Monday, April 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jered Weaver vs. Jaime Garcia
Turner Field is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Atlanta Braves on Monday, April 17, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jered Weaver for the Padres and Jaime Garcia for the Braves.
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San Diego opens at +143 while Atlanta opens at -153. The Padres have a 4-8-0 over/under record and a 6-6-0 run line mark. The Braves are 6-4-0 against the run line and have a 6-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 4-8-0 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 6-6-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 6-4-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/11/17 P Luis Perdomo Shoulder 10-day DL (04/9)
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 Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/13/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/10)
04/11/17 RF Matt Kemp Hamstring 10-day DL (04/11)
04/03/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 10-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 5-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jered Weaver has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.00. He has 7 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 22 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .173 against the bullpen and they've struck out 36 hitters and walked 19 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 87 base hits and 51 earned runs. They have allowed 19 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 78. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 5.21.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .216, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.8 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 12 hits this season in 44 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .455 and an OPS+ of 109. Wil Myers is hitting .375 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 48 at bats. His OPS+ is 200 while his slugging percentage is at .750. The Padres have 82 hits, including 16 doubles and 14 home runs. San Diego has walked 36 times so far this season and they have struck out 95 times as a unit. They have left 73 men on base and have a team OPS of .672. They score 3.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 39 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 4-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.73, Jaime Garcia has a 0-1 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 11 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 13 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 24 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .202 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 27 batters and walked 11 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 83 base knocks and 37 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 34 hitters and struck out 65 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 9th in the league. The Braves hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Brandon Phillips comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .357. He has 11 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 38 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 117. Matt Kemp is hitting .500 this season and he has an OBP of .529. He has collected 8 hits in 16 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 331 and a slugging percentage of 1.125. The Braves as a unit have 88 base hits, including 16 doubles and 12 homers. Atlanta has walked 26 times this year and they have struck out on 76 occasions. They have had 70 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 3.6 runs per game and totaled 36 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves -153
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