San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers 5/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Erlin vs. Walker Buehler
The San Diego Padres head to Dodger Stadium on Sunday, May 27, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Robbie Erlin for the Padres and Walker Buehler for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +193 and Los Angeles at -209. The Padres have a 23-27-2 over/under mark and a 26-26-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 25-26-0 against the run line and have a 23-25-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 23-27-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 26-26-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 23-25-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 25-26-0 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 21-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Erlin has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 26 strikeouts over his 30 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 204 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 452 base hits and 215 earned runs. They have allowed 54 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 191 batters and struck out 456. 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 3.98.
As a team San Diego is hitting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Padres hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 49 hits this season in 183 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 132. Jose Pirela is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 200 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .355. The Padres have 393 hits, including 82 doubles and 43 home runs. San Diego has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 507 times as a unit. They have left 318 men on base and have a team OPS of .654. They score 3.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 192 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 23-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.38, Walker Buehler has a 2-1 record and a 0.97 WHIP this season. He has 40 strikeouts over the 34 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 196 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 407 base knocks and 181 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 151 hitters and struck out 494 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.54.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 23rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .304. He has 45 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 187 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .439 with an OPS+ of 104. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 37 hits in 145 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .483. The Dodgers as a unit have 401 base hits, including 95 doubles and 50 homers. Los Angeles has walked 186 times this year and they have struck out on 424 occasions. They have had 358 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 214 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -209
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