Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres Baseball Betting Tips 5/20/2019
Monday, May 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Luke Weaver vs. Chris Paddack
David Peralta and the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-21, 2nd in NL West) head to Petco Park on Monday where they'll take on the San Diego Padres (23-23, 3rd in NL West). The Padres open this matchup at -148 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at +138. The over/under opens at 7.
The Diamondbacks have been hot and cold for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 25-21-0 SU. The Padres are covering 50.0% of the time, going 23-23-0 straight up. The Padres have been hot and cold for Las Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 11-10-0 SU. Arizona covers 53.1% of the time as the underdog, having gone 17-15-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a dicey Under option for O/U bettors, having gone 24-20-2.
Arizona covers 60.9% of the time as the visitor, having gone 14-9-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres are covering 45.8% of the time at Petco Park, going 11-13-0 SU.
The Padres have been a pretty good Under option for O/U bettors, having gone 21-23-2.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/18/19 LF David Peralta Shoulder missed last game, is questionable Sunday vs San Francisco Giants
05/15/19 P Zack Greinke Abdominal left last start, is questionable for next start
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/11/19 C Francisco Mejia Knee 10-day IL (05/11)
05/06/19 P Trey Wingenter Shoulder 10-day IL (05/05)
05/04/19 P Brett Kennedy Shoulder 60-day IL (05/04)
04/30/19 SS Fernando Tatis Jr. Hamstring 10-day IL (04/29)
04/24/19 LF Jose Pirela Oblique 10-day IL (04/21)
04/09/19 P Aaron Loup Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/09/19 CF Franchy Cordero Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/03/19 P Jacob Nix Elbow 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Dinelson Lamet Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Garrett Richards Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Jose Castillo Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Miguel Diaz Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Travis Jankowski Wrist 60-day IL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 25-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luke Weaver has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 3.16 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 55 strikeouts over his 51.1 innings pitched and he's given up 45 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 166 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 403 base hits and 197 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 150 batters and struck out 416. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team Arizona is hitting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 58 hits this season in 182 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .544 and an OPS+ of 134. Adam Jones is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 172 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Diamondbacks have 425 hits, including 107 doubles and 67 home runs. Arizona has walked 144 times so far this season and they have struck out 412 times as a unit. They have left 322 men on base and have a team OPS of .786. They score 5.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 239 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 23-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.99, Chris Paddack has a 3-2 record and a 0.75 WHIP. He has 49 strikeouts over the 45.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 23 hits. He's allowing 4.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 190 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 377 base knocks and 180 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 124 hitters and struck out 408 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .340. He has 49 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 172 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .442 with an OPS+ of 114. Manny Machado is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 45 hits in 168 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Padres as a unit have 344 base hits, including 65 doubles and 66 homers. San Diego has walked 114 times this year and they have struck out on 453 occasions. They have had 255 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 3.78 runs per game and totaled 174 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres -148
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