Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Archie Bradley
The San Diego Padres visit Chase Field on Sunday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Drew Pomeranz for the Padres and Archie Bradley for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at -117 and Arizona at +107. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Padres have a 22-26-1 over/under record and a 32-17-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 65% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 23-27-0 against the run line and have a 26-21-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
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The Padres head into this matchup with a 20-29 record, including 10-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 1.70 and a WHIP of 1.04. He has 60 strikeouts over his 53 innings pitched and he has given up 30 hits so far this season. He has allowed 5.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.97. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen while being struck out 166 times and walking 79 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.35 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.15 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.90. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 415 base hits and 194 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 195 batters and struck out 405. They walk 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team, San Diego is batting .226, good for 29th in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. The Padres hold a .360 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.67 hits per game. Wil Myers comes into this game hitting .263 and his on-base percentage is at .302. He has 49 hits this season along with 26 runs scored and 21 runs batted in. He's struck out 47 times and has walked 11 times. Jon Jay is hitting .278 and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 50 hits so far while scoring 20 runs and he's driven in 15. He has walked 14 times and has struck out 43 times. The Padres have 376 hits, including 75 doubles and 45 home runs. They've stolen 31 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 12 times. San Diego has walked 130 times this season and they've struck out 460 times as a unit. They've left 307 men on base and have a team OPS of .646. They score 3.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 177 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this matchup with a 7-18 home record and a 21-29 overall mark. With an earned run average of 7.84, Archie Bradley has a 1-0 record and a 2.03 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 10.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 14 hits. He has allowed 12.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.22. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 181 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 151 times and walking 76 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.64 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.77 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 485 base knocks and 240 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 184 hitters and struck out 391. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .262 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328 which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.46 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .243 and he has an OBP of .405. He has 41 hits this year along with 24 runs scored and 28 RBI. He's struck out 52 times and has walked on 45 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .313 and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 63 hits so far while he's scored 27 runs and drove in 23. He has earned a walk 5 times and has punched out 27 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 473 base hits, including 97 doubles and 57 homers. They have 32 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 9 times. Arizona as a team has walked 145 times this year and they have struck out 389 times. They've had 358 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They score 4.5 runs per game and have totaled 225 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 22-26-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 32-17-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 26-21-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 23-27-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
05/09/16 2B Jemile Weeks Hamstring 15-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)
04/08/16 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)
05/28/16 P Shelby Miller Finger 15-day DL (5/25)
05/27/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow 15-day DL (5/26)
05/15/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 15-day DL (5/9)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2), out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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