Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Shelby Miller vs. Jarred Cosart
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Shelby Miller for the Diamondbacks and Jarred Cosart for the Padres.
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Arizona opens at -143 while San Diego opens at +133. The Diamondbacks have a 7-5-1 over/under record and a 8-5-0 run line mark. The Padres are 6-7-0 against the run line and have a 5-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 7-5-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 8-5-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 5-8-0 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 6-7-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (03/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/11/17 P Luis Perdomo Shoulder 10-day DL (04/9)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 10-day DL(3/31)
04/01/17 P Christian Friedric Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 8-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shelby Miller has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.06 and a WHIP of 1.59. He has 12 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 37 hitters and walked 18 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 114 base hits and 51 earned runs. They have allowed 9 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 49 batters and struck out 100. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 3.60.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 13 hits this season in 47 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .468 and an OPS+ of 129. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 12 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 40 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Diamondbacks have 116 hits, including 23 doubles and 11 home runs. Arizona has walked 35 times so far this season and they have struck out 119 times as a unit. They have left 85 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 63 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 5-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.86, Jarred Cosart has a 0-0 record and a 2.14 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 4.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 6 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 36 batters and walked 20 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 97 base knocks and 60 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 49 hitters and struck out 86 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 5.12.
As a team, they are batting .208, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.5 hits per contest. Yangervis Solarte comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .302. He has 12 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 48 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .417 with an OPS+ of 94. Wil Myers is hitting .365 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 19 hits in 52 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 189 and a slugging percentage of .712. The Padres as a unit have 85 base hits, including 16 doubles and 15 homers. San Diego has walked 39 times this year and they have struck out on 103 occasions. They have had 76 men left on base and have an OPS of .652. They have scored 3.15 runs per game and totaled 41 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -143
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