Sunday, May 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Godley vs. Clayton Richard
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Petco Park on Sunday, May 21, 2017 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
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The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -105 and San Diego at -105. The Diamondbacks have a 20-21-2 over/under record and a 22-21-0 run line mark. The Padres are 19-25-0 against the run line and have a 23-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 20-21-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 22-21-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 23-19-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 19-25-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
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 25-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Godley has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.93 and a WHIP of 0.96. He has 19 strikeouts over his 18.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 4.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 110 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 145 hitters and walked 45 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 339 base hits and 159 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 142 batters and struck out 399. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
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As a team Arizona is hitting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .444. He has 46 hits this season in 151 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .570 and an OPS+ of 158. 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 398 hits, including 80 doubles and 60 home runs. Arizona has walked 147 times so far this season and they have struck out 389 times as a unit. They have left 314 men on base and have a team OPS of .792. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 216 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 15-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.86, Clayton Richard has a 2-5 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 53.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 64 hits. He allows 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 142 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 156 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 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 4.74. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 386 base knocks and 205 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 150 hitters and struck out 356 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .326. He has 50 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 174 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .557 with an OPS+ of 131. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .232 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 36 hits in 155 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 73 and a slugging percentage of .335. The Padres as a unit have 317 base hits, including 48 doubles and 54 homers. San Diego has walked 129 times this year and they have struck out on 389 occasions. They have had 270 men left on base and have an OPS of .660. They have scored 3.45 runs per game and totaled 152 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -105
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