Tuesday, September 8, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Vogelsong (9-11) vs. Chase Anderson (6-5)
The Arizona Diamondbacks host the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field on Tuesday. The Giants send Ryan Vogelsong to the mound to face Chase Anderson of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +105 and Arizona at -115. The over/under was set at 9. The Giants have a 65-62 over/under record and a 78-59 run line mark, meaning they cover 57% of the time. The Diamondbacks are 70-67 against the run line and have a 70-59 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
The Giants show up with a 71-66 record, including 33-39 on the road. Starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong holds a 9-11 record with an earned run average of 4.58 and a WHIP of 1.48. He's pitched 127.2 innings thus far while surrendering 133 hits over that time and when he starts, the Giants are 11-11. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 9-11. His teammates are averaging 4.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 364 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .230 against the Giants bullpen while walking 119 times and striking out 349 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.28 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 ranks 4th in the league in team batting average at .268 while hitting .267 on the road. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 6th in baseball. Buster Posey leads the team in hits with 155 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.25 hits per game.
Arizona is 31-35 at home while holding a 65-72 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.26, Chase Anderson will come into this game holding a 6-5 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He's pitched 139.1 innings thus far while surrendering 148 hits over that time in which the Diamondbacks are 10-14. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 10-14. His teammates score an average of 3.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .247 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 169 times and striking out 407 times. Arizona is averaging 7.27 strikeouts per game while getting 9.01 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.10.
They rank 7th in the league in team batting average with a .265 average while hitting .270 at home. The Diamondbacks hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 7th in baseball. A.J. Pollock leads the team in hits with 162 while the team ranks 3rd in baseball with 9.27 hits a game.
San Francisco has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 63 errors with 1,423 assists and 3,658 put outs for the season. The Diamondbacks have committed 66 errors on the season with 1,466 assists and 3,731 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 65-62 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 78-59 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 70-59 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 70-67 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
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
08/28/15 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
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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