San Diego Padres at Texas Rangers 6/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, June 25, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Cole Hamels
Globe Life Park is the site of the matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Texas Rangers on Monday, June 25, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Joey Lucchesi for the Padres and Cole Hamels for the Rangers.
San Diego opens at +155 while Texas opens at -165. The Padres have a 36-41-2 over/under record and a 39-40-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 39-39-0 against the run line and have a 36-36-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 36-41-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 39-40-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 36-36-6 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 39-39-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
06/23/18 P Jordan Lyles Forearm has been scratched is "?" next start
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)
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
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 Texas Rangers Injuries
06/23/18 3B Joey Gallo Hamstring left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Minnesota Twins
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/16/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 60-day DL (04/30)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 10-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 35-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 51 strikeouts over his 49 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.41 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 313 hitters and walked 98 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 674 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 259 batters and struck out 671. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.00.
As a team San Diego is hitting .235, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 80 hits this season in 291 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .447 and an OPS+ of 118. Jose Pirela is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 295 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .346. The Padres have 614 hits, including 127 doubles and 66 home runs. San Diego has walked 227 times so far this season and they have struck out 741 times as a unit. They have left 483 men on base and have a team OPS of .669. They score 3.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 298 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 34-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.41, Cole Hamels has a 4-6 record and a 1.24 WHIP this season. He has 92 strikeouts over the 92.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 78 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 249 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 248 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 736 base knocks and 367 earned runs this season. They have given up 106 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 227 hitters and struck out 563 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .391. He has 81 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 290 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .479 with an OPS+ of 132. Nomar Mazara is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 79 hits in 285 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .481. The Rangers as a unit have 609 base hits, including 127 doubles and 88 homers. Texas has walked 287 times this year and they have struck out on 739 occasions. They have had 531 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 345 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rangers -165
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