San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/9/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Zack Godley
The San Diego Padres visit Chase Field on Saturday, September 9, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Jhoulys Chacin for the Padres and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +198 and Arizona at -214. The Padres have a 71-62-8 over/under record and a 76-65-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 79-61-0 against the run line and have a 63-70-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 71-62-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 76-65-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 63-70-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 79-61-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/05/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 60-day DL (05/20)
07/28/17 P Jarred Cosart Side 60-day DL (06/06)
07/01/17 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (07/01)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
09/07/17 1B Paul Goldschmidt Elbow "?" Friday vs. San Diego Padres
08/23/17 C Jeff Mathis Hand 10-day DL (08/23)
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 10-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 63-78 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 12-10 record with an earned run average of 3.96 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 132 strikeouts over his 159 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 411 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 516 hitters and walked 179 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.45. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,210 base hits and 618 earned runs. They have allowed 188 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 480 batters and struck out 1,165. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.53.
As a team San Diego is hitting .233, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .241 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 120 hits this season in 497 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 105. Manuel Margot is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 418 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Padres have 1,085 hits, including 191 doubles and 169 home runs. San Diego has walked 408 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,301 times as a unit. They have left 899 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 3.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 536 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 82-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.21, Zack Godley has a 7-7 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 136 strikeouts over the 129 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 99 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 422 batters and walked 163 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.55. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,125 base knocks and 492 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 444 hitters and struck out 1,286 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.74.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .424. He has 152 hits this year along with 109 RBI in 484 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .597 with an OPS+ of 154. David Peralta is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 136 hits in 458 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,213 base hits, including 272 doubles and 187 homers. Arizona has walked 494 times this year and they have struck out on 1,290 occasions. They have had 968 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 4.96 runs per game and totaled 694 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +198
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