Diamondbacks's Starting Pitcher Merrill Kelly with a Predicted Win Over the Odds Favorite Padres

Fri, Sep 20, 2019 | Emma Botos


Christian Walker of the Reno Aces (left) lunges to catch a ball as Terrance Gore of the Omaha Storm Chasers reaches base safely during a 2017 game at Werner Park in Omaha.
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September 20, 2019 -- In a probable pitching match up between Merrill Kelly and Eric Lauer, the Diamondbacks has an predicted 52.21% chance for a road over the Padres.

Likely starting pitcher for the Diamondbacks, Merrill Kelly, will be paired with the hosting Padres's pitcher Eric Lauer. Merrill Kelly is estimated to have 2.289 earned runs, 21.852 outs, and 7.531 strike outs. Our model forecasts the Padres pitcher will have an outing for 6.676 innings, allowing 2.295 earned runs, with a 3.554 walks.

In a hitting matchup, Christian Walker of the Diamondbacks will see who can bring in more runs against the at home hitter Eric Hosmer. Christian Walker is forecast to bring in 0.607 RBIs and 0.557 runs scored, with an 0.344 OBP and 1.210 Ks. Eric Hosmer 1B is forecast to bat for 0.266 with 0.588 RBIs and 0.464 runs scored.

For this game the Diamondbacks are the best value on the money line bets with on the +100 away odds and a predicted 52.21% likelihood to win.

Posted at Fri, September 20, 2019 13:04:35 UTC