San Diego Padres at St. Louis Cardinals 6/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Strahm vs. Miles Mikolas
The San Diego Padres visit Busch Stadium on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Matt Strahm for the Padres and Miles Mikolas for the Cardinals.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +111 and St. Louis at -121. The Padres have a 33-32-2 over/under record and a 34-33-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 27-36-0 against the run line and have a 24-34-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 33-32-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 34-33-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 24-34-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 27-36-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/15/18 P Joey Lucchesi Side 10-day DL (05/15)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
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 St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/10/18 P Alex Reyes Side is out for season
06/09/18 P Tyler Lyons Elbow 10-day DL (06/06)
05/27/18 P Greg Holland Hip 10-day DL (05/26)
05/19/18 P Matt Bowman Finger 10-day DL (05/17)
05/18/18 3B Paul DeJong Hand 10-day DL (05/18)
05/16/18 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/16)
05/15/18 P Adam Wainwright Elbow 60-day DL (05/14)
05/07/18 P Dominic Leone Arm 60-day DL (05/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 31-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Strahm has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 3.07 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 14.2 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.21 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 264 hitters and walked 87 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 585 base hits and 281 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 238 batters and struck out 576. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team San Diego is hitting .234, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Jose Pirela is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 71 hits this season in 257 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .354 and an OPS+ of 90. Eric Hosmer is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 240 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Padres have 519 hits, including 104 doubles and 60 home runs. San Diego has walked 199 times so far this season and they have struck out 627 times as a unit. They have left 409 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 3.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 261 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 35-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.27, Miles Mikolas has a 7-1 record and a 0.96 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 79.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 220 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 208 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 519 base knocks and 231 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 225 hitters and struck out 528 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 20th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .327. He has 64 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 230 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .391 with an OPS+ of 97. Jose Martinez is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 71 hits in 222 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Cardinals as a unit have 516 base hits, including 85 doubles and 77 homers. St. Louis has walked 211 times this year and they have struck out on 550 occasions. They have had 427 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.32 runs per game and totaled 272 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals -121
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