St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres 9/6/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jack Flaherty vs. Dinelson Lamet
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jack Flaherty for the Cardinals and Dinelson Lamet for the Padres.
St. Louis opens at -120 while San Diego opens at +110. The Cardinals have a 71-58-8 over/under record and a 66-71-0 run line mark. The Padres are 75-63-0 against the run line and have a 70-60-8 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 71-58-8 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 66-71-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 70-60-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 75-63-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
09/04/17 CF Tommy Pham Shoulder left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. San Diego Padres
09/04/17 CF Dexter Fowler Hip "?" Tuesday vs. San Diego Padres
09/04/17 1B Matt Carpenter Shoulder left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. San Diego Padres
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 70-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jack Flaherty has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 11.25 and a WHIP of 2.25. He has 6 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He allows 18 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 430 hitters and walked 153 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 1,181 base hits and 539 earned runs. They have allowed 156 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 412 batters and struck out 1,133. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Matt Carpenter is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 106 hits this season in 443 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .433 and an OPS+ of 112. Yadier Molina is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .319. He has totaled 124 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 442 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Cardinals have 1,211 hits, including 250 doubles and 166 home runs. St. Louis has walked 490 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,139 times as a unit. They have left 941 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 652 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 62-76 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.40, Dinelson Lamet has a 7-6 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 92 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 70 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 401 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 498 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 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,185 base knocks and 607 earned runs this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 470 hitters and struck out 1,133 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .395 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 .241 with an OBP of .325. He has 117 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 486 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .449 with an OPS+ of 104. Manuel Margot is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 109 hits in 410 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Padres as a unit have 1,062 base hits, including 189 doubles and 166 homers. San Diego has walked 396 times this year and they have struck out on 1,280 occasions. They have had 874 men left on base and have an OPS of .693. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 528 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +110
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