Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres MLB Picks and Tips 8/27/2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Walker Buehler vs. Cal Quantrill
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (60-69, 4th in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (86-46, 1st in NL West) at Petco Park on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. The odds on this game have the Dodgers coming in at -170 and the Padres are at +160. The O/U opens at 8.
The Dodgers have been a very good option for wagerers, having gone 86-46-0 SU. San Diego covers 46.5% of the time, going 60-69-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a pretty good Under play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 62-65-5.
The Dodgers are covering 54.8% of the time as the away team, having gone 34-28-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres are covering 46.2% of the time at Petco Park, going 30-35-0 SU.
The Padres have been a pretty good Under play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 59-60-10.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
8/26/2019 Casey Sadler RP Back Probable for Aug 26
8/23/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/23/2019 Tyler White 1B Upper Body Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/21/2019 Dylan Floro RP Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
8/21/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Kristopher Negron CF Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/18/2019 Ross Stripling RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/4/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/24/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/23/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/23/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/20/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Adrian Morejon RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
8/16/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
8/10/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/10/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
8/7/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 86-46 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Walker Buehler has a 10-3 record with an earned run average of 3.16 and a WHIP of 1.02 this season. He has 174 strikeouts over his 148.1 innings pitched and he's given up 125 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 359 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 423 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.36. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 997 base hits and 439 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 304 batters and struck out 1,215. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.77.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .474 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 112 hits this season in 436 at bats with 87 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 136. Cody Bellinger is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 143 hits and he has driven in 100 men in 459 at bats. His OPS+ is 175 while his slugging percentage is at .654. The Dodgers have 1,156 hits, including 246 doubles and 227 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 511 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,092 times as a unit. They have left 941 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 5.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 719 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 60-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.32, Cal Quantrill has a 6-4 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 70 strikeouts over the 81.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He's allowing 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.61 and they have given up 482 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 534 batters and walked 162 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,121 base knocks and 576 earned runs this season. They have given up 171 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 354 hitters and struck out 1,145 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .336. He has 128 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 482 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 112. Eric Hosmer is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 142 hits in 502 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .448. The Padres as a unit have 1,053 base hits, including 182 doubles and 190 homers. San Diego has walked 389 times this year and they have struck out on 1,250 occasions. They have had 790 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 571 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-170)
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