Friday, May 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker vs. Jered Weaver
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Petco Park on Friday, May 19, 2017 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks and Jered Weaver for the Padres.
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The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -133 and San Diego at +123. The Diamondbacks have a 19-21-2 over/under record and a 21-21-0 run line mark. The Padres are 19-23-0 against the run line and have a 22-18-2 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 19-21-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 21-21-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 22-18-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 19-23-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/17/17 RF David Peralta Gluteus "?" Friday vs San Diego Padres
05/15/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin 10-day DL (05/14)
05/14/17 C Chris Iannetta Facial 7-day DL (5/13)
05/11/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (3/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/17/17 P Trevor Cahill Shoulder 10-day DL (5/14)
05/08/17 C Hector Sanchez Foot 10-day DL (5/6)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
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 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 60-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 24-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 43 strikeouts over his 46 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 108 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 142 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 335 base hits and 158 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 138 batters and struck out 393. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .309 with an on-base percentage of .443. He has 46 hits this season in 149 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .577 and an OPS+ of 160. A.J. Pollock is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 154 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Diamondbacks have 382 hits, including 77 doubles and 56 home runs. Arizona has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 378 times as a unit. They have left 302 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 206 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 15-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.05, Jered Weaver has a 0-4 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 46 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.35 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 143 batters and walked 59 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 361 base knocks and 192 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 139 hitters and struck out 340 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .333. He has 50 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 168 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .577 with an OPS+ of 137. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .236 this season and he has an OBP of .311. He has collected 35 hits in 148 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 76 and a slugging percentage of .345. The Padres as a unit have 308 base hits, including 48 doubles and 53 homers. San Diego has walked 121 times this year and they have struck out on 374 occasions. They have had 258 men left on base and have an OPS of .668. They have scored 3.55 runs per game and totaled 149 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -133
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