San Diego Padres at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks and Tips 5/25/2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Cal Quantrill vs. Edwin Jackson
Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres (26-24, 2nd in NL West) go to Rogers Centre on Saturday where they'll take on the Toronto Blue Jays (20-30, 4th in AL East). The Blue Jays open this matchup at +105 while the Padres are priced at -115. The total is set at 9.5.
The Padres have been a good play for wagerers, having gone 26-24-0 SU. Toronto is covering 40.0% of the time, going 20-30-0 straight up. The Padres have been a good play for wagerers as favorites, going 13-11-0 SU. Toronto is covering 39.4% of the time as an underdog, having gone 13-20-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a pretty good Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 22-26-2.
The Padres are covering 54.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 12-10-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Blue Jays are covering 36.0% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 9-16-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been a bad Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 21-28-1.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/24/19 RF Alex Dickerson Undisclosed 10-day IL (05/20)
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 CF Travis Jankowski Wrist 60-day IL (03/27)
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)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/22/19 P Ryan Tepera Elbow 10-day IL (05/21)
05/16/19 P Clay Buchholz Elbow 10-day IL (05/10)
04/21/19 P Matt Shoemaker Knee 60-day IL (04/21); is out for season
04/16/19 P Ryan Borucki Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
04/03/19 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day IL (04/02)
03/28/19 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 26-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Cal Quantrill has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.73 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 15 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 12.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 207 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 404 base hits and 191 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 129 batters and struck out 443. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.89.
As a team San Diego is hitting .228, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 53 hits this season in 186 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .446 and an OPS+ of 115. Manny Machado is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 48 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 180 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .450. The Padres have 371 hits, including 69 doubles and 69 home runs. San Diego has walked 124 times so far this season and they have struck out 483 times as a unit. They have left 273 men on base and have a team OPS of .691. They score 3.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 188 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 20-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.30, Edwin Jackson has a 0-1 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He's allowing 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 161 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 205 batters and walked 80 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 401 base knocks and 201 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 185 hitters and struck out 422 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.35.
As a team, they are batting .218, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Randal Grichuk comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .297. He has 45 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 187 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .428 with an OPS+ of 95. Freddy Galvis is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .299. He has collected 47 hits in 178 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .427. The Blue Jays as a unit have 362 base hits, including 77 doubles and 55 homers. Toronto has walked 145 times this year and they have struck out on 460 occasions. They have had 294 men left on base and have an OPS of .655. They have scored 3.76 runs per game and totaled 188 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres -115
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