Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon McCarthy vs. Clayton Richard
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -156 and San Diego at +146. The Dodgers have a 12-16-2 over/under mark and a 10-20-0 run line record. The Padres are 16-14-0 against the run line and have a 15-14-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 12-16-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 10-20-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 15-14-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 16-14-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/01/17 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Gluteus 10-day DL (5/1)
04/24/17 CF Joc Pederson Groin 10-day DL (4/23)
04/19/17 2B Logan Forsythe Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
04/17/17 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (4/16)
03/31/17 P Josh Ravin Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (2/15)
03/31/17 RF Andre Ethier Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
04/19/17 P Jarred Cosart Hamstring 10-day DL (4/18)
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 Dodgers have a 15-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 3.10 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 25 strikeouts over his 29 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 114 hitters and walked 36 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 230 base hits and 100 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 83 batters and struck out 274. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.41.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .248, good for 16th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 30 hits this season in 103 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 139. Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 94 at bats. His OPS+ is 74 while his slugging percentage is at .309. The Dodgers have 238 hits, including 52 doubles and 29 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 109 times so far this season and they have struck out 228 times as a unit. They have left 204 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 129 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 12-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.29, Clayton Richard has a 2-3 record and a 1.49 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 35.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 42 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 89 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 104 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 256 base knocks and 132 earned runs this season. They have given up 41 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 91 hitters and struck out 232 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .220, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .338. He has 40 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 125 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .592 with an OPS+ of 143. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 30 hits in 108 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .407. The Padres as a unit have 218 base hits, including 34 doubles and 38 homers. San Diego has walked 82 times this year and they have struck out on 270 occasions. They have had 175 men left on base and have an OPS of .660. They have scored 3.77 runs per game and totaled 113 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +146
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