San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 4/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Patrick Corbin
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Joey Lucchesi for the Padres and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
San Diego opens at +190 while Arizona opens at -205. The Padres have a 10-10-1 over/under record and a 9-12-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 11-8-0 against the run line and have a 9-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 10-10-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 9-12-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 9-10-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 11-8-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
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 8-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 1.66 and a WHIP of 0.97 this year. He has 25 strikeouts over his 21.2 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.67 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .190 against the bullpen and they've struck out 100 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 175 base hits and 80 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 82 batters and struck out 193. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 3.57.
As a team San Diego is hitting .222, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 19 hits this season in 75 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .333 and an OPS+ of 98. Christian Villanueva is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .438. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 54 at bats. His OPS+ is 229 while his slugging percentage is at .741. The Padres have 159 hits, including 34 doubles and 22 home runs. San Diego has walked 63 times so far this season and they have struck out 211 times as a unit. They have left 140 men on base and have a team OPS of .668. They score 3.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 80 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 13-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.65, Patrick Corbin has a 3-0 record and a 0.70 WHIP this season. He has 37 strikeouts over the 27.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He allows 4.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.07 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 64 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.82. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 132 base knocks and 55 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 58 hitters and struck out 185 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.08 while their FIP as a staff is 3.39.
As a team, they are batting .221, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .413. He has 22 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 66 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 144. 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 140 base hits, including 39 doubles and 19 homers. Arizona has walked 71 times this year and they have struck out on 188 occasions. They have had 118 men left on base and have an OPS of .697. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 85 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +190
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