Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Perdomo vs. Brandon McCarthy
The San Diego Padres head to Dodger Stadium on Saturday to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable pitchers are Luis Perdomo for the Padres and Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers. The opening line for this game has San Diego at +203 and Los Angeles at -220. The over/under is 8. The Padres have a 46-38-2 over/under mark and a 50-36-0 run line record, meaning they cover 58% of the time. The Dodgers are 37-49-0 against the run line and have a 41-39-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 43% of the time.
The Padres head into this game with a 38-48 record, and they are 18-23 on the road. Starting pitcher Luis Perdomo has a 3-3 record with an ERA of 7.93 and a WHIP of 2.00. He has 53 strikeouts during his 59 innings pitched and he has given up 92 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 14 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have allowed 290 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the pen while they've been struck out 301 times and walked 130 times this year. As a unit, San Diego has given up 8.91 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.35 hitters per nine. They are 23rd in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.55. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 764 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 319 batters and struck out 716. They walk 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.29.
As a team, San Diego is hitting .245, good for 23rd in the league while putting together a .251 average on the road. The Padres have a .401 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .305 which is good for 26th in the league. They rank 22nd in baseball with 8.36 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this game hitting .291 and his on-base percentage is at .355. He has 95 hits this season along with 61 runs scored and 59 runs batted in. He's struck out 72 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 719 hits, including 150 doubles and 96 home runs. They've stolen 69 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 21 times. San Diego has walked 236 times this season and they've struck out 775 times as a unit. They've left 531 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 383 runs so far this year.
Los Angeles comes into this game with a 27-18 home mark and a 48-40 overall record. With an ERA of 0.00, Brandon McCarthy has a 1-0 record and a 0.60 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 2 hits. He has allowed 3.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 0.57. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 2.85 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .191 against the Dodgers bullpen while being struck out 290 times and walking 96 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 9.46 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.27 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 643 base knocks and 302 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 81 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 243 hitters and struck out 829. 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 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .256 average at home. The Dodgers hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 9th in baseball with 9.14 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this matchup batting .281 and he has an OBP of .361. He has 85 hits this year along with 29 runs scored and 42 RBI. He's struck out 64 times and has walked on 38 occasions. Corey Seager is hitting .299 and he has an OBP of .359. 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 73 times. The Dodgers as a unit have 702 base hits, including 137 doubles and 93 homers. They have 25 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 15 times. Los Angeles as a team has walked 296 times this year and they have struck out 682 times. They've had 588 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They score 4.15 runs per game and have totaled 365 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 46-38-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 50-36-0 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 41-39-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 37-49-0 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)
03/31/16 LF Andre Ethier Leg 60-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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