Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Christian Friedrich vs. Zack Godley
The San Diego Padres visit Chase Field on Tuesday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Christian Friedrich for the Padres and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +135 and Arizona at -145. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Padres have a 43-37-2 over/under record and a 47-35-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 57% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 38-46-0 against the run line and have a 44-37-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 45% of the time.
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The Padres head into this matchup with a 35-47 record, including 15-22 on the road. Starting pitcher Christian Friedrich has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.96 and a WHIP of 1.54. He has 43 strikeouts over his 50 innings pitched and he has given up 50 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.37. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen while being struck out 288 times and walking 128 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.91 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.35 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 729 base hits and 375 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 312 batters and struck out 683. They walk 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.34.
As a team, San Diego is batting .242, good for 24th in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. The Padres hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302 which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in baseball with 8.22 hits per game. Wil Myers comes into this game hitting .286 and his on-base percentage is at .353. He has 88 hits this season along with 55 runs scored and 57 runs batted in. He's struck out 68 times and has walked 34 times. Jon Jay is hitting .296 and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 80 hits so far while scoring 35 runs and he's driven in 23. He has walked 16 times and has struck out 62 times. The Padres have 674 hits, including 137 doubles and 89 home runs. They've stolen 66 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 21 times. San Diego has walked 223 times this season and they've struck out 737 times as a unit. They've left 508 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 351 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this matchup with a 14-30 home record and a 37-47 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.35, Zack Godley has a 1-0 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 10.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 8 hits. He has allowed 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.3. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 276 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 244 times and walking 125 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.27 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.86 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 782 base knocks and 391 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 97 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 297 hitters and struck out 663. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .262 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.38 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .292 and he has an OBP of .418. He has 87 hits this year along with 47 runs scored and 55 RBI. He's struck out 81 times and has walked on 63 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .308 and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 102 hits so far while he's scored 47 runs and drove in 34. He has earned a walk 20 times and has punched out 48 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 788 base hits, including 147 doubles and 100 homers. They have 57 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 17 times. Arizona as a team has walked 244 times this year and they have struck out 745 times. They've had 590 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They score 4.54 runs per game and have totaled 381 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 43-37-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 47-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-37-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-46-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
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 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)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back 60-day DL (3/25)
07/04/16 SS Nick Ahmed Personal is upgraded to probable Monday vs. San Diego Padres
07/03/16 C Chris Herrmann Hamstring "?" Monday vs. San Diego Padres
07/03/16 P Zack Greinke Oblique 15-day DL (6/29)
06/24/16 CF Socrates Brito Toe 15-day DL (6/23)
06/20/16 RF David Peralta Back 15-day DL (6/19)
06/12/16 CF Chris Owings Foot 15-day DL (6/6)
05/27/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow 15-day DL (5/26)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres
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