Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres 9/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Dinelson Lamet
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres on Friday, September 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Dinelson Lamet for the Padres.
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Los Angeles opens at -230 while San Diego opens at +205. The Dodgers have a 55-70-9 over/under record and a 67-67-0 run line mark. The Padres are 71-62-0 against the run line and have a 67-58-8 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 55-70-9 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-67-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 67-58-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 71-62-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/31/17 SS Corey Seager Elbow probable Thursday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
08/28/17 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (07/24) - expected to start Friday vs. San Diego Padres
08/27/17 P Josh Fields Back 10-day DL (08/25)
08/22/17 P Alex Wood Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 10-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
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)
07/22/17 SS Erick Aybar Foot 10-day DL (07/22)
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 Dodgers have a 91-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 15-2 record with an earned run average of 2.04 and a WHIP of 0.88. He has 168 strikeouts over his 141.1 innings pitched and he's given up 101 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.91 and they have given up 342 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the bullpen and they've struck out 498 hitters and walked 129 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.16. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 968 base hits and 412 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 343 batters and struck out 1,242. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.12 and their FIP as a unit is 3.56.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .255, good for 17th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .391. He has 142 hits this season in 458 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 133. Justin Turner is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .420. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 373 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .528. The Dodgers have 1,120 hits, including 251 doubles and 186 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 534 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,122 times as a unit. They have left 928 men on base and have a team OPS of .787. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 655 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 59-74 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.60, Dinelson Lamet has a 7-5 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 86 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 64 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 393 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 486 batters and walked 174 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.57. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,146 base knocks and 598 earned runs this season. They have given up 180 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 456 hitters and struck out 1,090 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.59.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .397 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. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .233 with an OBP of .319. He has 110 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 472 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .441 with an OPS+ of 100. Manuel Margot is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .311. He has collected 106 hits in 396 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Padres as a unit have 1,029 base hits, including 184 doubles and 162 homers. San Diego has walked 375 times this year and they have struck out on 1,225 occasions. They have had 845 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 509 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +205
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