Philadelphia Phillies at San Diego Padres 8/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola vs. Walker Lockett
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Petco Park on Saturday, August 11, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Aaron Nola for the Phillies and Walker Lockett for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at -185 and San Diego at +174. The Phillies have a 48-60-6 over/under mark and a 58-56-0 run line record. The Padres are 56-61-0 against the run line and have a 57-56-4 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 48-60-6 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 58-56-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 57-56-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 56-61-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
07/23/18 P Edubray Ramos Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
07/19/18 C Wilson Ramos Hamstring 10-day DL (07/15)
07/10/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 60-day DL (07/10)
06/20/18 SS J.P. Crawford Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/04/18 1B Wil Myers Foot 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 P Eric Lauer Forearm 10-day DL (07/31)
07/24/18 P Colten Brewer Oblique 10-day DL (07/23)
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 Phillies have a 64-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Nola has a 12-3 record with an earned run average of 2.37 and a WHIP of 0.99 this year. He has 144 strikeouts over his 148 innings pitched and he's given up 107 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 358 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 399 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.75. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 932 base hits and 429 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 336 batters and struck out 1,025. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .235, good for 29th in the league. The Phillies hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 117 hits this season in 430 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .456 and an OPS+ of 108. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 112 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 427 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .368. The Phillies have 904 hits, including 169 doubles and 134 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 433 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,091 times as a unit. They have left 798 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 498 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 46-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.28, Walker Lockett has a 0-2 record and a 2.34 WHIP this season. He has 10 strikeouts over the 10.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He allows 14.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 399 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 490 batters and walked 135 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,038 base knocks and 514 earned runs this season. They have given up 131 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 985 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Padres hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Jose Pirela comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .307. He has 94 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 370 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .349 with an OPS+ of 81. Eric Hosmer is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 111 hits in 444 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .381. The Padres as a unit have 930 base hits, including 189 doubles and 106 homers. San Diego has walked 343 times this year and they have struck out on 1,097 occasions. They have had 729 men left on base and have an OPS of .674. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 452 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +174
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