St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres 9/4/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Martinez vs. Luis Perdomo
The St. Louis Cardinals head to Petco Park on Monday, September 4, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals and Luis Perdomo for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have St. Louis at -150 and San Diego at +140. The Cardinals have a 70-56-8 over/under mark and a 64-70-0 run line record. The Padres are 72-62-0 against the run line and have a 67-59-8 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 70-56-8 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 64-70-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 67-59-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 72-62-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
09/02/17 CF Tommy Pham Thumb "?" Saturday vs. San Francisco Giants
08/27/17 3B Jedd Gyorko Hamstring 10-day DL (08/27)
08/23/17 P Trevor Rosenthal Elbow 60-day DL (08/18)
08/18/17 P Adam Wainwright Elbow 10-day DL (08/18)
08/06/17 P Kevin Siegrist Forearm 10-day DL (08/06)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 68-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez has a 10-10 record with an earned run average of 3.52 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 182 strikeouts over his 174 innings pitched and he's given up 153 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 407 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 424 hitters and walked 152 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 1,171 base hits and 536 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 406 batters and struck out 1,109. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Matt Carpenter is hitting .241 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 106 hits this season in 440 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 114. Yadier Molina is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 435 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Cardinals have 1,196 hits, including 246 doubles and 163 home runs. St. Louis has walked 482 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,123 times as a unit. They have left 935 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 643 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 59-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.69, Luis Perdomo has a 7-8 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 98 strikeouts over the 134.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 153 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 396 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 488 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,171 base knocks and 604 earned runs this season. They have given up 182 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 467 hitters and struck out 1,115 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .396 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 contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .321. He has 112 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 478 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .446 with an OPS+ of 102. Manuel Margot is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 107 hits in 403 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .424. The Padres as a unit have 1,049 base hits, including 188 doubles and 164 homers. San Diego has walked 389 times this year and they have struck out on 1,261 occasions. They have had 866 men left on base and have an OPS of .694. They have scored 3.84 runs per game and totaled 522 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals -150
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