Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/26/2020
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, July 26, 2020
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Diamondbacks (+115) Padres (-125)
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to Petco Park on Sunday to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Zac Gallen for the Diamondbacks and Garrett Richards for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have Arizona at +115 and San Diego at -125. The Diamondbacks had a 76-76-10 over/under mark and a 85-77-0 run line record last year. The Padres were 70-92-0 against the run line and had a 73-76-13 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks were 76-76-10 against the over/under last year
The Arizona Diamondbacks were 85-77-0 against the run line last season
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres were 73-76-13 against the over/under last year
The San Diego Padres were 70-92-0 against the run line last season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/23/2020 Corbin Martin SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/21/2020 Seth Beer 1B Face Probable for Jul 24
7/20/2020 Christian Walker 1B Groin Probable for Jul 24
7/19/2020 Yoan Lopez RP Undisclosed Probable for Jul 24
7/16/2020 Kevin Cron 1B Hamstring Probable for Jul 24
7/7/2020 Jon Duplantier RP Elbow Probable for Jul 24
6/29/2020 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
7/23/2020 Jorge Mateo SS Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/23/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/23/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/21/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/9/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks had a 85-77 overall record last season. Starting pitcher Zac Gallen had a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 2.81 and a WHIP of 1.23. He had 96 strikeouts over his 80 innings pitched and he gave up 62 hits. He allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.61. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.26 and they gave up 568 base hits on the year. Teams hit .247 against the bullpen and they struck out 585 hitters while walking 235 batters. As a team, Arizona allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They were 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively gave up 1,400 base hits and 691 earned runs last year. They allowed 220 home runs last season, ranking them 17th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff walked 516 batters and struck out 1,427. They walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit was 4.40.
As a team Arizona hit .252, good for 14th in the league. The Diamondbacks held a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which was good for 16th in baseball. They ranked 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Christian Walker hit .259 with an on-base percentage of .348 last year. He had 137 hits last season in 529 at bats with 73 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .476 and an OPS+ of 111. Nick Ahmed hit .254 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .316. He totaled 141 hits and he drove in 82 men in 556 at bats. His OPS+ was 93 while his slugging percentage was at .437. The Diamondbacks had 1,419 hits last season, including 288 doubles and 220 home runs. Arizona walked 540 times last year and they struck out 1,360 times as a unit. They left 1,119 men on base and had a team OPS of .757. They scored 5.02 runs per contest and scored a total of 813 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego had a 70-92 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 8.31, Garrett Richards had a 0-1 record and a 1.85 WHIP. He had 11 strikeouts over the 8.2 innings he pitched. He also gave up 10 hits. He allowed 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 5.75. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.59 and they gave up 605 base hits on the year. Teams hit .248 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers struck out 672 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allowed 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They were 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Padres pitchers as a team surrendered 1,394 base knocks and 732 earned runs last season. They gave up 215 home runs last year, which ranked 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff walked 463 hitters and struck out 1,475 batters. They gave up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they struck out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.30 while their FIP as a staff was 4.22.
As a team, they batted .238, good for 28th in the league. The Padres held a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which was good for 26th in baseball. They ranked 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup after batting .265 with an OBP of .310 last season. He had 164 hits last year along with 99 RBI in 619 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .425 with an OPS+ of 93. Tommy Pham hit .273 last season and he had an OBP of .369. He collected 155 hits in 567 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He had an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Padres as a unit had 1,281 base hits last season, including 224 doubles and 219 homers. San Diego walked 504 times last year and they struck out on 1,581 occasions. They left 1,008 men on base and had an OPS of .718. They scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 682 runs last year.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres (-125)
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