Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jose De Leon vs. Paul Clemens
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Tuesday to take on the San Diego Padres. The probable pitchers are Jose De Leon for the Dodgers and Paul Clemens for the Padres. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles at -153 and San Diego at +143. The over/under is 8. The Dodgers have a 66-80-10 over/under mark and a 76-80-0 run line record, meaning they cover 49% of the time. The Padres are 91-65-0 against the run line and have a 77-75-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 58% of the time.
The Dodgers head into this game with a 90-66 record, and they are 37-38 on the road. Starting pitcher Jose De Leon has a 2-0 record with an ERA of 5.52 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 14 strikeouts during his 14.2 innings pitched and he has given up 15 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.21 and they have allowed 446 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the pen while they've been struck out 604 times and walked 194 times this year. As a unit, Los Angeles has given up 9.45 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.21 hitters per nine. They are 21st in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.37. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 1,202 base hits and 564 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 444 batters and struck out 1,459. They walk 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team, Los Angeles is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .264 average on the road. The Dodgers have a .404 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .322 which is good for 15th in the league. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.74 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this game hitting .313 and his on-base percentage is at .371. He has 190 hits this season along with 103 runs scored and 72 runs batted in. He's struck out 129 times and has walked 54 times. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .283 and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 158 hits so far while scoring 68 runs and he's driven in 88. He has walked 55 times and has struck out 117 times. The Dodgers have 1,331 hits, including 262 doubles and 185 home runs. They've stolen 44 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 25 times. Los Angeles has walked 512 times this season and they've struck out 1,277 times as a unit. They've left 1,063 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 706 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this game with a 37-41 home mark and a 66-90 overall record. With an ERA of 4.48, Paul Clemens has a 3-5 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 65 hits. He has allowed 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.07. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 493 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 495 times and walking 216 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.89 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.66 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.40. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,371 base knocks and 679 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 174 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 552 hitters and struck out 1,181. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .240 average at home. The Padres hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.82 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .260 and he has an OBP of .337. He has 149 hits this year along with 95 runs scored and 92 RBI. He's struck out 155 times and has walked on 66 occasions. Jon Jay is hitting .285 and he has an OBP of .335. He has collected 95 hits so far while he's scored 45 runs and drove in 25. He has earned a walk 19 times and has punched out 74 times. The Padres as a unit have 1,220 base hits, including 243 doubles and 173 homers. They have 123 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 43 times. San Diego as a team has walked 438 times this year and they have struck out 1,444 times. They've had 928 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They score 4.22 runs per game and have totaled 659 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 66-80-10 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 76-80-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 77-75-4 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 91-65-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/10/16 P Carlos Frias Oblique 60-day DL (9/9)
08/10/16 LF Scott Van Slyke Wrist 60-day DL (8/8)
07/21/16 P Chris Hatcher Oblique 60-day DL (7/20)
07/19/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Elbow 15-day DL (7/9)
07/16/16 LF Trayce Thompson Back 60-day DL (7/10)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 60-day DL (5/22)
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
San Diego Padres
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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