San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 9/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Stratton vs. Robbie Erlin
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Chris Stratton for the Giants and Robbie Erlin for the Padres.
San Francisco opens at +110 while San Diego opens at -130. The Giants have a 61-83-7 over/under record and a 77-74-0 run line mark. The Padres are 73-78-0 against the run line and have a 73-74-4 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 61-83-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 77-74-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 73-74-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 73-78-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
09/17/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee is questionable Tuesday vs San Diego Padres
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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 71-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Stratton has a 10-9 record with an earned run average of 4.66 and a WHIP of 1.35 this year. He has 104 strikeouts over his 135.1 innings pitched and he's given up 136 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 465 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 511 hitters and walked 198 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,262 base hits and 571 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 488 batters and struck out 1,178. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 128 hits this season in 501 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .395 and an OPS+ of 96. Brandon Belt is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 399 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .414. The Giants have 1,245 hits, including 241 doubles and 127 home runs. San Francisco has walked 424 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,353 times as a unit. They have left 1,032 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 3.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 571 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 60-91 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.27, Robbie Erlin has a 3-7 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 81 strikeouts over the 99 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 103 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 510 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 661 batters and walked 187 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,335 base knocks and 665 earned runs this season. They have given up 171 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 483 hitters and struck out 1,282 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .314. He has 143 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 575 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .398 with an OPS+ of 96. Freddy Galvis is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .288. He has collected 129 hits in 554 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 77 and a slugging percentage of .354. The Padres as a unit have 1,191 base hits, including 233 doubles and 150 homers. San Diego has walked 434 times this year and they have struck out on 1,410 occasions. They have had 940 men left on base and have an OPS of .676. They have scored 3.81 runs per game and totaled 575 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +110
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