Monday, September 19, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Braden Shipley vs. Clayton Richard
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Petco Park on Monday to take on the San Diego Padres. The probable pitchers are Braden Shipley for the Diamondbacks and Clayton Richard for the Padres. The opening line for this game has Arizona at +104 and San Diego at -114. The over/under is 8.5. The Diamondbacks have a 85-57-6 over/under mark and a 59-89-0 run line record, meaning they cover 40% of the time. The Padres are 86-62-0 against the run line and have a 75-69-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 58% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 62-86 record, and they are 33-38 on the road. Starting pitcher Braden Shipley has a 4-3 record with an ERA of 5.56 and a WHIP of 1.55. He has 31 strikeouts during his 55 innings pitched and he has given up 63 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.81. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have allowed 547 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the pen while they've been struck out 468 times and walked 244 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.9 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.08 hitters per nine. They are 30th in the Majors in team earned run average at 5.22. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 1,464 base hits and 772 earned runs. They have allowed 188 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 555 batters and struck out 1,194. They walk 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.52 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team, Arizona is hitting .263, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .258 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .434 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .323 which is good for 15th in the league. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.24 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .297 and his on-base percentage is at .414. He has 157 hits this season along with 96 runs scored and 85 runs batted in. He's struck out 140 times and has walked 105 times. Jean Segura is hitting .317 and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 186 hits so far while scoring 91 runs and he's driven in 57. He has walked 32 times and has struck out 93 times. The Diamondbacks have 1,368 hits, including 264 doubles and 172 home runs. They've stolen 123 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 30 times. Arizona has walked 428 times this season and they've struck out 1,314 times as a unit. They've left 1,036 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 692 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this game with a 33-38 home mark and a 62-86 overall record. With an ERA of 3.00, Clayton Richard has a 2-3 record and a 1.69 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 51 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 64 hits. He has allowed 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 472 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 481 times and walking 211 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.81 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,316 base knocks and 653 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 169 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 527 hitters and struck out 1,143. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .242 average at home. The Padres hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.89 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .260 and he has an OBP of .334. He has 142 hits this year along with 89 runs scored and 83 RBI. He's struck out 149 times and has walked on 60 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .297 and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 92 hits so far while he's scored 41 runs and drove in 25. He has earned a walk 18 times and has punched out 69 times. The Padres as a unit have 1,168 base hits, including 232 doubles and 163 homers. They have 119 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 40 times. San Diego as a team has walked 415 times this year and they have struck out 1,374 times. They've had 887 men left on base and have an OPS of .689. They score 4.24 runs per game and have totaled 628 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 85-57-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 59-89-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-69-4 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 86-62-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/16/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow out for season
09/11/16 CF A.J. Pollock Groin out indefinitely
09/10/16 C Chris Herrmann Hand out indefinitely
08/07/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 60-day DL (8/6), out for season
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 60-day DL (7/23); out for season
San Diego Padres
09/17/16 3B Yangervis Solarte Personal out indefinitely
09/01/16 C Christian Bethancourt Ribs 15-day DL (8/31)
08/23/16 RF Jabari Blash Finger 15-day DL (8/19)
08/07/16 P Erik Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (7/4), out for season
08/01/16 P Colin Rea Elbow 15-day DL (7/31), out for season
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 60-day DL (4/5)
04/03/16 P Carter Capps Arm 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres
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