Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Mat Latos (4-6) vs. Odrisamer Despaigne (3-7)
The Miami Marlins take on the San Diego Padres on Sunday at Petco Park. The probable starters are Mat Latos for the Marlins and Odrisamer Despaigne for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Miami at -117 and San Diego at +107. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Marlins, with a 47-50 run line record, cover the spread 49% of the time. They also have a 43-49 over/under record. The Padres are 49-48 against the run line and have a 52-41 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
The Marlins show up with a 41-56 record, including 17-33 on the road. Mat Latos has an earned run average of 4.48 and is 4-6 so far on the season while having a 1.26 WHIP. He's pitched 82.1 innings thus far while surrendering 79 hits over that time and when he starts, the Marlins are 6-9. The Marlins are also 8-7 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.29 and they've given up 266 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 298 and walked 104 batters this season while opposing teams hit .239 against them. Miami has a team average of 8.4 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.25 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.72, they are 13th in the league.
Miami ranks 9th in the league in team batting average at .256 while hitting .251 on the road. Ranked at 23rd in the league in on-base percentage, the Marlins sit at .307 and they hold a .378 team slugging percentage. With 122 hits, Dee Gordon leads the team while his team ranks 13th in hits per game with 8.64.
San Diego is 22-25 at home while holding a 45-52 overall record on the season. Odrisamer Despaigne is starting this game 3-7 for the season with an earned run average of 4.98 and a WHIP of 1.26. He's pitched 90.1 innings thus far while surrendering 95 hits over that time in which the Padres are 5-9. The Padres are also 8-6 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 3.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.78 and they have given up 268 hits on the season. The Padres bullpen has struck out 273 batters and walked 104 this season while opposing teams have hit .237 against them. San Diego has a team average of 8.61 hits per game and are averaging 8.31 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.94, they are 19th in the league.
They rank 29th in the league in team batting average with a .236 average while hitting .232 at home. Ranked at 30th in the league in on-base percentage, the Padres sit at .294 and they hold a .370 team slugging percentage. With 93 hits, Matt Kemp leads the team while his team ranks 28th in hits per game with 7.99.
The Marlins have committed 44 errors and have combined for 964 assists and 2,554 put outs leading to a .988 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Padres have accumlated 56 errors while having 956 assists and 2,604 put outs leading to a .985 fielding percentage.
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 43-49 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 47-50 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 52-41 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 49-48 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/12/15 2B Dee Gordon Thumb Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)
07/10/15 2B Jeff Baker Side Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/8)
07/01/15 RF Giancarlo Stanton Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/04/15 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/22)
04/14/15 3B Don Kelly Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/13)
04/08/15 P Aaron Crow Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29) out for season
San Diego Padres
06/30/15 2B Cory Spangenberg Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/28)
06/16/15 CF Wil Myers Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/14)
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)
04/06/15 P Josh Johnson Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
04/04/15 C Tim Federowicz Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/26)
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres
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