Friday, July 8, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Scott Kazmir
The San Diego Padres head to Dodger Stadium on Friday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable pitchers are Andrew Cashner for the Padres and Scott Kazmir for the Dodgers. The opening line for this game has San Diego at +185 and Los Angeles at -200. The over/under is 7.5. The Padres have a 46-37-2 over/under mark and a 49-36-0 run line record, meaning they cover 58% of the time. The Dodgers are 36-49-0 against the run line and have a 41-38-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 42% of the time.
The Padres head into this game with a 37-48 record, and they are 17-23 on the road. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 3-6 record with an ERA of 4.42 and a WHIP of 1.44. He has 42 strikeouts during his 59 innings pitched and he has given up 61 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.72. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have allowed 290 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the pen while they've been struck out 298 times and walked 128 times this year. As a unit, San Diego has given up 9 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.35 hitters per nine. They are 25th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.60. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 762 base hits and 390 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 315 batters and struck out 707. They walk 3.7 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 4.31.
As a team, San Diego is hitting .245, good for 24th in the league while putting together a .250 average on the road. The Padres have a .400 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .305 which is good for 26th in the league. They rank 23rd in baseball with 8.34 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this game hitting .295 and his on-base percentage is at .360. He has 95 hits this season along with 61 runs scored and 59 runs batted in. He's struck out 71 times and has walked 35 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 709 hits, including 146 doubles and 95 home runs. They've stolen 69 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 21 times. San Diego has walked 233 times this season and they've struck out 768 times as a unit. They've left 524 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 377 runs so far this year.
Los Angeles comes into this game with a 27-17 home mark and a 48-39 overall record. With an ERA of 4.37, Scott Kazmir has a 7-3 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 94.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 84 hits. He has allowed 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.33. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 2.90 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .192 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 287 times and walking 95 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.51 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.57. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 633 base knocks and 296 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 240 hitters and struck out 822. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.44.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .256 average at home. The Dodgers hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 9th in baseball with 9.15 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .284 and he has an OBP of .363. He has 85 hits this year along with 29 runs scored and 42 RBI. He's struck out 64 times and has walked on 37 occasions. Corey Seager is hitting .303 and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 102 hits so far while he's scored 59 runs and drove in 41. He has earned a walk 32 times and has punched out 71 times. The Dodgers as a unit have 700 base hits, including 135 doubles and 93 homers. They have 25 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 15 times. Los Angeles as a team has walked 292 times this year and they have struck out 673 times. They've had 581 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They score 4.2 runs per game and have totaled 365 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 46-37-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 49-36-0 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 41-38-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 36-49-0 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 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)
Los Angeles Dodgers
07/01/16 CF Joc Pederson Shoulder 15-day DL (6/29)
06/30/16 P Clayton Kershaw Back 15-day DL (6/27)
06/30/16 LF Enrique Hernandez Ribs 15-day DL (6/28)
05/31/16 P Alex Wood Tricep 60-day DL (5/31)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 60-day DL (5/22)
05/03/16 P Josh Ravin Suspension expected to miss 80 games
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
04/05/16 P Frankie Montas Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
04/04/16 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25), expected to be activated & start Thursday vs. San Diego Padres
03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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