San Diego Padres at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks and Tips 5/26/2019
Sunday, May 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Paddack vs. Marcus Stroman
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (27-24, 2nd in NL West) head to Rogers Centre on Sunday where they'll take on the Toronto Blue Jays (20-31, 4th in AL East). The odds on this matchup have the Padres priced at -110 and the Blue Jays are at +100. The total opens at 8.5.
The Padres have been decent for wagerers, having gone 27-24-0 SU. The Blue Jays cover 39.2% of the time, going 20-31-0 straight up. The Padres have been a very good choice for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 14-11-0 SU. Toronto is covering 38.2% of the time as the underdog, having gone 13-21-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a solid Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 23-26-2.
San Diego is covering 56.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 13-10-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Blue Jays cover 34.6% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 9-17-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been an excellent Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 22-28-1.
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 27-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Paddack has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 1.93 and a WHIP of 0.76 this season. He has 56 strikeouts over his 51.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 4.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 209 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 407 base hits and 194 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 130 batters and struck out 456. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 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 .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 49 hits this season in 182 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 119. Eric Hosmer is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 190 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .442. The Padres have 378 hits, including 71 doubles and 72 home runs. San Diego has walked 128 times so far this season and they have struck out 495 times as a unit. They have left 278 men on base and have a team OPS of .693. They score 3.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 194 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 20-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.81, Marcus Stroman has a 2-6 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 55 strikeouts over the 64 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 207 batters and walked 81 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 408 base knocks and 206 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 189 hitters and struck out 434 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .216, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .305. He has 49 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 181 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .448 with an OPS+ of 102. Randal Grichuk is hitting .237 this season and he has an OBP of .296. He has collected 45 hits in 190 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Blue Jays as a unit have 365 base hits, including 77 doubles and 57 homers. Toronto has walked 146 times this year and they have struck out on 473 occasions. They have had 296 men left on base and have an OPS of .652. They have scored 3.75 runs per game and totaled 191 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres -110
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