San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks and Tips 7/7/2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Ross Stripling
Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers (60-30, 1st in NL West) host the San Diego Padres (43-45, 4th in NL West) at Dodger Stadium on Sunday, July 7, 2019. The Padres open this matchup at +147 while the Dodgers are coming in at -157. The total opens at 9.
The Padres have been hot and cold for bettors, having gone 43-45-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 66.7% of the time, going 60-30-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been a great play for bettors as the favorite, going 60-28-0 SU. San Diego has gone 20-22-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 47.6% of the time.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a hot and cold Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 43-37-8.
San Diego is covering 48.8% of the time as the road team, having gone 20-21-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers are covering 78.7% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 37-10-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a hot and cold Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 44-41-5.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
7/4/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/3/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/2/2019 Jose Castillo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
7/2/2019 Travis Jankowski CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/2/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
6/28/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/28/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
6/25/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/5/2019 Will Smith C Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/4/2019 David Freese 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
7/3/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/1/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/30/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/28/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
6/21/2019 Corey Seager SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 43-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.13 this season. He has 88 strikeouts over his 89.2 innings pitched and he's given up 75 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 323 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 359 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 770 base hits and 401 earned runs. They have allowed 123 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 229 batters and struck out 773. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
As a team San Diego is hitting .243, good for 23rd in the league. The Padres hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 88 hits this season in 323 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .502 and an OPS+ of 124. Eric Hosmer is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 341 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .457. The Padres have 717 hits, including 127 doubles and 134 home runs. San Diego has walked 252 times so far this season and they have struck out 854 times as a unit. They have left 526 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 394 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 60-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.45, Ross Stripling has a 3-2 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 57.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 53 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 233 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 277 batters and walked 95 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.35. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 675 base knocks and 298 earned runs this season. They have given up 104 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 199 hitters and struck out 804 batters. They give up a walk 2.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.75.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .371. He has 80 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 297 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 136. Cody Bellinger is hitting .344 this season and he has an OBP of .439. He has collected 107 hits in 311 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 196 and a slugging percentage of .707. The Dodgers as a unit have 805 base hits, including 162 doubles and 144 homers. Los Angeles has walked 346 times this year and they have struck out on 711 occasions. They have had 671 men left on base and have an OPS of .813. They have scored 5.29 runs per game and totaled 476 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +147
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