Sunday, April 17, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Robbie Erlin
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Petco Park on Sunday to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Robbie Erlin for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -124 and San Diego at +114. The over/under was set at 7. The Diamondbacks have a 4-7-0 over/under record and a 3-8-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 27% of the time. The Padres are 5-6-0 against the run line and have a 3-7-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 4-7 record, including 2-2 on the road. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.46 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 7 strikeouts over his 13 innings pitched and he has given up 14 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.31. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 35 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen while being struck out 29 times and walking 17 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.74 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.77 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.29. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 105 base hits and 57 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 39 batters and struck out 73. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 5.01.
As a team, Arizona is batting .246, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .219 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301 which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.27 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .200 and his on-base percentage is at .319. He has 8 hits this season along with 5 runs scored and 9 runs batted in. He's struck out 13 times and has walked 6 times. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .185 and he has an on-base percentage of .258. He has totaled 5 hits so far while scoring 2 runs and he's driven in 4. He has walked 3 times and has struck out 8 times. The Diamondbacks have 91 hits, including 19 doubles and 12 home runs. They've stolen 7 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 3 times. Arizona has walked 26 times this season and they've struck out 89 times as a unit. They've left 67 men on base and have a team OPS of .717. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 43 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this matchup with a 0-4 home record and a 3-8 overall mark. With an earned run average of 0.93, Robbie Erlin has a 1-1 record and a 0.62 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 9.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 4 hits. He has allowed 3.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.91. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 30 times and walking 15 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.43 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.62 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 89 base knocks and 51 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a staff has walked 40 hitters and struck out 91. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 22nd in the league while putting together a .151 average at home. The Padres hold a .321 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .278 which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 7.55 hits per contest. Matt Kemp comes into this matchup batting .275 and he has an OBP of .293. He has 11 hits this year along with 4 runs scored and 10 RBI. He's struck out 7 times and has walked on 1 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .217 and he has an OBP of .265. He has collected 10 hits so far while he's scored 5 runs and drove in 5. He has earned a walk 3 times and has punched out 13 times. The Padres as a unit have 83 base hits, including 13 doubles and 7 homers. They have 7 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 3 times. San Diego as a team has walked 26 times this year and they have struck out 104 times. They've had 66 men left on base and have an OPS of .598. They score 3.55 runs per game and have totaled 39 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 4-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 3-8-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 3-7-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 5-6-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
04/04/16 P Josh Collment Shoulder 15-day DL (3/28)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
San Diego Padres
04/11/16 3B Yangervis Solarte Hamstring 15-day DL (4/10)
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 15-day DL (4/5)
04/08/16 P Matt Thornton Achilles 15-day DL (4/4)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back 15-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 15-day DL (3/25)
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres
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