San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers 5/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Ross Stripling
The San Diego Padres head to Dodger Stadium on Friday, May 25, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Ross Stripling for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +118 and Los Angeles at -120. The Padres have a 23-26-2 over/under mark and a 26-25-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 23-26-0 against the run line and have a 23-24-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 23-26-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 26-25-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 23-24-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 23-26-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
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)
04/22/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Elbow 10-day DL (04/18)
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/21/18 P Rich Hill Blister 10-day DL (05/20)
05/07/18 P Clayton Kershaw Biceps 10-day DL (05/03)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 10-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 21-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.87 and a WHIP of 1.39 this year. He has 52 strikeouts over his 61 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.17 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 203 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 447 base hits and 211 earned runs. They have allowed 52 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 188 batters and struck out 451. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
As a team San Diego is hitting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Padres hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 51 hits this season in 196 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .342 and an OPS+ of 87. Eric Hosmer is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 48 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 179 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .469. The Padres have 386 hits, including 80 doubles and 43 home runs. San Diego has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 492 times as a unit. They have left 314 men on base and have a team OPS of .657. They score 3.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 191 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 22-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.08, Ross Stripling has a 1-1 record and a 1.24 WHIP this season. He has 40 strikeouts over the 34.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 191 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 401 base knocks and 181 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 151 hitters and struck out 479 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Yasmani Grandal comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .353. He has 37 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 145 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .483 with an OPS+ of 131. Cody Bellinger is hitting .243 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 45 hits in 185 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Dodgers as a unit have 396 base hits, including 95 doubles and 48 homers. Los Angeles has walked 183 times this year and they have struck out on 419 occasions. They have had 355 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 210 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -120
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