Monday, April 11, 2016
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Aaron Nola
The San Diego Padres visit Citizens Bank Park on Monday to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Padres and Aaron Nola for the Phillies. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +100 and Philadelphia at -110. The over/under was set at 8. The Padres have a 3-1-1 over/under record and a 2-3-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 40% of the time. The Phillies are 2-3-0 against the run line and have a 3-2-0 over/under record. They cover the spread 40% of the time.
The Padres head into this matchup with a 2 - 3 record, including 2-0 on the road. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner held a 6 - 16 record with an earned run average of 4.34 and a WHIP of 1.44 last season. He had 165 strikeouts over his 184.2 innings pitched and he also gave up 200 hits over that time period. He allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 20 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen while being struck out 20 times and walking 7 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 10.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 6.60. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 51 base hits and 33 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season and they allow 0.8 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 18 batters and struck out 48. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.53 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team, San Diego is batting .267, good for 10th in the league while putting together a .420 average away from home. The Padres hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323 which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 9th in baseball with 9.6 hits per game. Matt Kemp comes into this game hitting .429 and his on-base percentage is at .429. He has 9 hits this season along with 4 runs scored and 10 runs batted in. He's struck out 5 times and has walked 0 times. Jon Jay is hitting .318 and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 7 hits so far while scoring 4 runs and he's driven in 4. He has walked 2 times and has struck out 4 times. The Padres have 48 hits, including 6 doubles, 1 triple, and 6 home runs. They've stolen 3 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 1 time. San Diego has walked 13 times this season and they've struck out 43 times as a unit. They've left 31 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 5.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 29 runs so far this year.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup with a 0-0 home record and a 1 - 4 overall mark. With an earned run average last season of 3.59, Aaron Nola had a 6 - 2 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He had 68 strikeouts over the 77.2 innings he pitched during which he gave up 74 hits. He allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.04. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 9.88 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .316 against the Phillies bullpen while being struck out 13 times and walking 9 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 8.27 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.15 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.23. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 38 base knocks and 24 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 4 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 16 hitters and struck out 42. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .218, good for 24th in the league while putting together a -- average at home. The Phillies hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .259 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in baseball with 7.2 hits per contest. Ryan Howard comes into this matchup batting .250 and he has an OBP of .250. He has 4 hits this year along with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI. He's struck out 5 times and has walked on 0 occasions. Maikel Franco is hitting .286 and he has an OBP of .412. He has collected 4 hits so far while he's scored 2 runs and drove in 2. He has earned a walk 2 times and has punched out 3 times. The Phillies as a unit have 36 base hits, including 8 doubles, 0 triples, and 6 homers. They have 0 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 3 times. Philadelphia as a team has walked 7 times this year and they have struck out 47 times. They've had 27 men left on base and have an OPS of .634. They score 2.6 runs per game and have totaled 13 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 3-1-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 2-3-0 against the run line so far this season
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 2-3-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/5)
04/08/16 P Matt Thornton Achilles Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/25)
04/04/16 P Michael Mariot Ankle Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/25)
04/03/16 P Mario Hollands Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/2)
03/31/16 LF Aaron Altherr Wrist Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/2)
03/31/16 LF Cody Asche Ribs Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/25)
03/31/16 P Matt Harrison Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/2)
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres
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