San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Bryan Mitchell vs. Zack Godley
The San Diego Padres head to Chase Field on Monday, September 3, 2018 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Bryan Mitchell for the Padres and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +207 and Arizona at -225. The Padres have a 66-68-4 over/under mark and a 67-71-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 73-63-0 against the run line and have a 60-70-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 66-68-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 67-71-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-70-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 73-63-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
09/01/18 P Kirby Yates Pectoral is out indefinitely
08/29/18 P Clayton Richard Knee 60-day DL (08/25)
08/22/18 3B Christian Villanueva Finger 10-day DL (08/22)
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
08/13/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder is out for season
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 54-84 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Bryan Mitchell has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 7.08 and a WHIP of 2.03 this year. He has 23 strikeouts over his 48.1 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 463 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 593 hitters and walked 171 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,215 base hits and 600 earned runs. They have allowed 153 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 444 batters and struck out 1,156. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team San Diego is hitting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .293. He has 120 hits this season in 502 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .367 and an OPS+ of 81. Eric Hosmer is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 133 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 525 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .392. The Padres have 1,090 hits, including 216 doubles and 131 home runs. San Diego has walked 392 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,297 times as a unit. They have left 860 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 3.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 524 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 74-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.42, Zack Godley has a 14-7 record and a 1.40 WHIP this season. He has 163 strikeouts over the 154.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 150 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.13 and they have given up 367 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 400 batters and walked 164 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,067 base knocks and 476 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 410 hitters and struck out 1,200 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .396. He has 148 hits this year along with 78 RBI in 505 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .549 with an OPS+ of 144. David Peralta is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 143 hits in 476 at bats while driving in 74 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .536. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,090 base hits, including 223 doubles and 147 homers. Arizona has walked 472 times this year and they have struck out on 1,212 occasions. They have had 919 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 595 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -225
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