Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres 4/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Wood vs. Bryan Mitchell
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Alex Wood for the Dodgers and Bryan Mitchell for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -170 and San Diego at +160. The Dodgers have a 9-7-0 over/under mark and a 12-4-0 run line record. The Padres are 8-9-0 against the run line and have a 7-9-1 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 7-9-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 8-9-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/15/18 2B Logan Forsythe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/15)
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 5-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Wood has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.09 and a WHIP of 0.79 this year. He has 15 strikeouts over his 17.2 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 58 hitters and walked 15 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 129 base hits and 59 earned runs. They have allowed 18 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 34 batters and struck out 142. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.45.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .239, good for 12th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .360 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 9th 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 179. Cody Bellinger is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 55 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Dodgers have 120 hits, including 23 doubles and 12 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 47 times so far this season and they have struck out 115 times as a unit. They have left 104 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 54 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 7-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.27, Bryan Mitchell has a 0-2 record and a 2.12 WHIP this season. He has 3 strikeouts over the 13.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.84 and they have given up 45 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .182 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 78 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.08. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 137 base knocks and 53 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 62 hitters and struck out 149 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.42.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 16th in the league. The Padres hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 7.9 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 .316 this season and he has an OBP of .435. He has collected 18 hits in 57 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Padres as a unit have 135 base hits, including 29 doubles and 19 homers. San Diego has walked 50 times this year and they have struck out on 160 occasions. They have had 114 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 3.88 runs per game and totaled 66 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +160
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