Sunday, July 12, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Billingsley (1-2) vs. Christopher Heston (8-5)
The San Francisco Giants host the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park on Sunday. Chad Billingsley is the probable starter for the Phillies and he'll face Christopher Heston of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +208 and San Francisco at -226. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Phillies have a 47-35 over/under record and a 41-48 run line mark, meaning they cover 46% of the time. The Giants are 46-41 against the run line and have a 43-39 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
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The Phillies show up with a 29-60 record, including 11-35 on the road. Chad Billingsley has a 1-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 6.67 and a 1.70 WHIP. The Phillies are 2-3 over his 27 innings pitched and he's also given up 39 hits over that time period. The Phillies are also 4-1 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 293 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.65. The bullpen has struck out 288 and walked 132 batters this season while opposing teams hit .256 against them. Philadelphia has a team average of 10.05 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.41 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.79, they are 29th in the league.
As a team, Philadelphia is batting .246, good for 23rd in the league while putting together a .248 average away from home. The Phillies on-base percentage sits at .297, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .362. With 94 hits, Ben Revere leads the team while his team ranks 19th in hits per game with 8.39.
San Francisco is 23-22 at home while holding a 44-43 overall record on the season. Christopher Heston has a record of 8-5 while sporting an earned run average of 3.51 on the year with a 1.21 WHIP. The Giants have a record of 10-7 over the 105 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 97 hits. The Giants are also 9-7 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 5.1 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 239 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.65. The Giants bullpen has struck out 207 batters and walked 82 this season while opposing teams have hit .240 against them. San Francisco has a team average of 8.53 hits per game and are averaging 7.05 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.83, they are 15th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .260 average at home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .326, which puts them at 4th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .403. With 96 hits, Joe Panik leads the team while his team ranks 3rd in hits per game with 9.24.
In terms of team defense, the Phillies have a fielding percentage of .980 with 65 total errors, 850 assists and 2,346 put outs. Over the course of this season, the Giants have accumlated 45 errors while having 929 assists and 2,321 put outs leading to a .986 fielding percentage.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 47-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 41-48 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 43-39 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 46-41 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
07/08/15 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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