San Diego Padres at Cincinnati Reds 8/9/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Travis Wood vs. Asher Wojciechowski
The San Diego Padres head to Great American Ball Park on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The expected starting pitchers are Travis Wood for the Padres and Asher Wojciechowski for the Reds.
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The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +136 and Cincinnati at -146. The Padres have a 57-48-6 over/under mark and a 60-51-0 run line record. The Reds are 55-57-0 against the run line and have a 58-50-4 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 57-48-6 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 60-51-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 58-50-4 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 55-57-0 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)
07/22/17 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)
06/01/17 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 Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/07/17 C Devin Mesoraco Paternity List out indefinitely
08/06/17 P Robert Stephenson Shoulder 10-day DL (08/06)
08/02/17 LF Scott Schebler Shoulder 10-day DL (07/31)
07/18/17 P Scott Feldman Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
06/29/17 P Brandon Finnegan Tricep 10-day DL (06/28)
06/26/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 60-day DL (06/19)
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 49-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Travis Wood has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 6.49 and a WHIP of 1.65. He has 41 strikeouts over his 52.2 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 341 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 411 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 979 base hits and 512 earned runs. They have allowed 149 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 366 batters and struck out 917. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
As a team San Diego is hitting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Manuel Margot is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .313. He has 86 hits this season in 314 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 93. Wil Myers is hitting .239 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 401 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Padres have 864 hits, including 156 doubles and 136 home runs. San Diego has walked 319 times so far this season and they have struck out 1040 times as a unit. They have left 709 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 3.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 423 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 46-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Asher Wojciechowski has a 2-1 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 39 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 33 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 393 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 429 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.22. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1008 base knocks and 576 earned runs this season. They have given up 183 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 424 hitters and struck out 892 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.17.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 17th in the league. The Reds hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Adam Duvall comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .316. He has 111 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 416 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .534 with an OPS+ of 115. Joey Votto is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .438. He has collected 122 hits in 389 at bats while driving in 81 runs. He has an OPS+ of 168 and a slugging percentage of .604. The Reds as a unit have 967 base hits, including 176 doubles and 154 homers. Cincinnati has walked 365 times this year and they have struck out on 902 occasions. They have had 783 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.56 runs per game and totaled 511 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds -146
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