San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves 6/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Strahm vs. Julio Teheran
The San Diego Padres visit SunTrust Park on Sunday, June 17, 2018 to play the Atlanta Braves. The probable starters are Matt Strahm for the Padres and Julio Teheran for the Braves.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +110 and Atlanta at -120. The Padres have a 34-36-2 over/under record and a 37-35-0 run line mark. The Braves are 38-31-0 against the run line and have a 33-33-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 34-36-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 37-35-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 33-33-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 38-31-0 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
06/15/18 P Julio Teheran Thumb 10-day DL (06/05); expected to be activated Sunday vs San Deigo Padres
06/12/18 P Mike Foltynewicz Triceps left last game, is "?" next start
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 34-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Strahm has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 2.55 and a WHIP of 1.08 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 17.2 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 5.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 224 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 621 base hits and 295 earned runs. They have allowed 77 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 243 batters and struck out 613. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 3.99.
As a team San Diego is hitting .236, good for 23rd in the league. The Padres hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 75 hits this season in 271 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .362 and an OPS+ of 92. Eric Hosmer is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 261 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .475. The Padres have 562 hits, including 113 doubles and 64 home runs. San Diego has walked 208 times so far this season and they have struck out 666 times as a unit. They have left 435 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 282 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 40-29 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 5.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 249 batters and walked 124 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 535 base knocks and 252 earned runs this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 272 hitters and struck out 607 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 6th in the league. The Braves hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .434. He has 90 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 263 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .597 with an OPS+ of 181. Nick Markakis is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 89 hits in 274 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .485. The Braves as a unit have 624 base hits, including 138 doubles and 81 homers. Atlanta has walked 229 times this year and they have struck out on 539 occasions. They have had 486 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 339 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +110
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