Philadelphia Phillies at San Diego Padres 8/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Arrieta vs. Joey Lucchesi
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Petco Park on Sunday, August 12, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Jake Arrieta for the Phillies and Joey Lucchesi for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at -120 and San Diego at +110. The Phillies have a 48-61-6 over/under mark and a 58-57-0 run line record. The Padres are 57-61-0 against the run line and have a 57-57-4 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 48-61-6 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 58-57-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 57-57-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 57-61-0 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)
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 64-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta has a 9-6 record with an earned run average of 3.11 and a WHIP of 1.20 this year. He has 91 strikeouts over his 127.1 innings pitched and he's given up 113 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 360 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 939 base hits and 431 earned runs. They have allowed 115 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 337 batters and struck out 1,036. 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 .392 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. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 113 hits this season in 431 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .367 and an OPS+ of 96. Odubel Herrera is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 434 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Phillies have 912 hits, including 169 doubles and 134 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 436 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,099 times as a unit. They have left 808 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 498 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 47-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.70, Joey Lucchesi has a 5-6 record and a 1.26 WHIP this season. He has 87 strikeouts over the 82.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 76 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 494 batters and walked 136 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 4.38. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,046 base knocks and 514 earned runs this season. They have given up 131 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 383 hitters and struck out 993 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 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Padres hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .321. He has 114 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 448 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .384 with an OPS+ of 93. Jose Pirela is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .307. He has collected 94 hits in 370 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 80 and a slugging percentage of .349. The Padres as a unit have 937 base hits, including 189 doubles and 107 homers. San Diego has walked 344 times this year and they have struck out on 1,108 occasions. They have had 733 men left on base and have an OPS of .674. They have scored 3.85 runs per game and totaled 454 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +110
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