San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/22/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 9/21/2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles
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On Monday night, veteran right-hander Jake Peavy (6-4) will attempt to win his fifth start in a row when he and the San Francisco Giants face Dan Haren (13-11) and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jake Peavy continued his strong month of September last week when he beat the Arizona Diamondbacks on the road. He gave up just one run in 7.2 innings of work that day while striking out four batters and walking one. Peavy now owns a 3.82 ERA and he has struck out 151 hitters in 190.2 innings on the mound.
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 4-for-14 against Peavy in his career with two home runs and three RBI. Outfielder Andre Ethier only has five hits in 34 at-bats against the right-hander with three walks and 11 strikeouts.
Dan Haren ended up taking the loss against the Colorado Rockies last Tuesday when he gave up five runs in five innings of work. He allowed four base hits in that outing and walked one batter while striking out five. Haren currently has a 4.14 ERA on the year and he has only walked 36 batters in 174 innings.
Giants outfielder Hunter Pence has just one hit in 16 at-bats against Haren in his career with a walk and three strikeouts. Veteran Angel Pagan is 5-for-8 against the right-hander with a double, triple, home runs and two RBI.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 72-73-9 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.4
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 78-70-7 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
09/20/14 CF Angel Pagan Back out indefinitely
09/20/14 1B Michael Morse Oblique out indefinitely
08/05/14 P Matt Cain Elbow 15-day DL (7/11), out for season
07/26/14 SS Ehire Adrianza Hamstring 60-day DL (7/25)
07/26/14 C Hector Sanchez Concussion 60-day DL (8/10)
07/26/14 2B Marco Scutaro Back 60-day DL (7/25)
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/13/14 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder out indefinitely
08/07/14 P Josh Beckett Hip 60-day DL (8/4); out for season
08/06/14 P Chris Perez Ankle 15-day DL (8/4)
08/03/14 P Paul Maholm Knee 60-day DL (8/2), out for season
06/18/14 P Chad Billingsley Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
06/15/14 3B Chone Figgins Quad 15-day DL (6/14)
06/07/14 P Chris Withrow Elbow 60-day DL (5/21)
03/27/14 P Onelki Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (3/14)
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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