Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres 4/16/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, April 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu vs. Luis Perdomo
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Monday, April 16, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers and Luis Perdomo for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -125 and San Diego at +115. The Dodgers have a 9-7-0 over/under mark and a 12-4-0 run line record. The Padres are 7-9-0 against the run line and have a 6-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 9-7-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 12-4-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 6-9-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 7-9-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 3B Justin Turner Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/13/18 P Luis Perdomo Suspension will miss next start
04/12/18 CF Manuel Margot Ribs 10-day DL (04/11)
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)
03/29/18 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 4-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.79 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 10 strikeouts over his 9.2 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 56 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 125 base hits and 57 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 33 batters and struck out 128. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.58.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .238, good for 15th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .357 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .359 with an on-base percentage of .444. He has 14 hits this season in 39 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .564 and an OPS+ of 180. Cody Bellinger is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 50 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Dodgers have 112 hits, including 21 doubles and 11 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 40 times so far this season and they have struck out 102 times as a unit. They have left 95 men on base and have a team OPS of .655. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 47 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 6-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.91, Luis Perdomo has a 1-1 record and a 2.09 WHIP this season. He has 13 strikeouts over the 11 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 16 hits. He allows 13.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.93 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .182 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 75 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.21. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 130 base knocks and 52 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 61 hitters and struck out 137 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .364. He has 17 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 59 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 132. Freddy Galvis is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 17 hits in 55 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .418. The Padres as a unit have 124 base hits, including 26 doubles and 18 homers. San Diego has walked 43 times this year and they have struck out on 148 occasions. They have had 105 men left on base and have an OPS of .684. They have scored 3.5 runs per game and totaled 56 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -125
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