San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants 5/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Derek Holland
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Derek Holland for the Giants.
San Diego opens at +128 while San Francisco opens at -138. The Padres have a 14-14-2 over/under record and a 12-18-0 run line mark. The Giants are 18-11-0 against the run line and have a 14-15-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 14-14-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 12-18-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 14-15-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 18-11-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/22/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Elbow 10-day DL (04/18)
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)
03/29/18 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/29/18 P Mark Melancon Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/28/18 RF Mac Williamson Concussion 7-day DL (04/28)
04/28/18 2B Joe Panik Thumb 10-day DL (04/28)
04/27/18 P Josh Osich Wrist 10-day DL (04/27)
04/20/18 LF Hunter Pence Thumb 10-day DL (04/20)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Madison Bumgarner Hand 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Will Smith Elbow 10-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 10-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 5.35 and a WHIP of 1.57 this year. He has 26 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 95 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the bullpen and they've struck out 132 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 262 base hits and 135 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 120 batters and struck out 269. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 3.86.
As a team San Diego is hitting .230, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Christian Villanueva is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .411. He has 25 hits this season in 78 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .692 and an OPS+ of 207. Freddy Galvis is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 109 at bats. His OPS+ is 82 while his slugging percentage is at .303. The Padres have 235 hits, including 48 doubles and 28 home runs. San Diego has walked 92 times so far this season and they have struck out 309 times as a unit. They have left 200 men on base and have a team OPS of .670. They score 3.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 119 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 14-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.76, Derek Holland has a 0-3 record and a 1.24 WHIP this season. He has 25 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 107 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 96 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 236 base knocks and 113 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 107 hitters and struck out 222 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 18th in the league. The Giants hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .350. He has 24 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 88 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .409 with an OPS+ of 111. Joe Panik is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 24 hits in 90 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .389. The Giants as a unit have 236 base hits, including 37 doubles and 30 homers. San Francisco has walked 84 times this year and they have struck out on 267 occasions. They have had 200 men left on base and have an OPS of .682. They have scored 3.66 runs per game and totaled 106 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +128
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