Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Odrisamer Despaigne (4-7) vs. Jose Urena (1-4)
The Miami Marlins welcome the San Diego Padres to Marlins Park on Saturday. The probable starters are Odrisamer Despaigne for the Padres and Jose Urena for the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +100 and Miami at -108. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Padres, with a 53-49 run line record, cover the spread 52% of the time. They also have a 54-44 over/under record. The Marlins have a 44-53 over/under record and a 49-53 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
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The Padres head into this matchup with a 49-53 record, including 25-28 on the road. Starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne holds a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.22. The Padres are 6-14 over his 96.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 97 hits over that time period. The bullpen has given up 276 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.71. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen while being struck out 288 times and walking 105 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.51 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.27 batters per nine. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 3.90.
As a team, San Diego is batting .238, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .243 average away from home. The Padres on-base percentage sits at .294, which puts them at 30th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .373. They rank 27th in baseball with 8.06 hits per game and Matt Kemp leads the team with 100.
With a 25-25 home record, Miami will hope to improve on their 42-60 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.04, Jose Urena will come into this game holding a 1-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP. The Marlins have a record of 2-5 over the 42.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 43 hits. The Marlins are also 0-6 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 276 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.21. Teams are hitting .238 against the Marlins bullpen while being struck out 313 times and walking 110 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.36 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.29 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .258 average at home. The Marlins on-base percentage sits at .305, which puts them at 23rd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .375. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.52 hits per game and Dee Gordon leads the team with 124.
In terms of team defense, the Padres have a fielding percentage of .984 with 59 total errors, 1003 assists and 2,736 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 47 errors, accumulating 1008 assists and compiling 2,683 put outs.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 54-44 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 53-49 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 44-53 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 49-53 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
07/31/15 P Ian Kennedy Personal scratched from start Friday vs. Miami Marlins
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)
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); out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres
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