Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres 8/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Brett Kennedy
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres on Sunday, August 19, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Brett Kennedy for the Padres.
Arizona opens at -186 while San Diego opens at +175. The Diamondbacks have a 57-60-6 over/under record and a 66-57-0 run line mark. The Padres are 58-67-0 against the run line and have a 61-60-4 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 57-60-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 66-57-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 61-60-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 58-67-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/13/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder is out for season
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/01/18 P Eric Lauer Forearm 10-day DL (07/31)
07/24/18 P Colten Brewer Oblique 10-day DL (07/23)
06/21/18 P Bryan Mitchell Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 68-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 12-8 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.05 this year. He has 158 strikeouts over his 156 innings pitched and he's given up 133 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.13 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 356 hitters and walked 151 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 979 base hits and 443 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 378 batters and struck out 1,081. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Arizona is hitting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. A.J. Pollock is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .341. He has 78 hits this season in 279 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .520 and an OPS+ of 121. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .393. He has totaled 132 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 460 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Diamondbacks have 994 hits, including 207 doubles and 136 home runs. Arizona has walked 446 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,107 times as a unit. They have left 833 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 556 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 48-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 11.00, Brett Kennedy has a 0-2 record and a 2.33 WHIP this season. He has 5 strikeouts over the 9 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He allows 20 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 423 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 538 batters and walked 152 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,108 base knocks and 551 earned runs this season. They have given up 140 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 410 hitters and struck out 1,058 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .321. He has 122 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 475 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .396 with an OPS+ of 96. Jose Pirela is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 95 hits in 379 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 79 and a slugging percentage of .343. The Padres as a unit have 983 base hits, including 198 doubles and 115 homers. San Diego has walked 368 times this year and they have struck out on 1,168 occasions. They have had 779 men left on base and have an OPS of .672. They have scored 3.82 runs per game and totaled 477 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -186
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