San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/23/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 9/22/2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles
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On Tuesday night, Madison Bumgarner (18-9) will be looking to extend his undefeated streak to eight games when he and the San Francisco Giants face Zack Greinke (15-8) and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Last Wednesday, Madison Bumgarner finished with a no decision against the Arizona Diamondbacks after pitching six pretty good innings. He allowed just two runs on seven base hits in that start while striking out six hitters and walking two. Bumgarner has a very good 2.91 ERA this season and he has struck out 214 batters in 210 innings.
Dodgers veteran Juan Uribe has eight hits in 27 at-bats against Bumgarner with a double, a home run and three RBI. First baseman Adrian Gonzalez is just 4-for-32 against him with no walks and seven strikeouts.
All-Star Zack Greinke gave up four runs in just five innings to the Chicago Cubs on the road last week and finished with a no decision. The right-hander allowed nine base hits in that game and struck out five batters while walking one. Greinke now has a 2.76 ERA after that game and he has only walked two batters per nine innings this season.
Giants outfielder Michael Morse is 4-for-14 against Greinke in his career with a home run and three RBI. Shortstop Brandon Crawford has just one hit in 12 at-bats against him with no walks and six strikeouts.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 73-73-9 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Francisco Giants is 0.3
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 79-70-7 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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