Saturday, July 18, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Peavy (0-4) vs. Chase Anderson (4-3)
The Arizona Diamondbacks welcome the San Francisco Giants to Chase Field on Saturday. The Giants send Jake Peavy to the mound to face Chase Anderson of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -112 and Arizona at +102. The over/under was set at 9. The Giants, with a 48-41 run line record, cover the spread 54% of the time. They also have a 44-40 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 44-38 over/under record and a 46-41 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 53% of the time.
The Giants show up with a 46-43 record, including 21-21 on the road. Jake Peavy has a 0-4 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.71 and a 1.43 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 0-4 over his 21 innings pitched this season while giving up 21 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 2-2. He is getting 1.5 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 245 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.64. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen while walking 82 times and striking out 213 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.09 strikeouts per game while getting 8.54 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 16th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.82.
As a team, San Francisco is batting .271, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .277 average away from home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .328, which puts them at 4th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .406. Joe Panik leads the team in hits with 101 while the team ranks 3rd in baseball with 9.34 hits per game.
Arizona is 22-21 at home while holding a 42-45 overall record on the season. Chase Anderson has a record of 4-3 while sporting an earned run average of 3.91 on the year with a 1.21 WHIP. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 7-10 and he has allowed 98 hits over 101.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 5-12. He is getting 3.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 277 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.51. Opposing teams are hitting .243 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 111 times and striking out 252 times. Arizona is averaging 6.99 strikeouts per game while getting 8.95 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .264 average at home. The Diamondbacks on-base percentage sits at .323, which puts them at 6th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .401. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team in hits with 107 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.13 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Giants have a fielding percentage of .986 with 46 total errors, 947 assists and 2,375 put outs. The Diamondbacks have committed 42 errors on the season with 908 assists and 2,371 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 44-40 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 48-41 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-38 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 46-41 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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
07/09/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Thumb "?" for next scheduled start
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
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)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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