Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres MLB Picks Against the Spread 5/5/2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Nick Margevicius
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Petco Park on Sunday, May 5, 2019 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Nick Margevicius for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -125 and San Diego at +115. The Dodgers have a 13-19-0 over/under record and a 20-12-0 run line mark. The Padres are 17-16-0 against the run line and have a 13-18-2 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 13-18-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 17-16-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/03/19 3B David Freese Ankle is questionable Saturday 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 21-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 28 strikeouts over his 32.2 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 116 hitters and walked 38 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 3.85. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 260 base hits and 129 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 88 batters and struck out 296. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .255, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Justin Turner is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 31 hits this season in 111 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .333 and an OPS+ of 94. Cody Bellinger is hitting .415 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .489. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 118 at bats. His OPS+ is 248 while his slugging percentage is at .847. The Dodgers have 287 hits, including 49 doubles and 54 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 143 times so far this season and they have struck out 279 times as a unit. They have left 239 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 179 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 18-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.23, Nick Margevicius has a 2-3 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 30.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 136 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 254 base knocks and 115 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 89 hitters and struck out 300 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .235 with an OBP of .316. He has 28 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 119 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 98. Eric Hosmer is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .316. He has collected 33 hits in 123 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .447. The Padres as a unit have 241 base hits, including 48 doubles and 48 homers. San Diego has walked 83 times this year and they have struck out on 318 occasions. They have had 176 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 122 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres +115
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