Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner (5-15) vs. Robbie Ray (4-11)
The San Diego Padres head to Chase Field on Wednesday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Padres and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +111 and Arizona at -121. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Padres have a 84-55 over/under record and a 70-75 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 74-70 against the run line and have a 73-63 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
The Padres come into this game with a 68-77 record, and they are 33-40 away from home. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner holds a 5-15 record with an earned run average of 4.27 and a WHIP of 1.43. In his starts, the Padres are 10-18 over his 166.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 182 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Padres are 16-10 in his starts. The team is averaging 3.5 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 401 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen while being struck out 429 times and walking 160 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.57 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.49 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06.
San Diego is batting .244 as a team, which is good for 27th in the league and hitting .239 away from home. The Padres hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in baseball with 8.27 hits per game and Matt Kemp leads the team with 146.
With a 68-76 overall record, Arizona will come into this game 34-39 at home. With an earned run average of 3.54, Robbie Ray will come into this game holding a 4-11 record and a 1.31 WHIP. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 5-14 and he has allowed 99 hits over 106.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 6-12 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.1 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.46 and they have given up 483 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 438 times and walking 188 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.03 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.28 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.10.
They are batting .265 as a team, which is good for 7th in the league and hitting .271 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.27 hits per game and A.J. Pollock leads the team with 167.
San Diego has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 85 errors with 1,421 assists and 3,880 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 72 errors, accumulating 1,534 assists and compiling 3,920 put outs.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 84-55 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 70-75 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 73-63 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 74-70 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
09/15/15 C Derek Norris Hand "?" Tuesday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
09/15/15 P James Shields Shoulder "?" for next start
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)
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)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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