 4.7 runs per game. In their previous game against the Guardians, the Diamondbacks secured a 6-3 victory. Christian Walker has been a key contributor for the Diamondbacks, hitting 14 home runs and driving in 45 RBIs. With a 1-2 record and a 5.46 ERA, Zach Davies will take the mound for the Diamondbacks, hoping to bounce back from a challenging previous start.
Zack Davies is to start for Arizona.
The Diamondbacks will rely on Zach Davies, who holds a 1-2 record and a 5.46 ERA. In his previous start against the Phillies, Davies struggled, giving up six hits and six runs in just three innings. However, he will aim to bounce back and deliver a solid performance against the Guardians. Davies has faced the Guardians once before, sporting a 0-0 record with a 6.14 ERA and five strikeouts.
The Diamondbacks feature standout players such as Corbin Carroll, who leads the team with 74 hits and 38 RBIs. Ketel Marte and Christian Walker have also been reliable offensive contributors, combining for 140 hits and 75 RBIs. Their offensive firepower will be essential in this matchup.
Players to watch: Ketel Marte 2B (GP 65, AB 251, R 47, H 72, 2B 12, 3B 4, HR 10, RBI 30, TB 122, BB 26, SO 44, SB 6, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.359, SLG 0.486, OPS 0.845, WAR 2.5, Christian Walker 1B (GP 66, AB 249, R 38, H 65, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 13, RBI 43, TB 122, BB 25, SO 51, SB 1, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.49, OPS 0.819, WAR 1.4
Cleveland Guardians vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers
Under is 4-0 in Guardian’s last 4 Sunday games.
Total Under is 4-0 in Guardian’s last four interleague road games vs. a team with a winning record.
Under is 4-0 in Guardian’s last four road games vs. a team with a winning record.
Guardians are 0-7 in their last seven interleague games vs. a right-handed starter.
Guardians are 0-6 in their last six interleague road games vs. a right-handed starter.
Under is 5-0 in Diamondback’s last five interleague home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Total Under is 4-0 in Diamondback’s last four interleague home games vs. a team with a losing record.
Under is 7-0 in Davies’ last seven starts with four days of rest.
Diamondbacks are 5-0 in their last five interleague games.
Diamondbacks are 4-0 in their last four interleague games vs. a right-handed starter.
Cleveland Guardians vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks
Cleveland Guardians vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Pick
This game presents an intriguing clash between the Guardians and the Diamondbacks. While the Guardians hold the advantage in the pitching matchup, the Diamondbacks boast a stronger overall team and have performed well offensively. The home-field advantage may also play a role in the game’s outcome. In a closely contested battle, the Arizona Diamondbacks are predicted to secure a victory as per the baseball betting lines.
Score Prediction: Diamondbacks 4, Guardians 3.