Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Marcus Stroman
The San Diego Padres visit Rogers Centre on Tuesday to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Padres and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +199 and Toronto at -215. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Padres have a 51-46-2 over/under record and a 59-40-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 60% of the time. The Blue Jays are 52-47-0 against the run line and have a 39-55-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Padres head into this matchup with a 43-56 record, including 20-31 on the road. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 4.79 and a WHIP of 1.41. He has 61 strikeouts over his 73.1 innings pitched and he has given up 76 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.78. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 332 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen while being struck out 340 times and walking 145 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.98 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.19 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 880 base hits and 447 earned runs. They have allowed 118 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 359 batters and struck out 803. They walk 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team, San Diego is batting .243, good for 25th in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. The Padres hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303 which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 24th in baseball with 8.26 hits per game. Matt Kemp comes into this game hitting .260 and his on-base percentage is at .279. He has 102 hits this season along with 50 runs scored and 67 runs batted in. He's struck out 94 times and has walked 13 times. Wil Myers is hitting .275 and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 102 hits so far while scoring 65 runs and he's driven in 63. He has walked 42 times and has struck out 90 times. The Padres have 818 hits, including 168 doubles and 117 home runs. They've stolen 79 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 24 times. San Diego has walked 269 times this season and they've struck out 910 times as a unit. They've left 607 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 437 runs so far this year.
Toronto comes into this matchup with a 28-22 home record and a 55-44 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.90, Marcus Stroman has a 8-4 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 94 strikeouts over the 128.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 138 hits. He has allowed 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.96. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Blue Jays bullpen while being struck out 262 times and walking 76 times this season. As a team, Toronto has allowed 8.35 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.73 batters per nine. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 829 base knocks and 380 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Toronto as a staff has walked 273 hitters and struck out 768. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 16th in the league while putting together a .264 average at home. The Blue Jays hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 17th in baseball with 8.56 hits per contest. Edwin Encarnacion comes into this matchup batting .265 and he has an OBP of .357. He has 96 hits this year along with 61 runs scored and 87 RBI. He's struck out 85 times and has walked on 50 occasions. Josh Donaldson is hitting .302 and he has an OBP of .415. He has collected 111 hits so far while he's scored 85 runs and drove in 70. He has earned a walk 67 times and has punched out 72 times. The Blue Jays as a unit have 847 base hits, including 172 doubles and 142 homers. They have 31 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 15 times. Toronto as a team has walked 375 times this year and they have struck out 817 times. They've had 679 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They score 4.91 runs per game and have totaled 486 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 51-46-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 59-40-0 against the run line so far this season
Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 39-55-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Toronto Blue Jays are 52-47-0 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)
Toronto Blue Jays
07/25/16 RF Jose Bautista Toe 15-day DL (6/17); expected to be activated Monday vs. San Diego Padres
07/25/16 C Russell Martin Knee "?" Monday vs. San Diego Padres
07/02/16 2B Ryan Goins Forearm 15-day DL (7/2)
06/27/16 P Gavin Floyd Shoulder 60-day DL (6/26)
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres
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