Pittsburgh Pirates at San Diego Padres 7/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Gerrit Cole vs. Clayton Richard
The Pittsburgh Pirates head to Petco Park on Sunday, July 30, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Gerrit Cole for the Pirates and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have Pittsburgh at -153 and San Diego at +143. The Pirates have a 41-57-5 over/under mark and a 54-49-0 run line record. The Padres are 56-47-0 against the run line and have a 54-43-6 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 41-57-5 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 54-49-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 54-43-6 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 56-47-0 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 50-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gerrit Cole has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 4.12 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 112 strikeouts over his 126.2 innings pitched and he's given up 129 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 346 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 312 hitters and walked 128 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 4.22. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 963 base hits and 433 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 294 batters and struck out 764. They have walked 2.9 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 .247, good for 23rd in the league. The Pirates hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Josh Harrison is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 106 hits this season in 376 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .434 and an OPS+ of 107. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 364 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .511. The Pirates have 866 hits, including 168 doubles and 98 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 351 times so far this season and they have struck out 744 times as a unit. They have left 748 men on base and have a team OPS of .717. They score 4.24 runs per contest and have scored a total of 437 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 46-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.37, Clayton Richard has a 5-11 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 90 strikeouts over the 127.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 168 hits. He allows 11.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 392 batters and walked 133 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 918 base knocks and 474 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 336 hitters and struck out 859 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
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 .302, 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 .275 with an OBP of .317. He has 77 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 280 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 92. Wil Myers is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 93 hits in 378 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .463. The Padres as a unit have 807 base hits, including 143 doubles and 125 homers. San Diego has walked 298 times this year and they have struck out on 965 occasions. They have had 661 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 395 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +143
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