San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Derek Holland
The San Diego Padres visit Oracle Park on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Joey Lucchesi for the Padres and Derek Holland for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at -114 and San Francisco at +104. The Padres have a 4-6-0 over/under record and a 6-4-0 run line mark. The Giants are 4-6-0 against the run line and have a 3-6-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 6-4-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 3-6-1 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 4-6-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 6-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.97 this season. He has 13 strikeouts over his 10.1 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 42 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 47 hitters and walked 12 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.24. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 81 base hits and 32 earned runs. They have allowed 10 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 28 batters and struck out 86. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team San Diego is hitting .237, good for 17th in the league. The Padres hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 10 hits this season in 34 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 117. Eric Hosmer is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 38 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .395. The Padres have 76 hits, including 19 doubles and 12 home runs. San Diego has walked 37 times so far this season and they have struck out 86 times as a unit. They have left 69 men on base and have a team OPS of .723. They score 3.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 35 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 3-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.00, Derek Holland has a 0-1 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 9 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.38 and they have given up 32 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 28 batters and walked 8 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.07. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 81 base knocks and 29 earned runs this season. They have given up 9 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 26 hitters and struck out 77 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.54.
As a team, they are batting .208, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .317 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .264, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.7 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .229 with an OBP of .289. He has 8 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 35 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .514 with an OPS+ of 103. Steven Duggar is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .279. He has collected 10 hits in 40 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 80 and a slugging percentage of .425. The Giants as a unit have 67 base hits, including 17 doubles and 6 homers. San Francisco has walked 18 times this year and they have struck out on 84 occasions. They have had 57 men left on base and have an OPS of .581. They have scored 2.5 runs per game and totaled 25 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +104
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