Miami Marlins at San Diego Padres 5/31/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen vs. Jordan Lyles
The Miami Marlins visit Petco Park on Thursday, May 31, 2018 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins and Jordan Lyles for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +112 and San Diego at -122. The Marlins have a 26-28-0 over/under record and a 26-28-0 run line mark. The Padres are 28-28-0 against the run line and have a 26-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 26-28-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 26-28-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 26-28-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 28-28-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/26/18 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/26)
04/20/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 10-day DL (04/17)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/15/18 P Joey Lucchesi Side 10-day DL (05/15)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/15/18 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)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 20-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 5.22 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 20 strikeouts over his 29.1 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.82 and they have given up 224 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the bullpen and they've struck out 198 hitters and walked 99 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 458 base hits and 259 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 212 batters and struck out 430. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team Miami is hitting .233, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .345 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 55 hits this season in 197 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .386 and an OPS+ of 112. Starlin Castro is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 205 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .380. The Marlins have 419 hits, including 71 doubles and 39 home runs. Miami has walked 155 times so far this season and they have struck out 462 times as a unit. They have left 371 men on base and have a team OPS of .647. They score 3.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 182 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 23-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.83, Jordan Lyles has a 1-1 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 42.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 220 batters and walked 77 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 485 base knocks and 233 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 200 hitters and struck out 476 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .350. He has 50 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 195 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .441 with an OPS+ of 121. Jose Pirela is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 59 hits in 213 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .362. The Padres as a unit have 415 base hits, including 88 doubles and 48 homers. San Diego has walked 156 times this year and they have struck out on 530 occasions. They have had 333 men left on base and have an OPS of .657. They have scored 3.67 runs per game and totaled 202 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres -122
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