Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres 5/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Eric Lauer
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres on Sunday, May 6, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Eric Lauer for the Padres.
Los Angeles opens at -176 while San Diego opens at +166. The Dodgers have a 17-15-0 over/under record and a 18-14-0 run line mark. The Padres are 13-20-0 against the run line and have a 15-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 17-15-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 18-14-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 15-16-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 13-20-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 10-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
04/29/18 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (04/15)
04/29/18 RF Yasiel Puig Hip 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/18 P Alex Wood Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
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
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/22/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Elbow 10-day DL (04/18)
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)
03/29/18 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 15-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.60 this year. He has 16 strikeouts over his 15 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 136 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 265 base hits and 122 earned runs. They have allowed 36 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 102 batters and struck out 327. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.63.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .243, good for 16th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 34 hits this season in 119 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .479 and an OPS+ of 125. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .383. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 98 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Dodgers have 270 hits, including 66 doubles and 29 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 122 times so far this season and they have struck out 273 times as a unit. They have left 232 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 147 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 11-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 10.13, Eric Lauer has a 0-1 record and a 2.38 WHIP this season. He has 10 strikeouts over the 8 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He allows 14.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 107 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 139 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 291 base knocks and 149 earned runs this season. They have given up 29 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 132 hitters and struck out 296 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .389. He has 33 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 113 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .487 with an OPS+ of 147. Jose Pirela is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .310. He has collected 33 hits in 133 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .331. The Padres as a unit have 248 base hits, including 49 doubles and 31 homers. San Diego has walked 102 times this year and they have struck out on 337 occasions. They have had 212 men left on base and have an OPS of .657. They have scored 3.82 runs per game and totaled 126 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -176
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