Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Stephen Strasburg
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals.
San Diego opens at +229 while Washington opens at -250. The Padres have a 26-21-2 over/under record and a 22-27-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 21-25-0 against the run line and have a 25-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 26-21-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 22-27-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 25-19-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 21-25-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/25/17 CF Manuel Margot Calf "?" Friday vs. Washington Nationals
05/20/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 10-day DL (5/20)
05/17/17 P Trevor Cahill Shoulder 10-day DL (5/14)
05/08/17 C Hector Sanchez Foot 10-day DL (5/6)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Christian Friedric Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 60-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 Washington Nationals Injuries
05/24/17 LF Chris Heisey Bicep 10-day DL (5/24)
05/17/17 P Joe Blanton Shoulder 10-day DL (5/17)
04/29/17 CF Adam Eaton Knee 10-day DL (4/29)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (4/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (4/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 18-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.31 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 45 strikeouts over his 62.2 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 160 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 176 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 435 base hits and 232 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 169 batters and struck out 393. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.45.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .221, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .243 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 41 hits this season in 169 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .349 and an OPS+ of 82. Wil Myers is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 192 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Padres have 357 hits, including 59 doubles and 57 home runs. San Diego has walked 149 times so far this season and they have struck out 428 times as a unit. They have left 309 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.49 runs per contest and have scored a total of 171 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 28-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.28, Stephen Strasburg has a 5-1 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 50 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.26 and they have given up 151 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .282 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 121 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 401 base knocks and 198 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 148 hitters and struck out 389 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .474 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .373. He has 56 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 177 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .554 with an OPS+ of 140. Bryce Harper is hitting .340 this season and he has an OBP of .450. He has collected 54 hits in 159 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 191 and a slugging percentage of .673. The Nationals as a unit have 443 base hits, including 93 doubles and 71 homers. Washington has walked 172 times this year and they have struck out on 355 occasions. They have had 319 men left on base and have an OPS of .820. They have scored 5.72 runs per game and totaled 263 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -250
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