San Diego Padres at Miami Marlins 6/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Caleb Smith
The San Diego Padres visit Marlins Park on Friday, June 8, 2018 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Eric Lauer for the Padres and Caleb Smith for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +126 and Miami at -136. The Padres have a 32-30-2 over/under record and a 33-31-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 29-32-0 against the run line and have a 31-30-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 32-30-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 33-31-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 31-30-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 29-32-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
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)
04/15/18 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 Miami Marlins Injuries
05/26/18 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/26)
04/20/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 10-day DL (04/17)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 29-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 6.82 and a WHIP of 1.98 this season. He has 32 strikeouts over his 34.1 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 13.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 254 hitters and walked 85 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 4.28. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 568 base hits and 273 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 224 batters and struck out 548. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.07.
As a team San Diego is hitting .233, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 67 hits this season in 244 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .357 and an OPS+ of 92. Eric Hosmer is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 65 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 228 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Padres have 493 hits, including 99 doubles and 58 home runs. San Diego has walked 192 times so far this season and they have struck out 601 times as a unit. They have left 390 men on base and have a team OPS of .674. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 253 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 22-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.03, Caleb Smith has a 4-6 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 44 hits. He's allowing 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.61 and they have given up 248 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 221 batters and walked 113 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.01. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 527 base knocks and 302 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 244 hitters and struck out 486 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The Marlins hold a .358 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Starlin Castro comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .336. He has 70 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 236 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 110. Brian Anderson is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 68 hits in 229 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .419. The Marlins as a unit have 493 base hits, including 87 doubles and 48 homers. Miami has walked 176 times this year and they have struck out on 532 occasions. They have had 431 men left on base and have an OPS of .662. They have scored 3.51 runs per game and totaled 214 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins -136
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