Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner (4-10) vs. Jimmy Nelson (8-9)
The San Diego Padres take on the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park. The Padres send Andrew Cashner to the mound to face Jimmy Nelson of the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +100 and Milwaukee at -110. The over/under was set at 8. The Padres have a 57-44 over/under record and a 55-50 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Brewers have a 49-50 over/under record and a 48-58 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 45% of the time.
The Padres show up with a 51-54 record, including 27-29 on the road. Andrew Cashner has an earned run average of 4.13 and is 4-10 so far on the season while having a 1.32 WHIP. He's pitched 122 innings thus far while surrendering 124 hits over that time and when he starts, the Padres are 8-12. The Padres are also 11-7 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 279 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 295 and walked 107 batters this season while opposing teams hit .230 against them. San Diego has a team average of 8.41 hits allowed per game and are averaging 8.22 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.89, they are 16th in the league.
San Diego ranks 28th in the league in team batting average at .239 while hitting .244 on the road. The Padres hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295 which is good for 30th in baseball. With 103 hits, Matt Kemp leads the team while his team ranks 27th in hits per game with 8.1.
Milwaukee is 20-33 at home while holding a 44-62 overall record on the season. Jimmy Nelson is starting this game 8-9 for the season with an earned run average of 3.76 and a WHIP of 1.26. He's pitched 129.1 innings thus far while surrendering 116 hits over that time in which the Brewers are 9-12. The Brewers are also 10-10 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have given up 278 base hits on the year. The Brewers bullpen has struck out 329 batters and walked 111 this season while opposing teams have hit .231 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 8.96 hits per game and are averaging 7.93 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.09, they are 24th in the league.
They rank 22nd in the league in team batting average with a .249 average while hitting .244 at home. The Brewers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303 which is good for 27th in baseball. With 107 hits, Gerardo Parra leads the team while his team ranks 19th in hits per game with 8.41.
San Diego has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 59 errors with 1,038 assists and 2,821 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Brewers have accumlated 80 errors while having 1075 assists and 2,822 put outs leading to a .980 fielding percentage.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 57-44 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 55-50 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-50 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 48-58 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)
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres
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