San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 8/2/2019
Friday, August 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Dustin May
Dodger Stadium is the venue where Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers (70-39, 1st in NL West) will take on the San Diego Padres (50-57, 4th in NL West) on Friday.
The Padres have been an inconsistent bet for baseball bettors, having gone 50-57-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 64.5% of the time, going 71-39-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a pretty good Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 48-50-9.
San Diego is covering 48.1% of the time as the visitor, having gone 25-27-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 74.1% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 40-14-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a decent Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 53-52-5.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
7/30/2019 Jose Castillo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/25/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/24/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/21/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/21/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
7/4/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/2/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
6/28/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/31/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/31/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/30/2019 Enrique Hernandez 2B Hand Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/30/2019 Ross Stripling RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/29/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/26/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/15/2019 Chris Taylor LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 50-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 5-8 record with an earned run average of 4.52 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 81 strikeouts over his 99.2 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 401 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 451 hitters and walked 130 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 931 base hits and 477 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 291 batters and struck out 948. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
As a team San Diego is hitting .244, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 111 hits this season in 400 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .515 and an OPS+ of 127. Eric Hosmer is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .334. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 69 men in 416 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .445. The Padres have 874 hits, including 150 doubles and 164 home runs. San Diego has walked 320 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,036 times as a unit. They have left 657 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 473 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 70-39 overall mark this year. Dustin May is expected to make his Major League debut for the Dodgers. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 350 batters and walked 123 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 829 base knocks and 369 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 254 hitters and struck out 995 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 8th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .367. He has 94 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 362 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .519 with an OPS+ of 132. Cody Bellinger is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 124 hits in 378 at bats while driving in 80 runs. He has an OPS+ of 185 and a slugging percentage of .667. The Dodgers as a unit have 970 base hits, including 194 doubles and 183 homers. Los Angeles has walked 428 times this year and they have struck out on 901 occasions. They have had 803 men left on base and have an OPS of .808. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 595 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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