Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies (2-2) vs. Andrew Cashner (6-15)
The Milwaukee Brewers take on the San Diego Padres on Wednesday at Petco Park. The probable starters are Zach Davies for the Brewers and Andrew Cashner for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +138 and San Diego at -148. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Brewers, with a 72-84 run line record, cover the spread 46% of the time. They also have a 81-65 over/under record. The Padres are 74-82 against the run line and have a 91-59 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
The Brewers head into this matchup with a 66-90 record, including 32-46 on the road. Zach Davies has a 2-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.67 and a 1.26 WHIP. The Brewers are 3-2 over his 27 innings pitched and he's also given up 21 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-2. The team is averaging 5.4 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.53 and they've given up 461 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 524 and walked 171 batters this season while opposing teams hit .238 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 9.03 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.87 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.34, they are 26th in the league.
Milwaukee is batting .254 as a team, which is good for 14th in the league and hitting .253 away from home. Ranked at 24th in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .310 and they hold a .398 team slugging percentage. With 149 hits, Gerardo Parra leads the team while his team ranks 15th in hits per game with 8.6.
With a 38-40 home record, San Diego will hope to improve on their 73-83 overall mark. Andrew Cashner has a record of 6-15 while sporting an earned run average of 4.21 on the year with a 1.42 WHIP. The Padres have a record of 12-18 over the 179.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 191 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 17-11. The team is averaging 3.5 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.12 and they have given up 430 hits on the season. The Padres bullpen has struck out 471 batters and walked 177 this season while opposing teams have hit .238 against them. San Diego has a team average of 8.56 hits per game and are averaging 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.11, they are 20th in the league.
They are batting .244 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .247 at home. Ranked at 30th in the league in on-base percentage, the Padres sit at .301 and they hold a .388 team slugging percentage. With 157 hits, Matt Kemp leads the team while his team ranks 28th in hits per game with 8.24.
The Brewers have committed 111 errors and have combined for 1,613 assists and 4,146 put outs leading to a .981 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Padres have accumulated 90 errors while having 1,517 assists and 4,168 put outs leading to a .984 fielding percentage.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 81-65 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 72-84 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 91-59 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 74-82 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/29/15 RF Ryan Braun Back out for season
09/23/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique out for season
09/21/15 2B Elian Herrera Thigh likely out for season
09/17/15 P Jimmy Nelson Head Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/22)
09/17/15 P Matt Garza Personal out for season
08/14/15 P Michael Blazek Hand Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/13)
San Diego Padres
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)
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers
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