Oakland Athletics at San Diego Padres 6/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Frankie Montas vs. Tyson Ross
The Oakland Athletics visit Petco Park on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Frankie Montas for the Athletics and Tyson Ross for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +120 and San Diego at -130. The Athletics have a 35-32-5 over/under record and a 32-40-0 run line mark. The Padres are 38-36-0 against the run line and have a 34-38-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 35-32-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 32-40-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 34-38-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 38-36-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/17/18 3B Matt Chapman Hand 10-day DL (06/15)
06/15/18 P Trevor Cahill Achilles 10-day DL (06/11)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/07/18 RF Matt Joyce Back 10-day DL (06/03)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 10-day DL (06/04)
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
04/28/18 P Ryan Buchter Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
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 Athletics have a 36-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Frankie Montas has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.67 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 15 strikeouts over his 27 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 237 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 609 base hits and 293 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 209 batters and struck out 524. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
As a team Oakland is hitting .239, good for 21st in the league. The Athletics hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 79 hits this season in 278 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .460 and an OPS+ of 124. Marcus Semien is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .307. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 294 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .381. The Athletics have 589 hits, including 131 doubles and 91 home runs. Oakland has walked 227 times so far this season and they have struck out 640 times as a unit. They have left 477 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 316 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 34-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.51, Tyson Ross has a 5-4 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 82 strikeouts over the 82 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 69 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 290 batters and walked 90 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 633 base knocks and 300 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 244 hitters and struck out 631 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .362. He has 76 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 268 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .466 with an OPS+ of 128. Jose Pirela is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 76 hits in 277 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .361. The Padres as a unit have 572 base hits, including 115 doubles and 64 homers. San Diego has walked 212 times this year and they have struck out on 696 occasions. They have had 449 men left on base and have an OPS of .669. They have scored 3.82 runs per game and totaled 283 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres -130
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