Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres 6/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, June 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Clayton Richard
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the San Diego Padres on Monday, June 4, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Julio Teheran for the Braves and Clayton Richard for the Padres.
Atlanta opens at -115 while San Diego opens at +105. The Braves have a 26-29-3 over/under record and a 32-26-0 run line mark. The Padres are 30-30-0 against the run line and have a 29-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 26-29-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 32-26-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 29-29-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 30-30-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/28/18 CF Ronald Acuna Jr. Knee 10-day DL (05/28)
05/18/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 10-day DL (05/14)
04/18/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/18)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/15/18 P Joey Lucchesi Side 10-day DL (05/15)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/11/18 P Kirby Yates Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
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 Braves have a 34-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 4.03 and a WHIP of 1.22 this year. He has 54 strikeouts over his 67 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 173 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 216 hitters and walked 105 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 457 base hits and 208 earned runs. They have allowed 52 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 520. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .260, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .335 with an on-base percentage of .431. He has 74 hits this season in 221 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .534 and an OPS+ of 165. Nick Markakis is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 231 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .494. The Braves have 530 hits, including 110 doubles and 67 home runs. Atlanta has walked 205 times so far this season and they have struck out 461 times as a unit. They have left 417 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 289 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 26-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.74, Clayton Richard has a 3-6 record and a 1.31 WHIP this season. He has 61 strikeouts over the 74 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 72 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 235 batters and walked 80 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 525 base knocks and 251 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 213 hitters and struck out 518 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Jose Pirela comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .331. He has 63 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 228 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .360 with an OPS+ of 94. Eric Hosmer is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 60 hits in 214 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Padres as a unit have 460 base hits, including 95 doubles and 51 homers. San Diego has walked 175 times this year and they have struck out on 571 occasions. They have had 366 men left on base and have an OPS of .663. They have scored 3.87 runs per game and totaled 232 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +105
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