San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/15/2020
Game: San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (-115) Diamondbacks (+105)
Chase Field is the site where David Peralta and the Arizona Diamondbacks (8-11, 4th in NL West) will play the San Diego Padres (11-9, 3rd in NL West) on Saturday. The Padres open this game at -115 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at +105. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The men taking the mound are Luis Perdomo and Robbie Ray.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/14/2020 Kirby Yates RP Undisclosed Probable for Aug 14
8/8/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/10/2020 Madison Bumgarner SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
7/23/2020 Corbin Martin SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/29/2020 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 11-9 overall record this season. Perdomo has pitched in 435 innings and has earned 323 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 5.21 (252 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.533. He has conceded 510 hits (10.6 hits per nine innings) and has 157 free passes. Perdomo (20-31 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.52 and he has gone up against 1,931 opposing batters during his time in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.35 and they have given up 73 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 74 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 160 base hits and 86 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 55 batters and struck out 166. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
As a team San Diego is hitting .233, good for 21st in the league. The Padres hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Tommy Pham is hitting .219 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 16 hits this season in 73 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .315 and an OPS+ of 82. Fernando Tatis Jr is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 79 at bats. His OPS+ is 187 while his slugging percentage is at .684. The Padres have 152 hits, including 27 doubles and 34 home runs. San Diego has walked 72 times so far this season and they have struck out 174 times as a unit. They have left 114 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 96 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
In his MLB career, Ray has given up 734 base hits while he has earned 997 punchouts in 808 innings. He has given up 381 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.367 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.69 and he has gone up against 3,482 batters so far in his pro baseball career. Ray (48-48 career record) is the owner of a 4.24 earned run average and has surrendered 8.2 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 81 batters and walked 35 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.87. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 169 base knocks and 107 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 71 hitters and struck out 177 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.80.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .378. He has 20 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 65 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .431 with an OPS+ of 120. Christian Walker is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 21 hits in 67 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .493. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 158 base hits, including 39 doubles and 15 homers. Arizona has walked 56 times this year and they have struck out on 143 occasions. They have had 123 men left on base and have an OPS of .697. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 88 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (-115)
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