San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob Nix vs. Ross Stripling
The San Diego Padres head to Dodger Stadium on Saturday, September 22, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Jacob Nix for the Padres and Ross Stripling for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +230 and Los Angeles at -280. The Padres have a 75-74-4 over/under mark and a 74-79-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 70-83-0 against the run line and have a 67-79-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 75-74-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 74-79-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-79-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 70-83-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
09/13/18 SS Luis Urias Hamstring 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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/18/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 60-day DL (08/25)
09/03/18 P Brock Stewart Oblique 60-day DL (09/03)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 60-day DL (08/17)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 61-92 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob Nix has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 5.75 and a WHIP of 1.42 this year. He has 19 strikeouts over his 36 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 515 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 672 hitters and walked 189 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 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 1,352 base hits and 674 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 488 batters and struck out 1,304. They have walked 3.2 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 4.10.
As a team San Diego is hitting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .240 with an on-base percentage of .293. He has 135 hits this season in 563 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .368 and an OPS+ of 82. Eric Hosmer is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 146 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 582 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .399. The Padres have 1,210 hits, including 237 doubles and 153 home runs. San Diego has walked 441 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,430 times as a unit. They have left 952 men on base and have a team OPS of .678. They score 3.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 587 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 85-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.77, Ross Stripling has a 8-4 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 130 strikeouts over the 117 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 115 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 479 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 585 batters and walked 189 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,212 base knocks and 524 earned runs this season. They have given up 167 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 400 hitters and struck out 1,476 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 17th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .366. He has 175 hits this year along with 96 RBI in 592 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .535 with an OPS+ of 145. Max Muncy is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 93 hits in 366 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 158 and a slugging percentage of .574. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,280 base hits, including 271 doubles and 218 homers. Los Angeles has walked 608 times this year and they have struck out on 1,347 occasions. They have had 1,083 men left on base and have an OPS of .764. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 735 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +230
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