Friday, September 30, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Edwin Jackson vs. Braden Shipley
The San Diego Padres head to Chase Field on Friday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable pitchers are Edwin Jackson for the Padres and Braden Shipley for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this game has San Diego at +140 and Arizona at -150. The over/under is 10.5. The Padres have a 78-75-5 over/under mark and a 93-65-0 run line record, meaning they cover 59% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 65-93-0 against the run line and have a 87-65-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 41% of the time.
The Padres head into this game with a 68-90 record, and they are 29-49 on the road. Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson has a 5-6 record with an ERA of 5.77 and a WHIP of 1.60. He has 56 strikeouts during his 78 innings pitched and he has given up 86 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.24. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have allowed 497 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the pen while they've been struck out 506 times and walked 222 times this year. As a unit, San Diego has given up 8.86 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.65 hitters per nine. They are 22nd in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.38. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 1,385 base hits and 685 earned runs. They have allowed 178 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 559 batters and struck out 1,196. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team, San Diego is hitting .234, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .228 average on the road. The Padres have a .390 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .299 which is good for 30th in the league. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.81 hits per contest. Jon Jay comes into this game hitting .288 and his on-base percentage is at .337. He has 97 hits this season along with 47 runs scored and 25 runs batted in. He's struck out 75 times and has walked 19 times. Wil Myers is hitting .256 and he has an on-base percentage of .335. He has totaled 149 hits so far while scoring 96 runs and he's driven in 93. He has walked 67 times and has struck out 158 times. The Padres have 1,234 hits, including 245 doubles and 176 home runs. They've stolen 124 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 44 times. San Diego has walked 444 times this season and they've struck out 1,462 times as a unit. They've left 933 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 672 runs so far this year.
Arizona comes into this game with a 30-48 home mark and a 66-92 overall record. With an ERA of 5.26, Braden Shipley has a 4-5 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 65 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 73 hits. He has allowed 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.71. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 573 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while being struck out 506 times and walking 259 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.72 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.16 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,529 base knocks and 806 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 199 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a staff has walked 596 hitters and struck out 1,284. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .269 average at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.16 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .299 and he has an OBP of .413. He has 169 hits this year along with 103 runs scored and 93 RBI. He's struck out 146 times and has walked on 108 occasions. Jean Segura is hitting .319 and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 200 hits so far while he's scored 97 runs and drove in 64. He has earned a walk 35 times and has punched out 99 times. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,448 base hits, including 282 doubles and 184 homers. They have 130 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 30 times. Arizona as a team has walked 452 times this year and they have struck out 1,400 times. They've had 1,096 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They score 4.63 runs per game and have totaled 732 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 78-75-5 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 93-65-0 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 87-65-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 65-93-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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
09/26/16 P Zack Greinke Shoulder out for season
09/16/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow out for season
09/11/16 CF A.J. Pollock Groin out indefinitely
09/10/16 C Chris Herrmann Hand out indefinitely
08/07/16 RF David Peralta Wrist 60-day DL (8/6), out for season
07/24/16 SS Nick Ahmed Hip 60-day DL (7/23); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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