Thursday, April 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Clayton Richard
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
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Arizona opens at -116 while San Diego opens at +106. The Diamondbacks have a 8-6-1 over/under record and a 10-5-0 run line mark. The Padres are 7-8-0 against the run line and have a 7-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 8-6-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 10-5-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 7-8-0 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
04/18/17 P Jarred Cosart Hamstring "?" for next scheduled start.
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 10-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 2.81 and a WHIP of 1.69. He has 7 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 45 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 42 hitters and walked 18 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 126 base hits and 54 earned runs. They have allowed 10 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 55 batters and struck out 120. They have walked 3.8 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 3.41.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .262, good for 5th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .424. He has 13 hits this season in 51 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 130. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 14 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 49 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .531. The Diamondbacks have 135 hits, including 23 doubles and 14 home runs. Arizona has walked 49 times so far this season and they have struck out 141 times as a unit. They have left 104 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 5.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 78 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 5-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Clayton Richard has a 1-2 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 20 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 19 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.87 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 44 batters and walked 28 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.01. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 118 base knocks and 71 earned runs this season. They have given up 24 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 59 hitters and struck out 99 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.23.
As a team, they are batting .211, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.7 hits per contest. Yangervis Solarte comes into this matchup batting .232 with an OBP of .279. He has 13 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 56 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .375 with an OPS+ of 77. Wil Myers is hitting .361 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 22 hits in 61 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 175 and a slugging percentage of .656. The Padres as a unit have 100 base hits, including 18 doubles and 17 homers. San Diego has walked 46 times this year and they have struck out on 117 occasions. They have had 89 men left on base and have an OPS of .652. They have scored 3.13 runs per game and totaled 47 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -116
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