Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres MLB Picks and Tips 9/24/2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Ronald Bolanos
Petco Park is the venue where Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres (70-86, 4th in NL West) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (100-56, 1st in NL West) on Tuesday. The line on this game has the Dodgers coming in at -183 and the Padres are at +173. The over/under opens at 9.
The Dodgers have been very good for bettors, having gone 100-56-0 SU. San Diego is covering 44.9% of the time, going 70-86-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 74-75-7.
Los Angeles is covering 54.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 41-34-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres cover 46.2% of the time at Petco Park, going 36-42-0 SU.
The Padres have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 71-74-11.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
9/22/2019 Max Muncy 2B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/17/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Out for the season
9/12/2019 Scott Alexander RP Hand Out for the season
9/3/2019 Tyler White 1B Lat Out for the season
8/29/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/21/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/21/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Out for the season
9/20/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm 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
9/20/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
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 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Out for the season
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 100-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 2.68 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 63 strikeouts over his 53.2 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 437 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 548 hitters and walked 176 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,168 base hits and 532 earned runs. They have allowed 185 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 372 batters and struck out 1,448. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .258, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .302 with an on-base percentage of .404. He has 164 hits this season in 543 at bats with 114 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of 169. Max Muncy is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 92 men in 467 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .510. The Dodgers have 1,364 hits, including 292 doubles and 268 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 585 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,297 times as a unit. They have left 1,089 men on base and have a team OPS of .810. They score 5.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 853 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 70-86 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.79, Ronald Bolanos has a 0-1 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 14 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 581 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 654 batters and walked 198 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 4.61. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,354 base knocks and 707 earned runs this season. They have given up 206 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 441 hitters and struck out 1,421 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 4.20.
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 .319. He has 163 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 598 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .433 with an OPS+ of 98. Manny Machado is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 143 hits in 569 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .452. The Padres as a unit have 1,241 base hits, including 216 doubles and 215 homers. San Diego has walked 490 times this year and they have struck out on 1,514 occasions. They have had 970 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 667 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-183)
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