San Diego Padres at Oakland Athletics 7/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Sean Manaea
The San Diego Padres visit Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Eric Lauer for the Padres and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +150 and Oakland at -160. The Padres have a 39-45-2 over/under record and a 41-45-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 40-45-0 against the run line and have a 42-38-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 39-45-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 41-45-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 42-38-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 40-45-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
06/24/18 P Jordan Lyles Forearm 10-day DL (06/21)
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)
04/11/18 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 Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/26/18 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (06/24)
06/17/18 3B Matt Chapman Hand 10-day DL (06/15)
06/15/18 P Trevor Cahill Achilles 10-day DL (06/11)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 10-day DL (06/04)
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 37-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 5.08 and a WHIP of 1.76 this season. He has 54 strikeouts over his 62 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He's allowed 11.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 345 hitters and walked 101 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 742 base hits and 351 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 276 batters and struck out 727. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team San Diego is hitting .234, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 86 hits this season in 315 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .432 and an OPS+ of 113. Jose Pirela is hitting .265 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 313 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .355. The Padres have 668 hits, including 137 doubles and 71 home runs. San Diego has walked 249 times so far this season and they have struck out 806 times as a unit. They have left 530 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 3.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 321 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 46-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Sean Manaea has a 8-6 record and a 0.97 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 106.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 83 hits. He's allowing 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 279 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 294 batters and walked 118 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 721 base knocks and 352 earned runs this season. They have given up 106 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 242 hitters and struck out 639 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .351. He has 95 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 328 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 135. Marcus Semien is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 86 hits in 342 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .365. The Athletics as a unit have 713 base hits, including 158 doubles and 112 homers. Oakland has walked 266 times this year and they have struck out on 733 occasions. They have had 560 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.6 runs per game and totaled 391 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +150
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