Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres 9/18/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Luis Perdomo
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Petco Park on Monday, September 18, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Luis Perdomo for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Arizona at -145 and San Diego at +135. The Diamondbacks have a 66-75-8 over/under mark and a 82-67-0 run line record. The Padres are 79-69-0 against the run line and have a 75-65-8 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 66-75-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 82-67-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-65-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 79-69-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
09/17/17 CF A.J. Pollock Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. San Francisco Giants
09/17/17 3B Brandon Drury Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. San Francisco Giants
08/23/17 C Jeff Mathis Hand 10-day DL (08/23)
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 60-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
09/17/17 C Austin Hedges Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Colorado Rockies
09/17/17 CF Manuel Margot Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Colorado Rockies
09/17/17 1B Wil Myers Leg is expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Colorado Rockies
08/05/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 60-day DL (05/20)
07/28/17 P Jarred Cosart Side 60-day DL (06/06)
07/01/17 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (07/01)
06/01/17 P Christian Friedrich Side 60-day DL (03/30)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (04/23)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 87-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 14-12 record with an earned run average of 4.06 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 168 strikeouts over his 175.1 innings pitched and he's given up 197 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 405 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 443 hitters and walked 168 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,191 base hits and 523 earned runs. They have allowed 152 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 462 batters and struck out 1,375. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Arizona is hitting .255, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 144 hits this season in 490 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .441 and an OPS+ of 97. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .415. He has totaled 159 hits and he has driven in 115 men in 516 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .587. The Diamondbacks have 1,295 hits, including 294 doubles and 197 home runs. Arizona has walked 517 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,360 times as a unit. They have left 1,027 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 736 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 65-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.61, Luis Perdomo has a 7-10 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 108 strikeouts over the 146.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 165 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 447 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 538 batters and walked 187 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,293 base knocks and 674 earned runs this season. They have given up 206 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 501 hitters and struck out 1,213 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.66.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Manuel Margot comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .314. He has 118 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 445 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .416 with an OPS+ of 94. Wil Myers is hitting .243 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 127 hits in 523 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .463. The Padres as a unit have 1,138 base hits, including 204 doubles and 173 homers. San Diego has walked 426 times this year and they have struck out on 1,366 occasions. They have had 944 men left on base and have an OPS of .690. They have scored 3.77 runs per game and totaled 558 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +135
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