Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres MLB Point Spread Picks 8/26/2019
Monday, August 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dustin May vs. Eric Lauer
Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (86-45, 1st in NL West) are headed to Petco Park on Monday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (59-69, 4th in NL West). The Dodgers open this contest at -130 while the Padres are coming in at +120. The O/U has been set at 8.5.
The Dodgers have been a great option for MLB wagerers, having gone 86-45-0 SU. San Diego is covering 46.1% of the time, going 59-69-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a less than ideal Over bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 62-64-5.
The Dodgers cover 54.8% of the time as the away team, having gone 34-28-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego is covering 45.3% of the time at Petco Park, going 29-35-0 SU.
The Padres have been a less than ideal Over bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 59-59-10.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
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 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/21/2019 Dylan Floro RP Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
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 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/20/2019 Adrian Morejon RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow 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 86-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dustin May has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.21 this season. He has 15 strikeouts over his 19 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 355 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 423 hitters and walked 143 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 3.35. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 989 base hits and 435 earned runs. They have allowed 152 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 303 batters and struck out 1,203. 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 3.75.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .475 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. Cody Bellinger is hitting .314 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 143 hits this season in 456 at bats with 100 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .658 and an OPS+ of 176. Max Muncy is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 433 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .531. The Dodgers have 1,151 hits, including 243 doubles and 226 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 508 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,080 times as a unit. They have left 934 men on base and have a team OPS of .816. They score 5.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 718 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 59-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.47, Eric Lauer has a 6-8 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 98 strikeouts over the 118.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 131 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 481 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 528 batters and walked 161 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,117 base knocks and 575 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 351 hitters and struck out 1,136 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 4.23.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 25th 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 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .330. He has 142 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 499 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 105. Manny Machado is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .335. He has collected 127 hits in 479 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .468. The Padres as a unit have 1,048 base hits, including 179 doubles and 189 homers. San Diego has walked 384 times this year and they have struck out on 1,243 occasions. They have had 785 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 568 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-130)
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