San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/10/2020
Game: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, August 10, 2020
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (+156) Dodgers (-169)
Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers (10-5, 2nd in NL West) host the San Diego Padres (8-7, 3rd in NL West) at Dodger Stadium on Monday. The odds on this matchup have the Padres coming in at +156 and the Dodgers are at -169. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Garrett Richards and Dustin May.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/8/2020 Jorge Mateo SS Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
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
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
8/9/2020 Corey Seager SS Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/3/2020 Alex Wood SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/2/2020 Zach Reks LF Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/21/2020 Jimmy Nelson SP Back Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 8-7 overall record this season. Richards has taken the ball for 768 innings and has totaled 672 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.62 (309 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.256. He has surrendered 686 hits (8.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 279 walks. Richards (45-40 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.73 and he has gone up against 3,228 hitters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.28 and they have given up 53 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 54 hitters and walked 22 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 4.26. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 121 base hits and 63 earned runs. They have allowed 19 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 40 batters and struck out 126. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.99.
As a team San Diego is hitting .232, good for 17th in the league. The Padres hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 13 hits this season in 50 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .620 and an OPS+ of 171. Manny Machado is hitting .193 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .303. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 57 at bats. His OPS+ is 85 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Padres have 113 hits, including 22 doubles and 23 home runs. San Diego has walked 57 times so far this season and they have struck out 136 times as a unit. They have left 83 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 77 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 10-5 overall mark this year. May (3-3 career record) has earned a 3.37 earned run average and has allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 5.88 and he has faced 198 batters in his career. During his career, May has given up 46 base knocks while tallying 47 K's in 48 innings. He has allowed a total of 18 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.123 and a FIP of 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.53 and they have given up 42 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .167 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 71 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 6.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.56. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 102 base knocks and 39 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 44 hitters and struck out 135 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.07 while their FIP as a staff is 3.42.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 14th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .345. He has 15 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 53 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .566 with an OPS+ of 155. Cody Bellinger is hitting .167 this season and he has an OBP of .231. He has collected 10 hits in 60 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 46 and a slugging percentage of .283. The Dodgers as a unit have 123 base hits, including 25 doubles and 27 homers. Los Angeles has walked 57 times this year and they have struck out on 114 occasions. They have had 109 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 5.4 runs per game and totaled 81 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-169)
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