San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks and Tips 4/14/2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Zack Greinke
The San Diego Padres visit Chase Field on Sunday, April 14, 2019 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Eric Lauer for the Padres and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +134 and Arizona at -144. The Padres have a 7-8-0 over/under record and a 9-6-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 8-6-0 against the run line and have a 9-4-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 9-6-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 9-4-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 8-6-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/12/19 RF Hunter Renfroe Rest is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
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
04/12/19 SS Ketel Marte Rest is not in the starting lineup Friday vs San Diego Padres
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 10-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 13 strikeouts over his 17 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 69 hitters and walked 19 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.25. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 111 base hits and 48 earned runs. They have allowed 13 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 43 batters and struck out 136. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.46.
As a team San Diego is hitting .228, good for 21st in the league. The Padres hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 16 hits this season in 54 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .519 and an OPS+ of 126. Eric Hosmer is hitting .208 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .276. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 53 at bats. His OPS+ is 57 while his slugging percentage is at .302. The Padres have 109 hits, including 25 doubles and 21 home runs. San Diego has walked 48 times so far this season and they have struck out 133 times as a unit. They have left 90 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 3.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 55 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 6-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.16, Zack Greinke has a 1-1 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.42 and they have given up 55 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .286 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 41 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.71. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 124 base knocks and 80 earned runs this season. They have given up 27 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 57 hitters and struck out 128 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.38.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .327 with an OBP of .383. He has 18 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 55 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .618 with an OPS+ of 152. David Peralta is hitting .359 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 23 hits in 64 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .547. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 133 base hits, including 35 doubles and 23 homers. Arizona has walked 37 times this year and they have struck out on 124 occasions. They have had 90 men left on base and have an OPS of .793. They have scored 5.36 runs per game and totaled 75 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +134
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