Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jered Weaver vs. Taijuan Walker
The San Diego Padres head to Chase Field on Thursday, April 27, 2017 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Jered Weaver for the Padres and Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks.
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The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +160 and Arizona at -170. The Padres have a 11-10-1 over/under mark and a 11-11-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 13-9-0 against the run line and have a 12-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 11-10-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 11-11-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 12-9-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 13-9-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
04/19/17 P Jarred Cosart Hamstring 10-day DL (4/18)
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 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 10-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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/24/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 10-day DL (04/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (03/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 8-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jered Weaver has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.00. He has 13 strikeouts over his 23 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.80 and they have given up 65 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 69 hitters and walked 29 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 182 base hits and 103 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 71 batters and struck out 159. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .219, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .337 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 30 hits this season in 89 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .618 and an OPS+ of 160. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 79 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .418. The Padres have 155 hits, including 24 doubles and 26 home runs. San Diego has walked 59 times so far this season and they have struck out 195 times as a unit. They have left 128 men on base and have a team OPS of .655. They score 3.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 72 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 14-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.57, Taijuan Walker has a 2-1 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 21.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 60 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 186 base knocks and 83 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 70 hitters and struck out 187 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.52.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 2nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Yasmany Tomas comes into this matchup batting .319 with an OBP of .351. He has 22 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 69 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .609 with an OPS+ of 146. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .441. He has collected 22 hits in 74 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .541. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 209 base hits, including 42 doubles and 24 homers. Arizona has walked 67 times this year and they have struck out on 204 occasions. They have had 151 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.5 runs per game and totaled 121 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +160
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