Philadelphia Phillies at San Diego Padres 8/15/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mark Leiter vs. Dinelson Lamet
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Petco Park on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Mark Leiter for the Phillies and Dinelson Lamet for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at +102 and San Diego at -112. The Phillies have a 50-56-9 over/under mark and a 60-55-0 run line record. The Padres are 62-55-0 against the run line and have a 62-49-6 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 50-56-9 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 60-55-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 62-49-6 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 62-55-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
08/11/17 P Vince Velasquez Finger 10-day DL (08/11)
08/08/17 C Andrew Knapp Hand 10-day DL (08/04)
08/05/17 CF Aaron Altherr Hamstring 10-day DL (08/04)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/11/17 P Kirby Yates Paternity List out indefinitely
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)
06/24/17 P Miguel Diaz Forearm 10-day DL (06/22)
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 Phillies have a 43-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mark Leiter has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 45 strikeouts over his 46.1 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 388 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 368 hitters and walked 155 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,049 base hits and 515 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 367 batters and struck out 893. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.62.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .248, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 112 hits this season in 436 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 88. Odubel Herrera is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 123 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 430 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Phillies have 972 hits, including 209 doubles and 114 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 350 times so far this season and they have struck out 992 times as a unit. They have left 780 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 3.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 456 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 51-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.00, Dinelson Lamet has a 6-4 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 85 strikeouts over the 68.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 54 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 425 batters and walked 155 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 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,028 base knocks and 547 earned runs this season. They have given up 161 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 395 hitters and struck out 959 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .239 with an OBP of .320. He has 101 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 422 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .464 with an OPS+ of 105. Manuel Margot is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .310. He has collected 92 hits in 336 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Padres as a unit have 912 base hits, including 164 doubles and 147 homers. San Diego has walked 333 times this year and they have struck out on 1,095 occasions. They have had 746 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 3.82 runs per game and totaled 447 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +102
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