Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Ian Kennedy (6-9) vs. Taylor Jungmann (5-3)
The Milwaukee Brewers welcome the San Diego Padres to Miller Park on Wednesday. The Padres send Ian Kennedy to the mound to face Taylor Jungmann of the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +110 and Milwaukee at -120. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Padres have a 58-44 over/under record and a 56-50 run line mark, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Brewers have a 50-50 over/under record and a 48-59 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 45% of the time.
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The Padres come into this game with a 52-54 record, and they are 28-29 away from home. Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy holds a 6-9 record with an earned run average of 4.44 and a WHIP of 1.29. The Padres are 9-10 over his 103.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 103 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Padres are 9-10 in his starts. The team is averaging 4.3 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 281 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 298 and walked 109 batters this season while opposing teams hit .230 against them. San Diego has a team average of 8.42 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 is batting .240 as a team, which is good for 28th in the league and hitting .245 away from home. The Padres hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296 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 8.14.
With a 44-63 overall record, Milwaukee will come into this game 20-34 at home. With an earned run average of 2.23, Taylor Jungmann will come into this game holding a 5-3 record and a 1.10 WHIP. The Brewers have a record of 6-4 over the 64.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 50 hits. Against the over/under, the Brewers are 2-7 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.7 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. The Brewers bullpen has struck out 335 batters and walked 114 this season while opposing teams have hit .231 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 8.99 hits per game and are averaging 7.93 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.18, they are 25th in the league.
They are batting .249 as a team, which is good for 22nd in the league and hitting .244 at home. The Brewers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303 which is good for 23rd 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 60 errors with 1,051 assists and 2,848 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Brewers have accumlated 81 errors while having 1083 assists and 2,849 put outs leading to a .980 fielding percentage.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 58-44 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 56-50 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 50-50 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 48-59 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
08/04/15 LF Justin Upton Thumb injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
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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