Los Angeles Angels at San Diego Padres 8/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Pena vs. Robbie Erlin
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Felix Pena for the Angels and Robbie Erlin for the Padres.
Los Angeles opens at -107 while San Diego opens at -103. The Angels have a 56-60-4 over/under record and a 52-68-0 run line mark. The Padres are 58-63-0 against the run line and have a 59-58-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 56-60-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 52-68-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 59-58-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 58-63-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/13/18 P Tyler Skaggs Groin 10-day DL (08/12)
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
08/01/18 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 60-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Pena has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.95 and a WHIP of 1.40 this year. He has 40 strikeouts over his 43.2 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 420 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 443 hitters and walked 186 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 993 base hits and 473 earned runs. They have allowed 157 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 405 batters and struck out 1,043. 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 .303 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 122 hits this season in 403 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 114. Justin Upton is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 434 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .472. The Angels have 1,007 hits, including 196 doubles and 163 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 392 times so far this season and they have struck out 939 times as a unit. They have left 817 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 548 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 48-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.36, Robbie Erlin has a 2-3 record and a 0.99 WHIP this season. He has 57 strikeouts over the 69.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 509 batters and walked 140 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 4.39. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,067 base knocks and 528 earned runs this season. They have given up 135 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 392 hitters and struck out 1,018 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 4.14.
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 .255 with an OBP of .321. He has 117 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 458 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .389 with an OPS+ of 95. Jose Pirela is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 95 hits in 374 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 959 base hits, including 191 doubles and 110 homers. San Diego has walked 356 times this year and they have struck out on 1,132 occasions. They have had 754 men left on base and have an OPS of .674. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 467 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels -107
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