Free MLB Picks For Today 10/17/2023
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Pick Prediction 10/17/2023
Diamondbacks at Phillies—Merrill Kelly to start for Arizona. Kelly has 30 starts in 2023 posting an ERA of 3.29 with WHIP of 1.19. The righthander strikes out 25.9% with 9.6% walks. Ground balls dished at 45.2% with 1.01 home runs per nine innings. His ERA is 4.07 on the road this year with WHIP of 1.38. Aaron Nola to start for Philadelphia. Nola in 32 starts has an ERA of 4.46 with WHIP of 1.15. The veteran fans 25.5% with 5.7% walks. Ground balls sit at 42.6% with 1.49 home runs per nine innings. Nola at home an ERA of 3.29 with WHIP of 0.97 with a drop in walks and 10 strikeouts per nine innings. Kelly faced the Phillies in mid-June allowing three earned runs with four walks in six innings. Nola has allowed two earned runs or fewer in his past five starts. He faced the Diamondbacks twice the past two seasons allowing twelve earned runs with sixteen hits in 10 2/3rd innings. Expect runs scored in this game with two lineups hitting in the postseason. Play Arizona and Philadelphia over 8.