Phillies vs Padres Prediction MLB Picks Today 6/17

Phillies vs Padres Prediction MLB Picks Today 6/17

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MLB Preview and Prediction: San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The San Diego Padres will face the Philadelphia Phillies in an exciting MLB matchup. The Phillies, with a strong home record, are looking to capitalize on the Padres' recent struggles.

 

Game Overview:

  • Date: June 17, 2024
  • Time: 3:40 PM
  • Location: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Weather: 92°F, Clear

Team Breakdown:

San Diego Padres:

The Padres come into this game with a 37-38 record, including a 19-17 record on the road. Randy Vasquez will start for San Diego, carrying a 1-3 record, a 4.93 ERA, and a 1.51 WHIP over 38.1 innings.

Offensively, the Padres are led by Fernando Tatis Jr. and Jurickson Profar. Tatis Jr. has 13 home runs and a .272 batting average, while Profar leads the team with a .321 batting average and 46 RBIs.

Key Players:

  • Home Runs: Fernando Tatis Jr. (13 HR)
  • Batting Average: Jurickson Profar (.321 AVG)
  • Runs Batted In: Jurickson Profar (46 RBI)

The Padres will need strong performances from Vasquez and their key hitters to overcome the Phillies.

Philadelphia Phillies:

The Phillies hold a 47-24 record and are 27-10 at home. Cristopher Sanchez will be on the mound for Philadelphia, boasting a 3-3 record, a 3.07 ERA, and a 1.39 WHIP over 70.1 innings.

Philadelphia's offense is led by Bryce Harper and Alec Bohm. Harper has 15 home runs, while Bohm has a .302 batting average and 57 RBIs.

Key Players:

  • Home Runs: Bryce Harper (15 HR)
  • Batting Average: Alec Bohm (.302 AVG)
  • Runs Batted In: Alec Bohm (57 RBI)

The Phillies will rely on Sanchez's pitching and their offensive depth to secure a win.

Game Odds:

Team Moneyline Total Run Line
SD (37-38) +150 o9.5 (-115) +1.5 (-135)
PHI (47-24) -175 u9.5 (-135) -1.5 (+115)

 

Prediction:

The prediction for this game is that the Philadelphia Phillies will win and cover the -1.5 run line. Here’s why:

The Phillies have been dominant at home with a 27-10 record, while the Padres have been inconsistent on the road. Cristopher Sanchez has been reliable for the Phillies, with a solid 3.07 ERA over 70.1 innings. On the other hand, Randy Vasquez has struggled with a 4.93 ERA and a high WHIP of 1.51.

Furthermore, the Padres are currently struggling, having lost their last two games against the Mets. In contrast, the Phillies, despite a couple of recent losses, have shown resilience and depth in their lineup, led by Bryce Harper and Alec Bohm.

Given the Phillies' home advantage, Sanchez's solid pitching, and the Padres' recent struggles, Philadelphia is well-positioned to win by more than one run in this matchup.

Pick: Phillies -1.5

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