Monday, May 30, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Nate Karns
The San Diego Padres visit Safeco Field on Monday to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Padres and Nate Karns for the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +160 and Seattle at -170. The over/under was set at 8. The Padres have a 23-26-1 over/under record and a 33-17-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 66% of the time. The Mariners are 23-25-0 against the run line and have a 21-23-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
The Padres head into this matchup with a 20-30 record, including 10-15 on the road. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 4.87 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 29 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he has given up 41 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen while being struck out 173 times and walking 84 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.16 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 425 base hits and 202 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 202 batters and struck out 413. They walk 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team, San Diego is batting .227, good for 29th in the league while putting together a .246 average away from home. The Padres hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in baseball with 7.72 hits per game. Wil Myers comes into this game hitting .265 and his on-base percentage is at .305. He has 50 hits this season along with 27 runs scored and 21 runs batted in. He's struck out 48 times and has walked 12 times. Jon Jay is hitting .277 and he has an on-base percentage of .335. He has totaled 51 hits so far while scoring 21 runs and he's driven in 16. He has walked 14 times and has struck out 43 times. The Padres have 386 hits, including 79 doubles and 46 home runs. They've stolen 31 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 12 times. San Diego has walked 131 times this season and they've struck out 464 times as a unit. They've left 309 men on base and have a team OPS of .649. They score 3.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 184 runs so far this year.
Seattle comes into this matchup with a 10-13 home record and a 28-20 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.53, Nate Karns has a 4-1 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 51 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 46 hits. He has allowed 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.82. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 2.59 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .194 against the Mariners bullpen while being struck out 160 times and walking 50 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 7.81 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.46 batters per nine. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.33. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 375 base knocks and 160 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Seattle as a staff has walked 139 hitters and struck out 406. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .241 average at home. The Mariners hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.73 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .285 and he has an OBP of .385. He has 49 hits this year along with 25 runs scored and 32 RBI. He's struck out 47 times and has walked on 24 occasions. Robinson Cano is hitting .293 and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 58 hits so far while he's scored 32 runs and drove in 43. He has earned a walk 13 times and has punched out 28 times. The Mariners as a unit have 419 base hits, including 68 doubles and 68 homers. They have 16 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 15 times. Seattle as a team has walked 158 times this year and they have struck out 363 times. They've had 321 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They score 4.73 runs per game and have totaled 227 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 23-26-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 33-17-0 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 21-23-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 23-25-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
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)
04/04/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 15-day DL (3/25)
05/28/16 CF Leonys Martin Hamstring 15-day DL (5/26)
05/23/16 SS Ketel Marte Thumb 15-day DL (5/22)
05/04/16 P Tony Zych Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (5/2)
04/04/16 P Charlie Furbush Bicep 15-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Evan Scribner Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
03/30/16 C Jesus Sucre Leg 60-day DL (3/1)
03/30/16 P Ryan Cook Shoulder 60-day DL (3/12)
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