Sunday, August 7, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jerad Eickhoff vs. Jarred Cosart
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Petco Park on Sunday to take on the San Diego Padres. The probable pitchers are Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies and Jarred Cosart for the Padres. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia at +106 and San Diego at -116. The over/under is 8. The Phillies have a 53-56-2 over/under mark and a 57-54-0 run line record, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Padres are 66-43-0 against the run line and have a 56-51-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 61% of the time.
The Phillies head into this game with a 51-60 record, and they are 26-31 on the road. Starting pitcher Jerad Eickhoff has a 6-12 record with an ERA of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 112 strikeouts during his 132 innings pitched and he has given up 129 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.77. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have allowed 354 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the pen while they've been struck out 340 times and walked 133 times this year. As a unit, Philadelphia has given up 9.06 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.27 hitters per nine. They are 19th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.31. The Phillies pitchers have collectively given up 991 base hits and 471 earned runs. They have allowed 132 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 301 batters and struck out 904. They walk 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
As a team, Philadelphia is hitting .239, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .255 average on the road. The Phillies have a .383 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .296 which is good for 30th in the league. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.96 hits per contest. Maikel Franco comes into this game hitting .253 and his on-base percentage is at .306. He has 100 hits this season along with 44 runs scored and 66 runs batted in. He's struck out 76 times and has walked 29 times. Odubel Herrera is hitting .284 and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 115 hits so far while scoring 59 runs and he's driven in 37. He has walked 51 times and has struck out 85 times. The Phillies have 883 hits, including 156 doubles and 108 home runs. They've stolen 60 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 31 times. Philadelphia has walked 276 times this season and they've struck out 886 times as a unit. They've left 690 men on base and have a team OPS of .678. They score 3.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 405 runs so far this year.
San Diego comes into this game with a 26-29 home mark and a 47-62 overall record. With an ERA of 5.09, Jarred Cosart has a 0-1 record and a 1.83 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 20 hits. He has allowed 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.91. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 354 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 364 times and walking 157 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.86 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.02 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 960 base knocks and 486 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 126 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 394 hitters and struck out 869. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 26th in the league while putting together a .243 average at home. The Padres hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in baseball with 8.22 hits per contest. Matt Kemp comes into this matchup batting .256 and he has an OBP of .283. He has 108 hits this year along with 56 runs scored and 70 RBI. He's struck out 105 times and has walked on 19 occasions. Wil Myers is hitting .279 and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 114 hits so far while he's scored 71 runs and drove in 67. He has earned a walk 50 times and has punched out 98 times. The Padres as a unit have 896 base hits, including 185 doubles and 128 homers. They have 97 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 26 times. San Diego as a team has walked 306 times this year and they have struck out 1,001 times. They've had 670 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They score 4.42 runs per game and have totaled 482 runs so far this season.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 53-56-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 57-54-0 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 56-51-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 66-43-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/04/16 P Aaron Nola Elbow 15-day DL (7/29)
07/28/16 RF Peter Bourjos Shoulder 15-day DL (7/27)
07/26/16 2B Andres Blanco Finger 15-day DL (7/25)
05/01/16 P Dalier Hinojosa Hand 15-day DL (4/29)
04/24/16 P Charlie Morton Hamstring 60-day DL (4/24); out for season
03/31/16 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (4/2)
San Diego Padres
08/06/16 P Erik Johnson Elbow 15-day DL (7/4), likely out for season
08/02/16 3B Alexi Amarista Hamstring 15-day DL (8/2)
08/01/16 P Colin Rea Elbow 15-day DL (7/31), out for season
06/28/16 CF Jon Jay Forearm 15-day DL (6/20)
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 15-day DL (4/20)
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 15-day DL (4/5)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back 60-day DL (3/25)
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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