San Diego Padres at Cincinnati Reds 9/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Luis Castillo
The San Diego Padres head to Great American Ball Park on Thursday, September 6, 2018 to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The expected starting pitchers are Eric Lauer for the Padres and Luis Castillo for the Reds.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +150 and Cincinnati at -160. The Padres have a 67-70-4 over/under mark and a 68-73-0 run line record. The Reds are 77-62-0 against the run line and have a 72-62-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 67-70-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 68-73-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 72-62-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 77-62-0 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 Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/30/18 P Robert Stephenson Shoulder 10-day DL (08/27)
08/29/18 P Amir Garrett Ankle 10-day DL (08/29)
07/26/18 LF Jesse Winker Shoulder 60-day DL (07/26)
07/25/18 C Tyler Stephenson Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
07/21/18 2B Alex Blandino Knee 60-day DL (07/21)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 55-86 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 5.01 and a WHIP of 1.64 this year. He has 77 strikeouts over his 91.2 innings pitched and he's given up 111 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 476 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 603 hitters and walked 177 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 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 1,248 base hits and 617 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 458 batters and struck out 1,187. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team San Diego is hitting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 134 hits this season in 536 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .386 and an OPS+ of 94. Freddy Galvis is hitting .236 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .292. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 517 at bats. His OPS+ is 80 while his slugging percentage is at .360. The Padres have 1,114 hits, including 220 doubles and 135 home runs. San Diego has walked 403 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,331 times as a unit. They have left 881 men on base and have a team OPS of .672. They score 3.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 535 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 59-80 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.83, Luis Castillo has a 8-11 record and a 1.28 WHIP this season. He has 142 strikeouts over the 143.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 140 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 517 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 464 batters and walked 220 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,308 base knocks and 657 earned runs this season. They have given up 201 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 470 hitters and struck out 1,071 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Reds hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Scooter Gennett comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .369. He has 165 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 513 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 136. Jose Peraza is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 153 hits in 541 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Reds as a unit have 1,233 base hits, including 229 doubles and 146 homers. Cincinnati has walked 497 times this year and they have struck out on 1,151 occasions. They have had 1,030 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 625 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +150
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