San Diego Padres at Philadelphia Phillies 7/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 20, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Jake Arrieta
The San Diego Padres head to Citizens Bank Park on Friday, July 20, 2018 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Jake Arrieta for the Phillies.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +155 and Philadelphia at -165. The Padres have a 45-51-3 over/under mark and a 46-53-0 run line record. The Phillies are 44-51-0 against the run line and have a 40-50-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 45-51-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 46-53-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 40-50-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 44-51-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
07/16/18 SS Freddy Galvis Elbow is "?" Friday vs Philadelphia Phillies
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)
04/04/18 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 Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
07/14/18 P Zach Eflin Blister 10-day DL (07/12)
07/10/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 60-day DL (07/10)
06/20/18 SS J.P. Crawford Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
06/16/18 P Luis Garcia Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 40-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 4.43 and a WHIP of 1.32 this year. He has 92 strikeouts over his 124 innings pitched and he's given up 116 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 340 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 867 base hits and 423 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 329 batters and struck out 830. 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 4.10.
As a team San Diego is hitting .232, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .312. He has 89 hits this season in 341 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .355 and an OPS+ of 84. Eric Hosmer is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 370 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .397. The Padres have 770 hits, including 153 doubles and 87 home runs. San Diego has walked 293 times so far this season and they have struck out 934 times as a unit. They have left 619 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 3.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 365 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 53-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.23, Jake Arrieta has a 7-6 record and a 1.22 WHIP this season. He has 72 strikeouts over the 103 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 328 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 772 base knocks and 362 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 281 hitters and struck out 854 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.70.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .327. He has 100 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 363 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 110. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 97 hits in 359 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .382. The Phillies as a unit have 745 base hits, including 144 doubles and 104 homers. Philadelphia has walked 366 times this year and they have struck out on 903 occasions. They have had 667 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 411 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies -165
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