Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres 9/20/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Dinelson Lamet
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Dinelson Lamet for the Padres.
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Arizona opens at -155 while San Diego opens at +145. The Diamondbacks have a 67-76-8 over/under record and a 82-69-0 run line mark. The Padres are 81-69-0 against the run line and have a 75-67-8 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 67-76-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 82-69-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-67-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 81-69-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
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
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 87-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 14-5 record with an earned run average of 2.74 and a WHIP of 1.13. He has 206 strikeouts over his 151 innings pitched and he's given up 107 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 408 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 448 hitters and walked 173 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 3.57. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,205 base hits and 534 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 473 batters and struck out 1,387. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.73.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 145 hits this season in 496 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .438 and an OPS+ of 96. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .411. He has totaled 160 hits and he has driven in 115 men in 524 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .580. The Diamondbacks have 1,306 hits, including 294 doubles and 198 home runs. Arizona has walked 525 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,373 times as a unit. They have left 1,041 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 740 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 67-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Dinelson Lamet has a 7-7 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 128 strikeouts over the 104 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 78 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 452 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 545 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 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,307 base knocks and 679 earned runs this season. They have given up 206 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 509 hitters and struck out 1,226 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 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 4.64.
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 .299, 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 .313. He has 119 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 449 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .416 with an OPS+ of 94. Wil Myers is hitting .242 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 128 hits in 528 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Padres as a unit have 1,150 base hits, including 208 doubles and 176 homers. San Diego has walked 434 times this year and they have struck out on 1,385 occasions. They have had 955 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 3.77 runs per game and totaled 566 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -155
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