Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres 7/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Joey Lucchesi
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Joey Lucchesi for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -158 and San Diego at +148. The Dodgers have a 38-46-7 over/under mark and a 39-52-0 run line record. The Padres are 43-50-0 against the run line and have a 42-48-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-46-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 39-52-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 42-48-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 43-50-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/09/18 RF Yasiel Puig Oblique 10-day DL (07/09)
07/07/18 P Kenta Maeda Paternity List is out indefinitely
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/16/18 P Pedro Baez Biceps 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
06/24/18 P Jordan Lyles Forearm 10-day DL (06/21)
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 Dodgers have a 49-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 3.24 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 98 strikeouts over his 80.2 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 353 hitters and walked 133 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 736 base hits and 319 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 249 batters and struck out 854. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.57.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 18th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 87 hits this season in 275 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .545 and an OPS+ of 144. Chris Taylor is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 324 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Dodgers have 744 hits, including 162 doubles and 124 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 342 times so far this season and they have struck out 757 times as a unit. They have left 609 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 433 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 39-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.27, Joey Lucchesi has a 4-4 record and a 1.18 WHIP this season. He has 65 strikeouts over the 63.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 51 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 381 batters and walked 111 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 816 base knocks and 396 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 307 hitters and struck out 779 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .328. He has 88 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 344 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .407 with an OPS+ of 101. Jose Pirela is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 86 hits in 327 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 84 and a slugging percentage of .358. The Padres as a unit have 722 base hits, including 144 doubles and 79 homers. San Diego has walked 274 times this year and they have struck out on 876 occasions. They have had 579 men left on base and have an OPS of .663. They have scored 3.69 runs per game and totaled 343 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +148
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