Friday, July 10, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Cole Hamels (5-6) vs. Madison Bumgarner (8-5)
The San Francisco Giants host the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park on Friday. The probable starters are Cole Hamels for the Phillies and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +149 and San Francisco at -159. The over/under was set at 6. The Phillies have a 46-34 over/under record and a 41-46 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Giants have a 42-39 over/under record and a 45-41 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
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The Phillies come into this game with a 29-58 record, and they are 11-33 away from home. Cole Hamels has a 5-6 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.02 and a 1.13 WHIP. The Phillies are 8-9 over his 113.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 93 hits over that time period. The Phillies are also 6-8 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 2.8 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.48 and they've given up 281 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .253 against the Phillies bullpen while walking 128 times and striking out 280 times. Philadelphia is averaging 7.39 strikeouts per game while getting 9.92 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 29th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.64.
Philadelphia is batting .247 as a team, which is good for 23rd in the league and hitting .250 away from home. Ranked at 26th in the league in on-base percentage, the Phillies sit at .298 and they hold a .364 team slugging percentage. Ben Revere leads the team in hits with 93 while the team ranks 19th in baseball with 8.45 hits per game.
With a 43-43 overall record, San Francisco will come into this game 22-22 at home. Madison Bumgarner has a record of 8-5 while sporting an earned run average of 3.34 on the year with a 1.08 WHIP. The Giants have a record of 9-8 over the 113.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 101 hits. The Giants are also 10-7 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.8 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.70 and they have given up 237 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen while walking 82 times and striking out 205 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.03 strikeouts per game while getting 8.51 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85.
They are batting .265 as a team, which is good for 5th in the league and hitting .253 at home. Ranked at 7th in the league in on-base percentage, the Giants sit at .323 and they hold a .398 team slugging percentage. Joe Panik leads the team in hits with 96 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.09 hits a game.
The Phillies have committed 65 errors and have combined for 841 assists and 2,298 put outs leading to a .980 team fielding percentage. The Giants have committed 45 errors on the season with 917 assists and 2,294 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 46-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 41-46 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 42-39 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 45-41 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/02/15 P Aaron Harang Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/2)
06/23/15 2B Chase Utley Ankle Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/22)
06/17/15 P Jerome Williams Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
San Francisco Giants
07/09/15 C Buster Posey Hamstring missed last 2 games, probable Friday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
07/08/15 P Tim Hudson Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/27)
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/28)
06/27/15 P Jeremy Affeldt Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/25)
06/24/15 LF Norichika Aoki Leg Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/18/15 2B Marco Scutaro Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies
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