Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: James Shields (8-4) vs. Jose Fernandez (4-0)
The Miami Marlins welcome the San Diego Padres to Marlins Park on Sunday. James Shields is the probable starter for the Padres and he'll face Jose Fernandez of the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +147 and Miami at -157. The over/under was set at 6.5. The Padres have a 55-44 over/under record and a 54-49 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Marlins have a 45-53 over/under record and a 49-54 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
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The Padres show up with a 50-53 record, including 26-28 on the road. James Shields has a 8-4 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.77 and a 1.30 WHIP. In his starts, the Padres are 11-11 over his 133.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 127 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 14-7. He is getting 4.6 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.69 and they've given up 277 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen while being struck out 291 times and walking 105 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.45 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.25 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88.
As a team, San Diego is batting .239, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. Ranked at 30th in the league in on-base percentage, the Padres sit at .295 and they hold a .373 team slugging percentage. They rank 27th in baseball with 8.1 hits per game and Matt Kemp leads the team with 100.
Miami is 25-26 at home while holding a 42-61 overall record on the season. Jose Fernandez has a record of 4-0 while sporting an earned run average of 2.53 on the year with a 1.03 WHIP. In his starts, the Marlins are 4-1 and he has allowed 26 hits over 32 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-2. He is getting 3.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.30 and they have given up 281 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .238 against the Marlins bullpen while being struck out 319 times and walking 114 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.38 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.28 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 15th in the league while putting together a .255 average at home. Ranked at 24th in the league in on-base percentage, the Marlins sit at .304 and they hold a .374 team slugging percentage. They rank 17th in baseball with 8.49 hits per game and Dee Gordon leads the team with 124.
The Padres have committed 59 errors and have combined for 1016 assists and 2,769 put outs leading to a .985 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 48 errors, accumulating 1020 assists and compiling 2,716 put outs.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 55-44 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 54-49 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 45-53 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 49-54 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
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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