Sunday, September 13, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Colin Rea (2-2) vs. Mike Leake (9-8)
The San Francisco Giants welcome the San Diego Padres to AT&T Park on Sunday. The probable starters are Colin Rea for the Padres and Mike Leake for the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +141 and San Francisco at -151. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Padres have a 81-55 over/under record and a 69-73 run line mark, meaning they cover 49% of the time. The Giants have a 66-65 over/under record and a 80-61 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 57% of the time.
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The Padres come into this game with a 67-75 record, and they are 32-38 away from home. Colin Rea has an earned run average of 4.26 and is 2-2 so far on the season while having a 1.26 WHIP. In his starts, the Padres are 4-2 over his 31.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 29 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 4-2. The team is averaging 5.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 387 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .236 against the Padres bullpen while walking 151 times and striking out 417 times. San Diego is averaging 8.49 strikeouts per game while getting 8.52 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 18th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.00.
San Diego is batting .246 as a team, which is good for 27th in the league and hitting .242 away from home. The Padres hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301 which is good for 30th in baseball. Matt Kemp leads the team in hits with 145 while the team ranks 26th in baseball with 8.32 hits per game.
With a 73-68 overall record, San Francisco will come into this game 39-27 at home. Mike Leake is starting this game 9-8 for the season with an earned run average of 3.70 and a WHIP of 1.16. In his starts, the Giants are 12-14 and he has allowed 154 hits over 168 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 12-14. The team is averaging 3.8 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.07 and they have given up 370 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .228 against the Giants bullpen while walking 120 times and striking out 361 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.28 strikeouts per game while getting 8.47 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71.
They are batting .268 as a team, which is good for 3rd in the league and hitting .271 at home. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326 which is good for 5th in baseball. Buster Posey leads the team in hits with 159 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.26 hits a game.
San Diego has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 83 errors with 1,393 assists and 3,805 put outs for the season. The Giants have committed 65 errors on the season with 1,463 assists and 3,760 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .988 on the year.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 81-55 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 69-73 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 66-65 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 80-61 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
09/09/15 1B Yonder Alonso Back out indefinitely
08/15/15 P Brandon Maurer Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/10)
05/06/15 P Brandon Morrow Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/3)
04/06/15 P Cory Luebke Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/4)
04/06/15 P Josh Johnson Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
04/04/15 C Tim Federowicz Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/26)
San Francisco Giants
09/11/15 LF Gregor Blanco Concussion out indefinitely
09/10/15 2B Joe Panik Back out indefinitely
09/09/15 SS Brandon Crawford Calf out indefinitely
09/09/15 C Hector Sanchez Ankle Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/8)
09/07/15 C Andrew Susac Wrist Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/6)
09/06/15 RF Norichika Aoki Head out indefinitely
08/20/15 RF Hunter Pence Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/18)
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Hip Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/28), out for season
06/18/15 2B Marco Scutaro Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17); out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants
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