Los Angeles Angels at San Diego Padres 8/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Barria vs. Brett Kennedy
The Los Angeles Angels head to Petco Park on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Jaime Barria for the Angels and Brett Kennedy for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -125 and San Diego at +115. The Angels have a 56-60-3 over/under mark and a 52-67-0 run line record. The Padres are 58-62-0 against the run line and have a 58-58-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 56-60-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 52-67-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 58-58-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 58-62-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/13/18 P Tyler Skaggs Groin 10-day DL (08/12)
08/12/18 SS Andrelton Simmons Knee is "?" Monday vs San Diego Padres
08/10/18 CF Mike Trout Wrist 10-day DL (08/06)
08/07/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (08/07)
07/12/18 P Garrett Richards Forearm 60-day DL (07/11)
06/27/18 P John Lamb Elbow 60-day DL (06/27)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
05/21/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (04/01)
05/21/18 C Rene Rivera Knee 60-day DL (05/17)
05/15/18 P Sean Isaac Elbow 10-day DL (05/14)
05/05/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (04/09)
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/04/18 1B Wil Myers Foot 10-day DL (08/03)
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 Angels have a 59-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Barria has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.59 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 64 strikeouts over his 87.2 innings pitched and he's given up 81 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 418 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 441 hitters and walked 185 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 987 base hits and 470 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 403 batters and struck out 1,035. They have walked 3.4 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 4.39.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .247, good for 17th in the league. The Angels hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 122 hits this season in 399 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .429 and an OPS+ of 117. Justin Upton is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 112 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 429 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .464. The Angels have 999 hits, including 193 doubles and 161 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 391 times so far this season and they have struck out 934 times as a unit. They have left 813 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 542 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 48-72 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 13.50, Brett Kennedy has a 0-1 record and a 2.75 WHIP this season. He has 3 strikeouts over the 4 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 11 hits. He allows 24.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 11.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.46 and they have given up 409 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 506 batters and walked 139 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 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,059 base knocks and 522 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 391 hitters and struck out 1,013 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Padres hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .321. He has 116 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 457 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .381 with an OPS+ of 93. Jose Pirela is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 94 hits in 371 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .348. The Padres as a unit have 953 base hits, including 191 doubles and 108 homers. San Diego has walked 354 times this year and they have struck out on 1,124 occasions. They have had 749 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.87 runs per game and totaled 464 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +115
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