Sunday, August 21, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Braden Shipley vs. Luis Perdomo
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Petco Park on Sunday to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Braden Shipley for the Diamondbacks and Luis Perdomo for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -115 and San Diego at +105. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Diamondbacks have a 70-48-4 over/under record and a 49-73-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 40% of the time. The Padres are 72-50-0 against the run line and have a 64-56-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 59% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 50-72 record, including 29-32 on the road. Starting pitcher Braden Shipley has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.47. He has 17 strikeouts over his 29.1 innings pitched and he has given up 30 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.98. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen while being struck out 372 times and walking 194 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.07 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 1,193 base hits and 624 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 453 batters and struck out 982. They walk 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
As a team, Arizona is batting .264, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .264 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.27 hits per game. Jean Segura comes into this game hitting .321 and his on-base percentage is at .368. He has 156 hits this season along with 75 runs scored and 49 runs batted in. He's struck out 77 times and has walked 27 times. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .301 and he has an on-base percentage of .422. He has totaled 132 hits so far while scoring 79 runs and he's driven in 74. He has walked 90 times and has struck out 109 times. The Diamondbacks have 1,131 hits, including 221 doubles and 140 home runs. They've stolen 100 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 26 times. Arizona has walked 347 times this season and they've struck out 1,078 times as a unit. They've left 857 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 558 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this matchup with a 29-30 home record and a 52-70 overall mark. With an earned run average of 6.68, Luis Perdomo has a 5-7 record and a 1.84 WHIP. He has 79 strikeouts over the 99.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 143 hits. He has allowed 12.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.93. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 404 times and walking 179 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.94 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.93 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,081 base knocks and 555 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a staff has walked 443 hitters and struck out 959. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.43.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .248 average at home. The Padres hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in baseball with 8.07 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .271 and he has an OBP of .347. He has 124 hits this year along with 80 runs scored and 71 RBI. He's struck out 119 times and has walked on 54 occasions. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .289 and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 83 hits so far while he's scored 44 runs and drove in 52. He has earned a walk 26 times and has punched out 44 times. The Padres as a unit have 985 base hits, including 200 doubles and 142 homers. They have 102 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 32 times. San Diego as a team has walked 348 times this year and they have struck out 1,118 times. They've had 735 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They score 4.38 runs per game and have totaled 534 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 70-48-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 49-73-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 64-56-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 72-50-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/07/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 15-day DL (8/6), out for season
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 15-day DL (7/23)
07/17/16 C Chris Herrmann Hamstring 15-day DL (7/17)
07/07/16 P Andrew Chafin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/4)
05/27/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow 60-day DL (5/26)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
San Diego Padres
08/07/16 P Erik Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (7/4), out for season
08/02/16 3B Alexi Amarista Hamstring 15-day DL (8/2)
08/01/16 P Colin Rea Elbow 15-day DL (7/31), out for season
06/28/16 CF Jon Jay Forearm 15-day DL (6/20)
06/28/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 60-day DL (3/25)
05/31/16 P Cesar Vargas Elbow 15-day DL (5/29)
05/09/16 2B Jemile Weeks Hamstring 60-day DL (5/8)
04/21/16 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (4/18)
04/21/16 2B Cory Spangenberg Quad 60-day DL (4/20)
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 15-day DL (4/5)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 P Carter Capps Arm 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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