San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals MLB Picks and Tips 4/28/2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Joey Lucchesi vs. Jeremy Hellickson
The San Diego Padres visit Nationals Park on Sunday, April 28, 2019 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Joey Lucchesi for the Padres and Jeremy Hellickson for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +115 and Washington at -125. The Padres have a 10-14-2 over/under record and a 12-14-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 10-14-0 against the run line and have a 14-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 10-14-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 12-14-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 14-9-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 10-14-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/27/19 P Brett Kennedy Shoulder 10-day IL
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 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 Washington Nationals Injuries
04/27/19 P Koda Glover Elbow 60-day IL
04/26/19 P Trevor Rosenthal Infection 10-day IL (04/26)
04/20/19 P Austen Williams Undisclosed 10-day IL (04/20)
04/02/19 SS Trea Turner Finger 10-day IL (04/03)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 15-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joey Lucchesi has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 4.33 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 27 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 108 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 194 base hits and 91 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 69 batters and struck out 239. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.13 and their FIP as a unit is 3.75.
As a team San Diego is hitting .220, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .282, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 22 hits this season in 90 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 99. Fernando Tatis Jr. is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 91 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .560. The Padres have 183 hits, including 39 doubles and 37 home runs. San Diego has walked 66 times so far this season and they have struck out 242 times as a unit. They have left 137 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 3.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 88 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 11-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.34, Jeremy Hellickson has a 2-0 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 18.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.99 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .276 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 67 batters and walked 33 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 210 base knocks and 117 earned runs this season. They have given up 31 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 79 hitters and struck out 229 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 8th in the league. The Nationals hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Adam Eaton comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .373. He has 31 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 100 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .400 with an OPS+ of 102. Anthony Rendon is hitting .356 this season and he has an OBP of .442. He has collected 26 hits in 73 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 199 and a slugging percentage of .740. The Nationals as a unit have 212 base hits, including 47 doubles and 35 homers. Washington has walked 85 times this year and they have struck out on 241 occasions. They have had 160 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +115
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