San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers 8/11/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Rich Hill
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, August 11, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
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San Diego opens at +288 while Los Angeles opens at -325. The Padres have a 59-48-6 over/under record and a 61-52-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 54-61-0 against the run line and have a 46-61-8 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 59-48-6 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 61-52-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 46-61-8 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 54-61-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/10/17 C Austin Hedges Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Cincinnati Reds
08/10/17 CF Manuel Margot Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Cincinnati Reds
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 10-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (07/24)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/24/17 P Chris Hatcher Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 60-day DL (06/12)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 50-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 5-12 record with an earned run average of 5.17 and a WHIP of 1.58. He has 100 strikeouts over his 139.1 innings pitched and he's given up 180 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 347 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 415 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 999 base hits and 522 earned runs. They have allowed 152 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 376 batters and struck out 935. They have walked 3.4 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 .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .402 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 .269 with an on-base percentage of .307. He has 87 hits this season in 323 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 92. Wil Myers is hitting .238 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .320. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 408 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .456. The Padres have 882 hits, including 160 doubles and 140 home runs. San Diego has walked 322 times so far this season and they have struck out 1055 times as a unit. They have left 720 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 433 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 80-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.47, Rich Hill has a 8-4 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 98 strikeouts over the 83 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 65 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.99 and they have given up 293 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 420 batters and walked 113 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.08. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 832 base knocks and 347 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 295 hitters and struck out 1064 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.46.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 13th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .344. He has 92 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 345 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .617 with an OPS+ of 146. Corey Seager is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 119 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .526. The Dodgers as a unit have 976 base hits, including 222 doubles and 166 homers. Los Angeles has walked 460 times this year and they have struck out on 983 occasions. They have had 791 men left on base and have an OPS of .798. They have scored 5.09 runs per game and totaled 575 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -325
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