Saturday, June 13, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Josh Collmenter (3-6) vs. Ryan Vogelsong (4-4)
The San Francisco Giants host the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park on Saturday. The Diamondbacks send Josh Collmenter to the mound to face Ryan Vogelsong of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +135 and San Francisco at -145. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Diamondbacks have a 31-24 over/under record and a 32-27 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Giants are 34-27 against the run line and have a 31-26 over/under record. They cover the spread 56% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 27-32 record, including 12-16 on the road. Starting pitcher Josh Collmenter holds a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 5.24 and a WHIP of 1.38. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 5-7 over his 68.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 85 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 9-3 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.9 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 209 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .252 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 75 times and striking out 188 times. Arizona is averaging 7.09 strikeouts per game while getting 9.31 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 29th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.41.
Arizona ranks 6th in the league in team batting average at .263 while hitting .267 on the road. The Diamondbacks hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 7th in baseball. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team in hits with 74 while the team ranks 3rd in baseball with 9.41 hits per game.
With a 16-14 home record, San Francisco will hope to improve on their 34-27 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.52, Ryan Vogelsong will come into this game holding a 4-4 record and a 1.34 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 6-4 and he has allowed 61 hits over 63.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Giants are 5-4 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 5.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen while walking 59 times and striking out 152 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.14 strikeouts per game while getting 8.49 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81.
They rank 1st in the league in team batting average with a .274 average while hitting .257 at home. The Giants hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334 which is good for 3rd in baseball. Norichika Aoki leads the team in hits with 77 while the team ranks 1st in baseball with 9.57 hits a game.
Arizona has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 28 errors with 622 assists and 1,633 put outs for the season. The Giants have committed 31 errors on the season with 656 assists and 1,637 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 31-24 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 32-27 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 31-26 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 34-27 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
06/04/15 P Enrique Burgos Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/9)
04/06/15 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
04/05/15 C Oscar Hernandez Hand Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/05/15 P Patrick Corbin Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
San Francisco Giants
06/12/15 RF Hunter Pence Wrist out indefinitely
06/11/15 LF Gregor Blanco Concussion 7-day DL (6/9)
06/06/15 P Jean Machi Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/5)
04/18/15 P Jake Peavy Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/08/15 P Matt Cain Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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