San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 4/21/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Zack Godley
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
San Diego opens at +176 while Arizona opens at -187. The Padres have a 10-9-1 over/under record and a 8-12-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 11-7-0 against the run line and have a 9-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 10-9-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 8-12-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 9-9-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 11-7-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/16/18 1B Wil Myers Arm 10-day DL (04/03)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/12/18 CF Manuel Margot Ribs 10-day DL (04/11)
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)
03/29/18 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/18/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm 10-day DL (04/15); is out for season
04/03/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 10-day DL (04/03)
03/29/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 7-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.73 and a WHIP of 1.64 this year. He has 16 strikeouts over his 22 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He's allowed 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.71 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .192 against the bullpen and they've struck out 96 hitters and walked 32 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 174 base hits and 79 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 78 batters and struck out 179. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
As a team San Diego is hitting .225, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 19 hits this season in 71 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .352 and an OPS+ of 109. Eric Hosmer is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 72 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The Padres have 154 hits, including 34 doubles and 21 home runs. San Diego has walked 61 times so far this season and they have struck out 205 times as a unit. They have left 135 men on base and have a team OPS of .679. They score 3.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 76 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 13-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Zack Godley has a 2-1 record and a 1.11 WHIP this season. He has 16 strikeouts over the 18 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.02 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 62 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.87. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 127 base knocks and 53 earned runs this season. They have given up 17 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 56 hitters and struck out 179 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.36.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 22nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .349 with an OBP of .423. He has 22 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 63 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .524 with an OPS+ of 152. A.J. Pollock is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .311. He has collected 17 hits in 67 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .582. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 139 base hits, including 38 doubles and 19 homers. Arizona has walked 67 times this year and they have struck out on 174 occasions. They have had 114 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 84 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +176
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