Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Archie Bradley vs. Paul Clemens
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Petco Park on Tuesday to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Archie Bradley for the Diamondbacks and Paul Clemens for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -105 and San Diego at -105. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Diamondbacks have a 86-57-6 over/under record and a 60-89-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 40% of the time. The Padres are 86-63-0 against the run line and have a 75-70-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 58% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 63-86 record, including 33-38 on the road. Starting pitcher Archie Bradley has a 7-9 record with an earned run average of 5.07 and a WHIP of 1.58. He has 120 strikeouts over his 126 innings pitched and he has given up 139 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.39. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 5.11 and they have given up 552 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen while being struck out 474 times and walking 249 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.88 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.24. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 1,473 base hits and 779 earned runs. They have allowed 189 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 562 batters and struck out 1,208. 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 4.54.
As a team, Arizona is batting .264, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .258 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.29 hits per game. Jean Segura comes into this game hitting .319 and his on-base percentage is at .365. He has 189 hits this season along with 91 runs scored and 59 runs batted in. He's struck out 94 times and has walked 33 times. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .295 and he has an on-base percentage of .412. He has totaled 158 hits so far while scoring 97 runs and he's driven in 85. He has walked 106 times and has struck out 141 times. The Diamondbacks have 1,384 hits, including 268 doubles and 175 home runs. They've stolen 124 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 30 times. Arizona has walked 436 times this season and they've struck out 1,326 times as a unit. They've left 1,050 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 702 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this matchup with a 33-38 home record and a 62-87 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.94, Paul Clemens has a 3-5 record and a 1.65 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 54.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 62 hits. He has allowed 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.23. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 477 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 482 times and walking 212 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 9.01 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,326 base knocks and 659 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 170 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 532 hitters and struck out 1,148. 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 4.40.
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 7.88 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .260 and he has an OBP of .334. He has 143 hits this year along with 89 runs scored and 85 RBI. He's struck out 150 times and has walked on 60 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .297 and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 93 hits so far while he's scored 42 runs and drove in 25. He has earned a walk 18 times and has punched out 70 times. The Padres as a unit have 1,174 base hits, including 233 doubles and 164 homers. They have 119 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 41 times. San Diego as a team has walked 416 times this year and they have struck out 1,384 times. They've had 892 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They score 4.23 runs per game and have totaled 631 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 86-57-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-89-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-70-4 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 86-63-0 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 Diamondbacks
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