Saturday, September 26, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson (9-10) vs. Robbie Erlin (0-1)
The San Diego Padres host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Petco Park on Saturday. The Diamondbacks send Jeremy Hellickson to the mound to face Robbie Erlin of the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +101 and San Diego at -111. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Diamondbacks, with a 79-74 run line record, cover the spread 52% of the time. They also have a 77-68 over/under record. The Padres are 73-80 against the run line and have a 90-57 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
The Diamondbacks show up with a 73-80 record, including 38-40 on the road. Jeremy Hellickson has an earned run average of 4.73 and is 9-10 so far on the season while having a 1.34 WHIP. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 11-14 over his 135 innings pitched this season while giving up 140 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 12-10. The team is averaging 4.2 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 504 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen while being struck out 468 times and walking 200 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.87 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.36 batters per nine. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03.
Arizona is batting .265 as a team, which is good for 6th in the league and hitting .261 away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.27 hits per game and A.J. Pollock leads the team with 182.
San Diego is 37-38 at home while holding a 72-81 overall record on the season. Robbie Erlin is starting this game 0-1 for the season with an earned run average of 21.00 and a WHIP of 3.33. In his starts, the Padres are 0-1 and he has allowed 9 hits over 3 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-0. The team is averaging 2 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 428 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 463 times and walking 173 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.61 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.63 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.12.
They are batting .245 as a team, which is good for 28th in the league and hitting .249 at home. The Padres hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in baseball with 8.29 hits per game and Matt Kemp leads the team with 153.
Arizona has a team fielding percentage of .986 after having committed 79 errors with 1,615 assists and 4,154 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .984 team fielding percentage while committing 90 errors, accumulating 1,482 assists and compiling 4,087 put outs.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 77-68 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 79-74 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 90-57 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 73-80 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/15 SS Nick Ahmed Back out indefinitely
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
San Diego Padres
09/25/15 1B Yangervis Solarte Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
09/13/15 P Colin Rea Elbow "?" for next scheduled start
09/09/15 1B Yonder Alonso Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/2)
08/15/15 P Brandon Maurer Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/10)
05/06/15 P Brandon Morrow Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/3)
04/06/15 P Cory Luebke Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/4), out for season
04/06/15 P Josh Johnson Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4), out for season
04/04/15 C Tim Federowicz Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/26)
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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