San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks and Tips 9/1/2019
Sunday, September 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Tyler Beede
Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres (62-72, 4th in NL West) travel to Oracle Park on Sunday where they'll take on the San Francisco Giants (66-68, 3rd in NL West). The moneyline on this contest has the Padres priced at +105 and the Giants are at -115. The O/U opens at 9.
The Padres have been decent for MLB bettors, having gone 62-72-0 SU. The Giants are covering 49.2% of the time, going 66-68-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a pretty good Over play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 62-61-11.
San Diego covers 47.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 31-35-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants are covering 45.5% of the time at Oracle Park, going 30-36-0 SU.
The Giants have been a pretty good Over play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 65-62-7.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/30/2019 Francisco Mejia C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/28/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/23/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/23/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/20/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/16/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
8/10/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/10/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
8/7/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/29/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/27/2019 Trevor Gott RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/26/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/9/2019 Steven Duggar CF Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 62-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 4.48 and a WHIP of 1.41 this season. He has 106 strikeouts over his 124.2 innings pitched and he's given up 137 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 510 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 554 hitters and walked 170 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,172 base hits and 602 earned runs. They have allowed 178 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 373 batters and struck out 1,194. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
As a team San Diego is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 148 hits this season in 521 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 104. Manny Machado is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .334. He has totaled 132 hits and he has driven in 75 men in 500 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Padres have 1,082 hits, including 190 doubles and 194 home runs. San Diego has walked 399 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,294 times as a unit. They have left 809 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 587 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 66-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.56, Tyler Beede has a 3-8 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 89 strikeouts over the 92.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 108 hits. He's allowing 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 492 batters and walked 183 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,168 base knocks and 597 earned runs this season. They have given up 193 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 421 hitters and struck out 1,131 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 25th in the league. The Giants hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .286. He has 130 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 503 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 91. Brandon Belt is hitting .234 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 103 hits in 441 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .404. The Giants as a unit have 1,117 base hits, including 265 doubles and 147 homers. San Francisco has walked 398 times this year and they have struck out on 1,161 occasions. They have had 865 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 594 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (+105)
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