Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres MLB Picks & Predictions 9/22/2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Garrett Richards
Petco Park is the venue where Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres (69-85, 4th in NL West) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (79-75, 2nd in NL West) on Sunday. The Diamondbacks open this contest at -110 while the Padres are priced at +100. The O/U is set at 8.5.
The Diamondbacks have been a solid play for bettors, having gone 79-75-0 SU. San Diego covers 44.8% of the time, going 69-85-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a solid Over bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 72-73-9.
Arizona covers 50.6% of the time on the road, having gone 40-39-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego covers 46.1% of the time at Petco Park, going 35-41-0 SU.
The Padres have been a solid Over bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 70-73-11.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
9/20/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/20/2019 Ketel Marte CF Back Out for the season
9/11/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 26
8/27/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/20/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/20/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/20/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/19/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/18/2019 Chris Paddack SP Rest Out for the season
9/17/2019 Adrian Morejon RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/14/2019 Robert Stock RP Biceps Out for the season
9/6/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Out for the season
9/3/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
9/2/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
9/1/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/1/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Out for the season
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 79-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 12-8 record with an earned run average of 4.20 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 215 strikeouts over his 163 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 530 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 528 hitters and walked 222 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,328 base hits and 658 earned runs. They have allowed 206 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 489 batters and struck out 1,329. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 13th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .321. He has 163 hits this season in 604 at bats with 115 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 113. Adam Jones is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .311. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 467 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .415. The Diamondbacks have 1,353 hits, including 271 doubles and 212 home runs. Arizona has walked 503 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,276 times as a unit. They have left 1,059 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 773 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 69-85 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.36, Garrett Richards has a 0-1 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 3.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 0.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 571 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 643 batters and walked 195 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,338 base knocks and 699 earned runs this season. They have given up 205 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 436 hitters and struck out 1,402 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .320. He has 162 hits this year along with 96 RBI in 593 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .435 with an OPS+ of 98. Manny Machado is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 142 hits in 565 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Padres as a unit have 1,226 base hits, including 212 doubles and 212 homers. San Diego has walked 482 times this year and they have struck out on 1,491 occasions. They have had 951 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 659 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (-110)
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