Sunday, May 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon McCarthy vs. Trevor Cahill
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Sunday, May 7, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers and Trevor Cahill for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -125 and San Diego at +115. The Dodgers have a 13-16-2 over/under mark and a 11-20-0 run line record. The Padres are 16-15-0 against the run line and have a 16-14-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 13-16-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 11-20-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 16-14-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 16-15-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/05/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL
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 16-14 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 3.03 and they have given up 83 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 119 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 234 base hits and 101 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 89 batters and struck out 287. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.37.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 31 hits this season in 107 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .495 and an OPS+ of 136. 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 73 while his slugging percentage is at .309. The Dodgers have 252 hits, including 53 doubles and 31 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 112 times so far this season and they have struck out 238 times as a unit. They have left 212 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 137 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 12-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Trevor Cahill has a 2-2 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 30 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 111 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 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 4.55. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 270 base knocks and 139 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 94 hitters and struck out 242 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .217, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .336. He has 40 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 128 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 139. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 31 hits in 110 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .409. The Padres as a unit have 222 base hits, including 35 doubles and 38 homers. San Diego has walked 88 times this year and they have struck out on 283 occasions. They have had 182 men left on base and have an OPS of .655. They have scored 3.71 runs per game and totaled 115 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +115
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