Tampa Bay Rays at San Diego Padres MLB Picks 8/14/2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Kittredge vs. Cal Quantrill
Petco Park is the venue where Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (55-63, 4th in NL West) will take on the Tampa Bay Rays (70-50, 2nd in AL East) on Wednesday.
The Rays have been strong for MLB wagerers, having gone 70-50-0 SU. San Diego is covering 46.6% of the time, going 55-63-0 straight up.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a decent Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 54-58-8.
Tampa Bay is covering 63.9% of the time as the visitor, having gone 39-22-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres are covering 46.7% of the time at Petco Park, going 28-32-0 SU.
The Padres have been a dicey Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 55-54-9.
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
8/13/2019 Jose Alvarado RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
8/12/2019 Tommy Pham LF Hand Probable for Aug 13
8/10/2019 Brandon Lowe 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/10/2019 Joey Wendle 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/9/2019 Yandy Diaz 3B Foot Out for the season
8/9/2019 Anthony Banda SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
8/5/2019 Yonny Chirinos SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/29/2019 Blake Snell SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
7/15/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/10/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
8/10/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/10/2019 Adrian Morejon RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
8/8/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
8/7/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/6/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
7/25/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/21/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
6/28/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 70-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Kittredge has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 38 strikeouts over his 28 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 486 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 571 hitters and walked 193 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 936 base hits and 425 earned runs. They have allowed 133 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 332 batters and struck out 1,182. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.64.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .255, good for 11th in the league. The Rays hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Austin Meadows is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 105 hits this season in 369 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .526 and an OPS+ of 130. Avisail Garcia is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 396 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .462. The Rays have 1,068 hits, including 215 doubles and 161 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 408 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,119 times as a unit. They have left 864 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 568 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 55-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.21, Cal Quantrill has a 5-3 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 57 strikeouts over the 70 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 62 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 447 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 487 batters and walked 149 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,031 base knocks and 533 earned runs this season. They have given up 157 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 326 hitters and struck out 1,048 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Padres hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .335. He has 118 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 445 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 113. Eric Hosmer is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 129 hits in 459 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .442. The Padres as a unit have 975 base hits, including 168 doubles and 182 homers. San Diego has walked 350 times this year and they have struck out on 1,142 occasions. They have had 723 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.52 runs per game and totaled 533 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays
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