San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants 9/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Madison Bumgarner
The San Diego Padres visit AT&T Park on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Eric Lauer for the Padres and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +130 and San Francisco at -150. The Padres have a 77-75-5 over/under record and a 76-81-0 run line mark. The Giants are 79-78-0 against the run line and have a 66-84-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 77-75-5 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 76-81-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 66-84-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 79-78-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
09/13/18 SS Luis Urias Hamstring is out indefinitely
08/29/18 P Clayton Richard Knee 60-day DL (08/25)
08/22/18 3B Christian Villanueva Finger 10-day DL (08/22)
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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
09/22/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee is out for season
08/30/18 C Buster Posey Hip 60-day DL (08/25)
08/30/18 CF Steve Duggar Shoulder 10-day DL (08/29); is out for season
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 60-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 63-94 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 4.60 and a WHIP of 1.56 this season. He has 94 strikeouts over his 105.2 innings pitched and he's given up 120 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 532 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 691 hitters and walked 195 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,393 base hits and 698 earned runs. They have allowed 180 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 501 batters and struck out 1,343. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team San Diego is hitting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .241 with an on-base percentage of .294. He has 139 hits this season in 577 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .371 and an OPS+ of 84. Eric Hosmer is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 149 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 597 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .394. The Padres have 1,243 hits, including 242 doubles and 157 home runs. San Diego has walked 448 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,469 times as a unit. They have left 983 men on base and have a team OPS of .677. They score 3.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 599 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 72-85 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.20, Madison Bumgarner has a 6-6 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 103 strikeouts over the 123.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 487 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 537 batters and walked 206 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,324 base knocks and 607 earned runs this season. They have given up 149 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 504 hitters and struck out 1,226 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.95.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 23rd in the league. The Giants hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Evan Longoria comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .284. He has 114 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 465 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .417 with an OPS+ of 91. Brandon Crawford is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 133 hits in 520 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .398. The Giants as a unit have 1,293 base hits, including 250 doubles and 130 homers. San Francisco has walked 440 times this year and they have struck out on 1,419 occasions. They have had 1,079 men left on base and have an OPS of .672. They have scored 3.75 runs per game and totaled 589 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +130
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