Sunday, July 19, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner (9-5) vs. Patrick Corbin (1-1)
The San Francisco Giants head to Chase Field on Sunday to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Giants send Madison Bumgarner to the mound to face Patrick Corbin of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -138 and Arizona at +128. The over/under was set at 8. The Giants have a 45-40 over/under record and a 49-41 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Diamondbacks have a 45-38 over/under record and a 46-42 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
The Giants show up with a 47-43 record, including 22-21 on the road. Madison Bumgarner has an earned run average of 3.33 and is 9-5 so far on the season while having a 1.11 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 10-8 over his 119 innings pitched this season while giving up 109 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Giants are 11-7 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 222 and walked 85 batters this season while opposing teams hit .240 against them. San Francisco has a team average of 8.57 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.14 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.82, they are 15th in the league.
San Francisco ranks 4th in the league in team batting average at .272 while hitting .278 on the road. The Giants hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328 which is good for 4th in baseball. With 101 hits, Joe Panik leads the team while his team ranks 2nd in hits per game with 9.41.
Arizona is 22-22 at home while holding a 42-46 overall record on the season. Patrick Corbin is starting this game 1-1 for the season with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.30. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 1-1 and he has allowed 12 hits over 10 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 1-1 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 4.5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 285 base hits on the year. The Diamondbacks bullpen has struck out 260 batters and walked 115 this season while opposing teams have hit .244 against them. Arizona has a team average of 9 hits per game and are averaging 7.07 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.22, they are 26th in the league.
They rank 6th in the league in team batting average with a .262 average while hitting .266 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 5th in baseball. With 107 hits, Paul Goldschmidt leads the team while his team ranks 5th in hits per game with 9.18.
San Francisco has a team fielding percentage of .987 after having committed 46 errors with 959 assists and 2,411 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Diamondbacks have accumlated 43 errors while having 916 assists and 2,407 put outs leading to a .987 fielding percentage.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 45-40 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 49-41 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 45-38 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 46-42 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), expected to be activated & start Monday vs. San Diego Padres
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
07/17/15 C Jarrod Saltalamacchia Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)
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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