San Diego Padres at Philadelphia Phillies 7/21/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Perdomo vs. Vince Velasquez
The San Diego Padres head to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, July 21, 2018 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Luis Perdomo for the Padres and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +160 and Philadelphia at -170. 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 Luis Perdomo has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 7.55 and a WHIP of 2.10 this year. He has 26 strikeouts over his 31 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 13.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.66. 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. Eric Hosmer is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 92 hits this season in 370 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .397 and an OPS+ of . Jose Pirela is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 89 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 341 at bats. His OPS+ is while his slugging percentage is at .355. 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 4.39, Vince Velasquez has a 5-8 record and a 1.24 WHIP this season. He has 110 strikeouts over the 94.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 82 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.78. 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. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .378. He has 97 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 359 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .382 with an OPS+ of . Odubel Herrera is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 100 hits in 363 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of and a slugging percentage of .460. 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 -170
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