Thursday, August 6, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Odrisamer Despaigne (5-7) vs. Matt Garza (5-12)
The San Diego Padres head to Miller Park on Thursday to take on the Milwaukee Brewers. Odrisamer Despaigne is the probable starter for the Padres and he'll face Matt Garza of the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +105 and Milwaukee at -115. The over/under was set at 8. The Padres have a 58-45 over/under record and a 56-51 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Brewers are 49-59 against the run line and have a 50-51 over/under record. They cover the spread 45% of the time.
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The Padres head into this matchup with a 52-55 record, including 28-30 on the road. Odrisamer Despaigne has a 5-7 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.75 and a 1.21 WHIP. In his starts, the Padres are 7-9 over his 102.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 102 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Padres are 9-7 in his starts. He is getting 3.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 300 and walked 111 batters this season while opposing teams hit .233 against them. San Diego has a team average of 8.45 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.
As a team, San Diego is batting .239, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. The Padres hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296 which is good for 30th in baseball. With 104 hits, Matt Kemp leads the team while his team ranks 27th in hits per game with 8.12.
With a 21-34 home record, Milwaukee will hope to improve on their 45-63 overall mark. Matt Garza has a record of 5-12 while sporting an earned run average of 5.17 on the year with a 1.53 WHIP. In his starts, the Brewers are 7-12 and he has allowed 137 hits over 116.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Brewers are 11-7 when he starts. He is getting 3.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. The Brewers bullpen has struck out 342 batters and walked 114 this season while opposing teams have hit .234 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 8.97 hits per game and are averaging 7.92 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.14, they are 25th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .246 average at home. The Brewers hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304 which is good for 23rd in baseball. With 108 hits, Gerardo Parra leads the team while his team ranks 18th in hits per game with 8.44.
San Diego has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 60 errors with 1,059 assists and 2,872 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Brewers have accumlated 82 errors while having 1092 assists and 2,876 put outs leading to a .980 fielding percentage.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 58-45 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 56-51 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 50-51 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 49-59 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
08/04/15 LF Justin Upton Thumb "?" Wednesday 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 Brewers
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