San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips 9/4/2019
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Paddack vs. Zac Gallen
Chase Field is the site where Nick Ahmed and the Arizona Diamondbacks (71-67, 2nd in NL West) will take on the San Diego Padres (64-73, 4th in NL West) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Padres coming in at +115 and the Diamondbacks are at -125. The total opens at 8.5.
The Padres have been a solid option for baseball wagerers, having gone 64-73-0 SU. The Diamondbacks cover 51.4% of the time, going 71-67-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a dicey Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 64-62-11.
The Padres cover 47.8% of the time as the road team, having gone 33-36-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks cover 50.7% of the time at Chase Field, going 34-33-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a dicey Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 66-64-8.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/2/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
9/2/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
9/1/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/1/2019 Robert Stock RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
8/30/2019 Francisco Mejia C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/28/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/23/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Out for the season
8/20/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/16/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
8/10/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/27/2019 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/27/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Out for the season
8/26/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
8/15/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 64-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Paddack has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.01 this season. He has 129 strikeouts over his 124.1 innings pitched and he's given up 99 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 520 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 567 hitters and walked 171 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,206 base hits and 621 earned runs. They have allowed 185 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 376 batters and struck out 1,223. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.26.
As a team San Diego is hitting .244, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 136 hits this season in 512 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .477 and an OPS+ of 112. Eric Hosmer is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 153 hits and he has driven in 90 men in 532 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .459. The Padres have 1,117 hits, including 196 doubles and 199 home runs. San Diego has walked 409 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,314 times as a unit. They have left 831 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 606 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 71-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.79, Zac Gallen has a 2-4 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 61.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 51 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 476 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 483 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,207 base knocks and 607 earned runs this season. They have given up 180 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 440 hitters and struck out 1,187 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Nick Ahmed comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .326. He has 127 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 478 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .452 with an OPS+ of 97. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 148 hits in 543 at bats while driving in 110 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .538. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,244 base hits, including 247 doubles and 202 homers. Arizona has walked 448 times this year and they have struck out on 1,138 occasions. They have had 944 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.21 runs per game and totaled 719 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (-125)
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