San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks and Tips 4/13/2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Strahm vs. Merrill Kelly
The San Diego Padres visit Chase Field on Saturday, April 13, 2019 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Matt Strahm for the Padres and Merrill Kelly for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at -107 and Arizona at -103. The Padres have a 7-7-0 over/under record and a 9-5-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 7-6-0 against the run line and have a 9-3-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 7-7-0 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 9-5-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 9-3-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 7-6-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/08/19 C Alex Avila Quad 10-day IL (04/08)
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/28/19 P T.J. McFarland Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 9-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Strahm has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 7.04 and a WHIP of 2.22 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 7.2 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He's allowed 14.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 65 hitters and walked 19 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.41. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 108 base hits and 47 earned runs. They have allowed 13 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 42 batters and struck out 127. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.57.
As a team San Diego is hitting .233, good for 21st in the league. The Padres hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .224 with an on-base percentage of .296. He has 11 hits this season in 49 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .327 and an OPS+ of 68. Wil Myers is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 50 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .520. The Padres have 104 hits, including 22 doubles and 20 home runs. San Diego has walked 46 times so far this season and they have struck out 121 times as a unit. They have left 85 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 3.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 53 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 6-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.57, Merrill Kelly has a 1-1 record and a 0.79 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 14 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He's allowing 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.80 and they have given up 55 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .299 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 37 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 6. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 119 base knocks and 78 earned runs this season. They have given up 26 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 55 hitters and struck out 116 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 5.56.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .495 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 10.0 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .367 with an OBP of .367. He has 22 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 60 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .567 with an OPS+ of 133. Adam Jones is hitting .353 this season and he has an OBP of .411. He has collected 18 hits in 51 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 168 and a slugging percentage of .667. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 130 base hits, including 33 doubles and 23 homers. Arizona has walked 36 times this year and they have struck out on 115 occasions. They have had 87 men left on base and have an OPS of .824. They have scored 5.69 runs per game and totaled 74 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres -107
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