San Diego Padres at St Louis Cardinals 8/15/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 8/14/2014
Friday, August 15, 2014
Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
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Right-hander Tyson Ross (11-10) will attempt to extend his undefeated streak to six games when he and the San Diego Padres take on Lance Lynn (12-8) and the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Tyson Ross had another solid start for the Padres on Sunday when he beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on the road. He went six innings in that game and allowed just two runs on six hits while walking two and striking out three. He has only given up 134 hits in 160.2 innings this season and he now has a 2.63 ERA after that win.
Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter is 2-for-2 against Ross in his career with a double and two walks. None of the Cardinals have been able to hit a home run off of Ross yet.
Big right-hander Lance Lynn pitched 5.2 innings against the Baltimore Orioles over the weekend and came away with his 12th win of the season. He allowed three runs on nine base hits in that outing while walking one and striking out six. He now has a 2.97 ERA on the year and he has struck out 133 batters in 145.2 innings on the mound.
Will Venable has four hits in 10 plate appearances against Lynn in his career with a double and a solo home run. Yangervis Solarte is 0-for-6 against him with a walk and no strikeouts.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 41-72-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Diego Padres is -0.1
St Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St Louis Cardinals are 52-60-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for St Louis Cardinals is -0.1
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
08/13/14 1B Yonder Alonso Forearm questionable
08/12/14 SS Everth Cabrera Hamstring 15-day DL (8/11)
07/28/14 LF Carlos Quentin Knee 15-day DL (7/27)
07/23/14 CF Cameron Maybin Suspension has been suspended for 25 games
06/26/14 P Andrew Cashner Shoulder 15-day DL (6/21)
06/26/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
06/14/14 P Troy Patton Shoulder 60-day DL (6/14)
05/22/14 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (5/18)
03/28/14 P Cory Luebke Elbow 60-day DL (3/7)
03/28/14 P Joe Wieland Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Josh Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (3/21); out for season
St Louis Cardinals
08/08/14 P Jason Motte Back 15-day DL (8/1)
07/10/14 C Yadier Molina Thumb 15-day DL (7/9)
07/06/14 P Jaime Garcia Shoulder 60-day DL (6/24), out for season
06/23/14 P Michael Wacha Shoulder 60-day DL (6/21)
05/13/14 P Tyler Lyons Shoulder 15-day DL (5/12)
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego
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