Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Colin Rea
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Petco Park on Sunday to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Colin Rea for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -165 and San Diego at +155. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Dodgers have a 18-21-3 over/under record and a 19-23-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 45% of the time. The Padres are 28-15-0 against the run line and have a 19-23-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 65% of the time.
The Dodgers head into this matchup with a 21-22 record, including 11-10 on the road. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 2.87 and a WHIP of 1.09. He has 43 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he has given up 37 hits so far this season. He has allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.66. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen while being struck out 112 times and walking 46 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.03 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.12 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 324 base hits and 159 earned runs. They have allowed 40 home runs this season and they allow 0.9 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 119 batters and struck out 368. They walk 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team, Los Angeles is batting .254, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .269 average away from home. The Dodgers hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320 which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.43 hits per game. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .280 and his on-base percentage is at .360. He has 40 hits this season along with 14 runs scored and 20 runs batted in. He's struck out 35 times and has walked 19 times. Corey Seager is hitting .288 and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 47 hits so far while scoring 26 runs and he's driven in 22. He has walked 14 times and has struck out 27 times. The Dodgers have 356 hits, including 70 doubles and 41 home runs. They've stolen 9 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 8 times. Los Angeles has walked 141 times this season and they've struck out 325 times as a unit. They've left 301 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 183 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this matchup with a 9-14 home record and a 18-25 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.37, Colin Rea has a 3-2 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 45.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 44 hits. He has allowed 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.66. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 145 times and walking 67 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.55 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.39 batters per nine. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 365 base knocks and 167 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 42 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 170 hitters and struck out 358. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .216 average at home. The Padres hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.53 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .262 and he has an OBP of .288. He has 44 hits this year along with 23 runs scored and 17 RBI. He's struck out 45 times and has walked on 7 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .283 and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 43 hits so far while he's scored 15 runs and drove in 14. He has earned a walk 12 times and has punched out 35 times. The Padres as a unit have 324 base hits, including 67 doubles and 39 homers. They have 26 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 12 times. San Diego as a team has walked 109 times this year and they have struck out 397 times. They've had 262 men left on base and have an OPS of .646. They score 3.58 runs per game and have totaled 154 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 18-21-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 19-23-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 19-23-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 28-15-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
05/21/16 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. San Diego Padres
05/03/16 P Josh Ravin Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 15-day DL (4/23)
04/11/16 LF Scott Van Slyke Back 15-day DL (4/10)
04/05/16 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
04/04/16 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/03/16 3B Alex Guerrero Knee 15-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
San Diego Padres
05/13/16 P Andrew Cashner Hamstring 15-day DL (5/9)
05/09/16 2B Jemile Weeks Hamstring 15-day DL (5/8)
04/21/16 2B Cory Spangenberg Quad 15-day DL (4/20)
04/21/16 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (4/18)
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 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 15-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres
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