Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres 7/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Tyson Ross
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Thursday, July 12, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Ross Stripling for the Dodgers and Tyson Ross for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -169 and San Diego at +159. The Dodgers have a 39-46-7 over/under mark and a 40-52-0 run line record. The Padres are 44-50-0 against the run line and have a 42-49-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 39-46-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 40-52-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 42-49-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 44-50-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/11/18 P Walker Buehler Ribs is upgraded to expected to start Friday vs LA Angels
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 49-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 2.22 and a WHIP of 1.08 this year. He has 103 strikeouts over his 89.1 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 354 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 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 744 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 250 batters and struck out 862. 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 3.59.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Chris Taylor is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 84 hits this season in 328 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .457 and an OPS+ of 115. Matt Kemp is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 279 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .538. The Dodgers have 748 hits, including 163 doubles and 125 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 344 times so far this season and they have struck out 766 times as a unit. They have left 613 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 434 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 40-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.41, Tyson Ross has a 5-7 record and a 1.29 WHIP this season. He has 92 strikeouts over the 102 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 92 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 382 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 4.25. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 820 base knocks and 397 earned runs this season. They have given up 103 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 309 hitters and struck out 788 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 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 .367 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. Jose Pirela comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .312. He has 86 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 329 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .356 with an OPS+ of 84. Eric Hosmer is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 89 hits in 348 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .405. The Padres as a unit have 730 base hits, including 144 doubles and 81 homers. San Diego has walked 275 times this year and they have struck out on 884 occasions. They have had 583 men left on base and have an OPS of .663. They have scored 3.69 runs per game and totaled 347 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -169
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