Friday, July 22, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Perdomo vs. Tanner Roark
The San Diego Padres visit Nationals Park on Friday to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Luis Perdomo for the Padres and Tanner Roark for the Nationals. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +207 and Washington at -225. The over/under was set at 9. The Padres have a 49-44-2 over/under record and a 55-40-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 58% of the time. The Nationals are 50-45-0 against the run line and have a 46-43-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Padres head into this matchup with a 41-54 record, including 18-29 on the road. Starting pitcher Luis Perdomo has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 7.36 and a WHIP of 1.95. He has 58 strikeouts over his 69.2 innings pitched and he has given up 109 hits so far this season. He has allowed 14.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.83. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen while being struck out 328 times and walking 140 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.27 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 847 base hits and 429 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 349 batters and struck out 779. 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 4.42.
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 .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302 which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in baseball with 8.25 hits per game. Matt Kemp comes into this game hitting .255 and his on-base percentage is at .276. He has 96 hits this season along with 48 runs scored and 63 runs batted in. He's struck out 89 times and has walked 13 times. Wil Myers is hitting .281 and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 101 hits so far while scoring 64 runs and he's driven in 61. He has walked 40 times and has struck out 85 times. The Padres have 784 hits, including 160 doubles and 111 home runs. They've stolen 78 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 23 times. San Diego has walked 259 times this season and they've struck out 869 times as a unit. They've left 584 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 415 runs so far this year.
Washington comes into this matchup with a 30-17 home record and a 57-38 overall mark. With an earned run average of 2.82, Tanner Roark has a 9-5 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 124.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 110 hits. He has allowed 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.19. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 2.94 and they have given up 221 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Nationals bullpen while being struck out 283 times and walking 86 times this season. As a team, Washington has allowed 7.59 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.38 batters per nine. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.20. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 731 base knocks and 308 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Washington as a staff has walked 265 hitters and struck out 904. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.15 while their FIP as a staff is 3.43.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .250 average at home. The Nationals hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 20th in baseball with 8.49 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .351 and he has an OBP of .388. He has 121 hits this year along with 55 runs scored and 68 RBI. He's struck out 39 times and has walked on 18 occasions. Bryce Harper is hitting .249 and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 77 hits so far while he's scored 52 runs and drove in 54. He has earned a walk 73 times and has punched out 62 times. The Nationals as a unit have 807 base hits, including 152 doubles and 132 homers. They have 60 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 25 times. Washington as a team has walked 337 times this year and they have struck out 735 times. They've had 642 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They score 4.69 runs per game and have totaled 446 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 49-44-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 55-40-0 against the run line so far this season
Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 46-43-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Washington Nationals are 50-45-0 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)
07/20/16 3B Anthony Rendon Flu "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
07/08/16 1B Ryan Zimmerman Ribs 15-day DL (7/7)
07/03/16 P Joe Ross Shoulder 15-day DL (7/3)
03/31/16 P Aaron Barrett Elbow 60-day DL (4/1)
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres
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