Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Luis Perdomo
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Petco Park on Wednesday to take on the San Diego Padres. The probable pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Luis Perdomo for the Padres. The opening line for this game has Arizona at -130 and San Diego at +120. The over/under is 7.5. The Diamondbacks have a 86-58-6 over/under mark and a 61-89-0 run line record, meaning they cover 41% of the time. The Padres are 86-64-0 against the run line and have a 75-71-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 57% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 63-87 record, and they are 33-39 on the road. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 12-7 record with an ERA of 4.42 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 127 strikeouts during his 152.2 innings pitched and he has given up 159 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have allowed 554 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the pen while they've been struck out 476 times and walked 251 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.88 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 1,481 base hits and 781 earned runs. They have allowed 190 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 565 batters and struck out 1,213. 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 hitting .264, good for 7th 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 9.27 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this game hitting .319 and his on-base percentage is at .364. He has 190 hits this season along with 91 runs scored and 59 runs batted in. He's struck out 95 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 1,392 hits, including 269 doubles and 175 home runs. They've stolen 124 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 30 times. Arizona has walked 438 times this season and they've struck out 1,331 times as a unit. They've left 1,055 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 704 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this game with a 34-38 home mark and a 63-87 overall record. With an ERA of 5.68, Luis Perdomo has a 8-9 record and a 1.63 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 134.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 175 hits. He has allowed 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.53. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 478 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 485 times and walking 212 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.78 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,333 base knocks and 661 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 170 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 534 hitters and struck out 1,153. 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 4.38.
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 .389 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 .337. He has 144 hits this year along with 90 runs scored and 86 RBI. He's struck out 150 times and has walked on 62 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .293 and he has an OBP of .343. 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 1,182 base hits, including 233 doubles and 165 homers. They have 119 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 42 times. San Diego as a team has walked 419 times this year and they have struck out 1,389 times. They've had 899 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They score 4.23 runs per game and have totaled 634 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 86-58-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 61-89-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-71-4 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 86-64-0 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
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres
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