Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres 6/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Miguel Diaz
The Atlanta Braves visit Petco Park on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Miguel Diaz for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at -130 and San Diego at +120. The Braves have a 27-30-3 over/under record and a 33-27-0 run line mark. The Padres are 32-30-0 against the run line and have a 31-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 27-30-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 33-27-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 31-29-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 32-30-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/05/18 P Julio Teheran Thumb left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
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 "?" Tuesday 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 35-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 2.22 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 80 strikeouts over his 69 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He's allowed 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 221 hitters and walked 108 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 473 base hits and 219 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 243 batters and struck out 532. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .260, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .331 with an on-base percentage of .394. He has 79 hits this season in 239 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .494 and an OPS+ of 143. Freddie Freeman is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .424. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 229 at bats. His OPS+ is 160 while his slugging percentage is at .524. The Braves have 546 hits, including 117 doubles and 69 home runs. Atlanta has walked 211 times so far this season and they have struck out 471 times as a unit. They have left 432 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 297 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 28-34 overall mark this year. Miguel Diaz is expected to make his debut for the Padres. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 204 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 241 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 546 base knocks and 258 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 217 hitters and struck out 532 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 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .379. He has 65 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 222 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .477 with an OPS+ of 139. Jose Pirela is hitting .271 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 64 hits in 236 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .356. The Padres as a unit have 482 base hits, including 99 doubles and 57 homers. San Diego has walked 183 times this year and they have struck out on 581 occasions. They have had 378 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 4.02 runs per game and totaled 249 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +120
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