San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/11/2020
Game: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (+160) Dodgers (-174)
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (9-7, 3rd in NL West) are headed to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (11-5, 2nd in NL West). The line on this game has the Padres coming in at +160 and the Dodgers are at -174. The over/under is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Garrett Richards and Ross Stripling.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/8/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/8/2020 Jorge Mateo SS Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
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
8/10/2020 Joe Kelly RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/9/2020 Corey Seager SS Back Probable for 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 9-7 overall record this season. Richards (45-40 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 3.73 while he has faced 3,228 batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 3.62 (309 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.256. He has surrendered 686 base knocks (8.0 hits per nine innings) and has 279 free passes. Richards has taken the mound for 768 innings and has 672 punchouts during his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.67 and they have given up 57 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 58 hitters and walked 26 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 126 base hits and 68 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 44 batters and struck out 141. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team San Diego is hitting .237, good for 10th in the league. The Padres hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .213 with an on-base percentage of .314. He has 13 hits this season in 61 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .443 and an OPS+ of 116. Wil Myers is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 54 at bats. His OPS+ is 185 while his slugging percentage is at .667. The Padres have 124 hits, including 23 doubles and 29 home runs. San Diego has walked 61 times so far this season and they have struck out 146 times as a unit. They have left 90 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 86 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 11-5 overall mark this year. Stripling (23-24 career record) holds a 3.53 ERA and has given up 8.6 hits per 9 innings. He has a SO/W ratio of 4.14 and he has faced 1,669 batters so far in his pro baseball career. So far in his pro baseball career, Stripling has conceded 386 hits while he has earned 393 strikeouts in 405 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 159 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.188 and a FIP of 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.46 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .163 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 76 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 6.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.53. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 104 base knocks and 41 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 48 hitters and struck out 146 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.04 while their FIP as a staff is 3.35.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 15th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .172 with an OBP of .232. He has 11 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 64 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .281 with an OPS+ of 46. Mookie Betts is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 16 hits in 57 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .596. The Dodgers as a unit have 130 base hits, including 26 doubles and 29 homers. Los Angeles has walked 58 times this year and they have struck out on 122 occasions. They have had 110 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 5.44 runs per game and totaled 87 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-174)
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