San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Tips 8/1/2019
Thursday, August 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Clayton Kershaw
Dodger Stadium is the venue where Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (70-39, 1st in NL West) will play the San Diego Padres (50-57, 4th in NL West) on Thursday. The odds on this game have the Padres coming in at +194 and the Dodgers are at -210. The total opens at 8.5.
The Padres have been dicey for baseball wagerers, having gone 50-57-0 SU. Los Angeles covers 64.2% of the time, going 70-39-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been strong for MLB bettors as favorites, going 68-36-0 SU. San Diego covers 46.2% of the time as an underdog, having gone 24-28-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a solid Under pick for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 48-50-9.
The Padres are covering 48.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 25-27-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers are covering 74.1% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 40-14-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a decent Over pick for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 53-51-5.
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
7/30/2019 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
7/29/2019 Dylan Floro RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
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
7/1/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Probable for Jul 31
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 50-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 4.12 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 107 strikeouts over his 111.1 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. 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 16th 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 16th 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. Eric Hosmer is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .334. He has 118 hits this season in 416 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .445 and an OPS+ of 106. Manny Machado is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 400 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .515. 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. With an earned run average of 2.85, Clayton Kershaw has a 9-2 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 117 strikeouts over the 117 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.37. 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 3.42. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 823 base knocks and 368 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 253 hitters and struck out 992 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 3.80.
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. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .331 with an OBP of .431. He has 124 hits this year along with 80 RBI in 375 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .672 with an OPS+ of 186. Max Muncy is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 94 hits in 358 at bats while driving in 70 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .525. The Dodgers as a unit have 962 base hits, including 193 doubles and 181 homers. Los Angeles has walked 424 times this year and they have struck out on 885 occasions. They have had 796 men left on base and have an OPS of .809. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 590 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +194
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