Monday, September 7, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake (9-7) vs. Patrick Corbin (4-3)
The Arizona Diamondbacks host the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field on Monday. The probable starters are Mike Leake for the Giants and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +105 and Arizona at -115. The over/under was set at 8. The Giants have a 64-62 over/under record and a 77-59 run line mark, meaning they cover 57% of the time. The Diamondbacks have a 69-59 over/under record and a 70-66 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
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The Giants head into this matchup with a 70-66 record, including 32-39 on the road. Mike Leake has an earned run average of 3.49 and is 9-7 so far on the season while having a 1.11 WHIP. The Giants are 11-8 over his 162.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 143 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Giants are 9-9 in his starts. The team is averaging 4.3 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.14 and they've given up 364 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .231 against the Giants bullpen while walking 119 times and striking out 347 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.29 strikeouts per game while getting 8.5 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 10th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.73.
San Francisco is batting .267 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .266 away from home. Ranked at 6th in the league in on-base percentage, the Giants sit at .325 and they hold a .404 team slugging percentage. Buster Posey leads the team in hits with 152 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 9.21 hits per game.
With a 31-35 home record, Arizona will hope to improve on their 65-71 overall mark. Patrick Corbin is starting this game 4-3 for the season with an earned run average of 3.67 and a WHIP of 1.24. The Diamondbacks have a record of 5-3 over the 56.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 57 hits. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 4-5 when he starts. The team is averaging 4.7 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.50 and they have given up 450 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .247 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 168 times and striking out 404 times. Arizona is averaging 7.25 strikeouts per game while getting 9 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08.
They are batting .265 as a team, which is good for 7th in the league and hitting .270 at home. Ranked at 9th in the league in on-base percentage, the Diamondbacks sit at .324 and they hold a .409 team slugging percentage. A.J. Pollock leads the team in hits with 162 while the team ranks 3rd in baseball with 9.29 hits a game.
The Giants have committed 63 errors and have combined for 1,412 assists and 3,631 put outs leading to a .988 team fielding percentage. The Diamondbacks have committed 66 errors on the season with 1,459 assists and 3,707 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 64-62 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 77-59 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 69-59 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 70-66 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
09/06/15 RF Norichika Aoki Head out indefinitely
08/28/15 P Matt Cain Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/26)
08/26/15 P Jeremy Affeldt Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/24)
08/20/15 RF Hunter Pence Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/18)
08/04/15 2B Joe Panik Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/2)
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Hip Injury is on the 15 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
09/05/15 2B Aaron Hill Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Chicago Cubs
08/20/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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