San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves 6/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Julio Teheran
The San Diego Padres visit SunTrust Park on Friday, June 15, 2018 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +138 and Atlanta at -148. The Padres have a 33-35-2 over/under record and a 36-34-0 run line mark. The Braves are 37-30-0 against the run line and have a 32-32-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 33-35-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 36-34-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 32-32-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 37-30-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/15/18 P Joey Lucchesi Side 10-day DL (05/15)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
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)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/12/18 P Mike Foltynewicz Triceps left last game, is "?" next start
06/05/18 P Julio Teheran Thumb 10-day DL (06/05)
05/28/18 CF Ronald Acuna Jr. Knee 10-day DL (05/28)
04/18/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/18)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 33-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 4.40 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 71 strikeouts over his 88 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 276 hitters and walked 87 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 610 base hits and 290 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 238 batters and struck out 596. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.00.
As a team San Diego is hitting .233, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 73 hits this season in 252 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .480 and an OPS+ of 135. Jose Pirela is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 72 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 263 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .350. The Padres have 540 hits, including 108 doubles and 62 home runs. San Diego has walked 203 times so far this season and they have struck out 655 times as a unit. They have left 424 men on base and have a team OPS of .671. They score 3.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 271 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 39-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.31, Julio Teheran has a 4-4 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 71 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 57 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 248 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 513 base knocks and 241 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 267 hitters and struck out 596 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 5th in the league. The Braves hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .388. He has 88 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 268 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .493 with an OPS+ of 142. Freddie Freeman is hitting .344 this season and he has an OBP of .435. He has collected 88 hits in 256 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 181 and a slugging percentage of .590. The Braves as a unit have 613 base hits, including 136 doubles and 79 homers. Atlanta has walked 224 times this year and they have struck out on 522 occasions. They have had 474 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.96 runs per game and totaled 332 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +138
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