Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies vs. Trevor Cahill
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Petco Park on Thursday, May 18, 2017 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Zach Davies for the Brewers and Trevor Cahill for the Padres.
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The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +106 and San Diego at -116. The Brewers have a 26-13-1 over/under record and a 26-14-0 run line mark. The Padres are 19-22-0 against the run line and have a 22-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 26-13-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 26-14-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 22-17-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 19-22-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/17/17 1B Eric Thames Illness "?" Wednesday vs. San Diego Padres
05/16/17 3B Travis Shaw Finger "?" Wednesday vs. San Diego Padres
05/12/17 LF Ryan Braun Calf 10-day DL (5/11)
04/03/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL (4/4)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/08/17 C Hector Sanchez Foot 10-day DL (5/6)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
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 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 60-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 Brewers have a 22-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Davies has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 5.80 and a WHIP of 1.74. He has 34 strikeouts over his 40.1 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 137 hitters and walked 78 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 371 base hits and 167 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 148 batters and struck out 308. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
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As a team Milwaukee is hitting .258, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .477 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Eric Thames is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .435. He has 40 hits this season in 127 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .693 and an OPS+ of 188. Travis Shaw is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .320. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 138 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .543. The Brewers have 343 hits, including 77 doubles and 65 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 367 times as a unit. They have left 238 men on base and have a team OPS of .803. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 208 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 15-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.27, Trevor Cahill has a 3-2 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 41.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 33 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.29 and they have given up 122 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 142 batters and walked 59 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 342 base knocks and 183 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 136 hitters and struck out 322 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.52.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .331. He has 47 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 160 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .569 with an OPS+ of 135. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .236 this season and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 33 hits in 140 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 75 and a slugging percentage of .336. The Padres as a unit have 294 base hits, including 44 doubles and 52 homers. San Diego has walked 118 times this year and they have struck out on 359 occasions. They have had 246 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.65 runs per game and totaled 146 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres -116
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