San Diego Padres at Milwaukee Brewers 8/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Erlin vs. Junior Guerra
The San Diego Padres visit Miller Park on Thursday, August 9, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Robbie Erlin for the Padres and Junior Guerra for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +150 and Milwaukee at -160. The Padres have a 55-56-4 over/under record and a 55-60-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 62-54-0 against the run line and have a 54-59-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 55-56-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 55-60-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 54-59-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 62-54-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/04/18 1B Wil Myers Foot 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 P Eric Lauer Forearm 10-day DL (07/31)
07/24/18 P Colten Brewer Oblique 10-day DL (07/23)
06/21/18 P Bryan Mitchell Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
08/08/18 P Matt Albers Hamstring 10-day DL (08/07)
08/05/18 P Taylor Williams Elbow 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 SS Brad Miller None has been released
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 45-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Erlin has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 3.34 and a WHIP of 0.94 this season. He has 54 strikeouts over his 64.2 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 393 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 477 hitters and walked 135 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,014 base hits and 504 earned runs. They have allowed 126 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 379 batters and struck out 966. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
As a team San Diego is hitting .235, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .304. He has 92 hits this season in 367 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .343 and an OPS+ of 79. Eric Hosmer is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 434 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .387. The Padres have 908 hits, including 184 doubles and 102 home runs. San Diego has walked 335 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,081 times as a unit. They have left 715 men on base and have a team OPS of .670. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 440 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 65-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Junior Guerra has a 6-7 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 111 strikeouts over the 115.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 100 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 373 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 473 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 894 base knocks and 440 earned runs this season. They have given up 130 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 414 hitters and struck out 1,010 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .323 with an OBP of .385. He has 127 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 393 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .537 with an OPS+ of 144. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .390. He has collected 107 hits in 363 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .419. The Brewers as a unit have 965 base hits, including 178 doubles and 146 homers. Milwaukee has walked 373 times this year and they have struck out on 1,053 occasions. They have had 770 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 509 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers -160
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