San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks 9/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Robbie Ray
The San Diego Padres visit Chase Field on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Joey Lucchesi for the Padres and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +175 and Arizona at -186. The Padres have a 67-68-4 over/under record and a 67-72-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 74-63-0 against the run line and have a 60-71-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 67-68-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 67-72-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-71-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 74-63-0 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 54-85 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.59 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 114 strikeouts over his 105.1 innings pitched and he's given up 98 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 597 hitters and walked 172 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 4.41. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,234 base hits and 611 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 449 batters and struck out 1,173. 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 4.11.
As a team San Diego is hitting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .252 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 134 hits this season in 531 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .390 and an OPS+ of 95. Freddy Galvis is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .294. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 509 at bats. His OPS+ is 82 while his slugging percentage is at .365. The Padres have 1,104 hits, including 219 doubles and 133 home runs. San Diego has walked 396 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,309 times as a unit. They have left 872 men on base and have a team OPS of .674. They score 3.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 529 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 74-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.55, Robbie Ray has a 4-2 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 120 strikeouts over the 91 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 81 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 368 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 405 batters and walked 167 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 3.51. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,078 base knocks and 482 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 417 hitters and struck out 1,222 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 .238, good for 27th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .352. He has 143 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 484 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .527 with an OPS+ of 125. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 151 hits in 511 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .548. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,100 base hits, including 225 doubles and 150 homers. Arizona has walked 478 times this year and they have struck out on 1,230 occasions. They have had 932 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.37 runs per game and totaled 599 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -186
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