San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks & Predictions 5/15/2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Strahm vs. Kenta Maeda
The San Diego Padres visit Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Matt Strahm for the Padres and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +160 and Los Angeles at -170. The Padres have a 18-21-2 over/under record and a 22-19-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 25-16-0 against the run line and have a 17-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 18-21-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 22-19-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 17-22-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 25-16-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/11/19 C Francisco Mejia Knee 10-day IL (05/11)
05/06/19 P Trey Wingenter Shoulder 10-day IL (05/05)
05/04/19 P Brett Kennedy Shoulder 60-day IL (05/04)
04/30/19 SS Fernando Tatis Jr. Hamstring 10-day IL (04/29)
04/24/19 LF Jose Pirela Oblique 10-day IL (04/21)
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/30/19 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 10-day IL (04/30)
04/29/19 P Caleb Ferguson Oblique 10-day IL (04/28)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 22-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Strahm has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.10 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 39 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 133 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 177 hitters and walked 51 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 332 base hits and 161 earned runs. They have allowed 50 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 113 batters and struck out 376. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.88.
As a team San Diego is hitting .232, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .252 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 38 hits this season in 151 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .437 and an OPS+ of 107. Eric Hosmer is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 156 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .442. The Padres have 313 hits, including 59 doubles and 60 home runs. San Diego has walked 102 times so far this season and they have struck out 393 times as a unit. They have left 227 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 162 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 27-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.03, Kenta Maeda has a 4-2 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 44.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He's allowing 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 122 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 139 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 318 base knocks and 153 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 104 hitters and struck out 373 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 8th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Justin Turner comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .387. He has 43 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 144 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 128. Cody Bellinger is hitting .407 this season and he has an OBP of .486. He has collected 59 hits in 145 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 233 and a slugging percentage of .772. The Dodgers as a unit have 362 base hits, including 61 doubles and 68 homers. Los Angeles has walked 181 times this year and they have struck out on 342 occasions. They have had 307 men left on base and have an OPS of .800. They have scored 5.28 runs per game and totaled 227 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +160
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