Pittsburgh Pirates at San Diego Padres 7/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ivan Nova vs. Dinelson Lamet
The Pittsburgh Pirates head to Petco Park on Saturday, July 29, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Ivan Nova for the Pirates and Dinelson Lamet for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have Pittsburgh at -122 and San Diego at +112. The Pirates have a 41-56-5 over/under mark and a 54-48-0 run line record. The Padres are 55-47-0 against the run line and have a 54-42-6 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 41-56-5 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 54-48-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 54-42-6 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 55-47-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
07/22/17 RF Gregory Polanco Hamstring 10-day DL (07/22)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
07/28/17 C Austin Hedges Concussion 10-day DL (07/27)
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)
06/21/17 2B Yangervis Solarte Oblique 10-day DL (06/21)
06/01/17 P Christian Friedrich Side 60-day DL (03/30)
05/20/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 10-day DL (05/20)
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 Pirates have a 50-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ivan Nova has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 3.62 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 78 strikeouts over his 131.2 innings pitched and he's given up 136 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 343 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 310 hitters and walked 127 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 956 base hits and 430 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 288 batters and struck out 758. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .248, good for 22nd in the league. The Pirates hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Josh Harrison is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 106 hits this season in 373 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .437 and an OPS+ of 108. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .376. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 361 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .501. The Pirates have 863 hits, including 168 doubles and 97 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 350 times so far this season and they have struck out 732 times as a unit. They have left 745 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 435 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 45-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.92, Dinelson Lamet has a 4-4 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 51.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 48 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 315 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 387 batters and walked 133 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 915 base knocks and 472 earned runs this season. They have given up 135 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 335 hitters and struck out 847 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.48.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Manuel Margot comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .321. He has 77 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 276 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .420 with an OPS+ of 94. Wil Myers is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 93 hits in 375 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .467. The Padres as a unit have 800 base hits, including 142 doubles and 125 homers. San Diego has walked 292 times this year and they have struck out on 959 occasions. They have had 653 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 3.84 runs per game and totaled 392 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +112
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