San Diego Padres at Cincinnati Reds 9/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob Nix vs. Tyler Mahle
The San Diego Padres visit Great American Ball Park on Sunday, September 9, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Jacob Nix for the Padres and Tyler Mahle for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +130 and Cincinnati at -140. The Padres have a 68-71-4 over/under record and a 69-74-0 run line mark. The Reds are 79-63-0 against the run line and have a 73-64-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 68-71-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 69-74-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 73-64-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 79-63-0 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 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 56-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob Nix has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.85 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 11 strikeouts over his 26 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 621 hitters and walked 178 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 4.43. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,265 base hits and 631 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 466 batters and struck out 1,215. They have walked 3.3 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 .378 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 .252 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 137 hits this season in 544 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .392 and an OPS+ of 95. Freddy Galvis is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .293. He has totaled 124 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 524 at bats. His OPS+ is 79 while his slugging percentage is at .359. The Padres have 1,134 hits, including 223 doubles and 140 home runs. San Diego has walked 404 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,348 times as a unit. They have left 888 men on base and have a team OPS of .674. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 547 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 60-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, Tyler Mahle has a 7-9 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 109 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 120 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 524 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 472 batters and walked 222 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,334 base knocks and 669 earned runs this season. They have given up 206 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 473 hitters and struck out 1,093 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 5th in the league. The Reds hold a .407 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 .317 with an OBP of .364. He has 166 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 523 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .507 with an OPS+ of 132. Jose Peraza is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 160 hits in 554 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .408. The Reds as a unit have 1,260 base hits, including 231 doubles and 152 homers. Cincinnati has walked 508 times this year and they have struck out on 1,191 occasions. They have had 1,050 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.51 runs per game and totaled 641 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +130
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