Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres MLB Picks Against the Spread 5/4/2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Joey Lucchesi
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Petco Park on Saturday, May 4, 2019 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Joey Lucchesi for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -121 and San Diego at +111. The Dodgers have a 13-19-0 over/under record and a 20-12-0 run line mark. The Padres are 16-16-0 against the run line and have a 13-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 13-19-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 20-12-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 13-17-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 16-16-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/02/19 3B David Freese Ankle is questionable Friday vs San Diego Padres
04/30/19 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 10-day IL (04/30)
04/29/19 P Caleb Ferguson Oblique 10-day IL (04/28)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/30/19 SS Fernando Tatis Jr. Hamstring 10-day IL (04/29)
04/27/19 P Brett Kennedy Shoulder 10-day IL
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 Dodgers have a 20-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 1.50 and a WHIP of 0.83 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 112 hitters and walked 37 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 254 base hits and 126 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 86 batters and struck out 286. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .255, good for 10th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .425 with an on-base percentage of .500. He has 48 hits this season in 113 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .867 and an OPS+ of 256. Justin Turner is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 108 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Dodgers have 278 hits, including 47 doubles and 52 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 141 times so far this season and they have struck out 266 times as a unit. They have left 232 men on base and have a team OPS of .800. They score 5.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 175 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 18-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.94, Joey Lucchesi has a 3-2 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He's allowing 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 98 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 128 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.48. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 245 base knocks and 111 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 287 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .225, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .310. He has 31 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 119 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .437 with an OPS+ of 102. Manny Machado is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 27 hits in 115 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Padres as a unit have 235 base hits, including 46 doubles and 46 homers. San Diego has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 308 occasions. They have had 171 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 3.72 runs per game and totaled 119 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +111
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