Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres 6/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Newcomb vs. Jordan Lyles
The Atlanta Braves visit Petco Park on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Sean Newcomb for the Braves and Jordan Lyles for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at -125 and San Diego at +115. The Braves have a 26-30-3 over/under record and a 33-26-0 run line mark. The Padres are 31-30-0 against the run line and have a 30-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 26-30-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 33-26-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 30-29-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 31-30-0 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
06/04/18 3B Christian Villanueva Ankle is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs Atlanta Braves
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 35-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Newcomb has a 6-1 record with an earned run average of 2.73 and a WHIP of 1.21 this season. He has 64 strikeouts over his 62.2 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He's allowed 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 174 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 219 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.48. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 460 base hits and 208 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 238 batters and struck out 528. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.86.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .260, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .423 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. Nick Markakis is hitting .328 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 77 hits this season in 235 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .489 and an OPS+ of 142. Freddie Freeman is hitting .335 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .432. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 224 at bats. His OPS+ is 166 while his slugging percentage is at .536. The Braves have 537 hits, including 113 doubles and 69 home runs. Atlanta has walked 209 times so far this season and they have struck out 464 times as a unit. They have left 424 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 293 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 27-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.65, Jordan Lyles has a 2-1 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 40 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.21 and they have given up 201 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 239 batters and walked 80 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 537 base knocks and 254 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 215 hitters and struck out 525 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .375. He has 63 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 218 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .459 with an OPS+ of 133. Jose Pirela is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 63 hits in 232 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .353. The Padres as a unit have 469 base hits, including 95 doubles and 53 homers. San Diego has walked 178 times this year and they have struck out on 577 occasions. They have had 371 men left on base and have an OPS of .665. They have scored 3.9 runs per game and totaled 238 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +115
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