San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Zack Greinke
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
San Diego opens at +174 while Arizona opens at -185. The Padres have a 40-47-3 over/under record and a 42-48-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 47-42-0 against the run line and have a 42-42-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 40-47-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 42-48-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 42-42-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 47-42-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
07/04/18 P Kirby Yates Paternity List is out indefinitely
06/24/18 P Jordan Lyles Forearm 10-day DL (06/21)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/30/18 SS Deven Marrero Oblique 10-day DL (06/29)
06/28/18 C Alex Avila Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/25/18 P Clay Buchholz Oblique 10-day DL (06/25)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 38-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 4.46 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 86 strikeouts over his 113 innings pitched and he's given up 105 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 299 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 355 hitters and walked 105 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 773 base hits and 367 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 292 batters and struck out 749. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
As a team San Diego is hitting .234, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .310. He has 83 hits this season in 319 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .348 and an OPS+ of 81. Eric Hosmer is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .335. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 330 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .412. The Padres have 697 hits, including 141 doubles and 73 home runs. San Diego has walked 261 times so far this season and they have struck out 836 times as a unit. They have left 554 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 332 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 49-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.36, Zack Greinke has a 9-5 record and a 1.11 WHIP this season. He has 112 strikeouts over the 109.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 102 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.54 and they have given up 240 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 259 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 710 base knocks and 311 earned runs this season. They have given up 98 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 270 hitters and struck out 769 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 29th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .381. He has 89 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 326 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .528 with an OPS+ of 135. David Peralta is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 89 hits in 316 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 679 base hits, including 133 doubles and 96 homers. Arizona has walked 313 times this year and they have struck out on 807 occasions. They have had 581 men left on base and have an OPS of .699. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 384 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +174
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