Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres 7/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Luis Perdomo
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Petco Park on Monday, July 9, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Luis Perdomo for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -240 and San Diego at +220. The Dodgers have a 38-45-7 over/under mark and a 38-52-0 run line record. The Padres are 42-49-0 against the run line and have a 41-47-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-45-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-52-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 41-47-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 42-49-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
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 48-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 2.86 and a WHIP of 1.10 this year. He has 65 strikeouts over his 63 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 314 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 347 hitters and walked 132 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 725 base hits and 314 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 245 batters and struck out 839. They have walked 2.8 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 3.56.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 86 hits this season in 271 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .550 and an OPS+ of 143. Chris Taylor is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 315 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Dodgers have 725 hits, including 157 doubles and 123 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 335 times so far this season and they have struck out 744 times as a unit. They have left 598 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 422 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 38-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.86, Luis Perdomo has a 1-2 record and a 2.19 WHIP this season. He has 20 strikeouts over the 19.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 30 hits. He allows 13.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 310 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 363 batters and walked 110 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 791 base knocks and 385 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 299 hitters and struck out 759 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .333. He has 86 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 332 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 103. Jose Pirela is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 85 hits in 323 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 84 and a slugging percentage of .359. The Padres as a unit have 704 base hits, including 141 doubles and 77 homers. San Diego has walked 265 times this year and they have struck out on 846 occasions. They have had 558 men left on base and have an OPS of .666. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 337 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -240
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