Sunday, June 7, 2015
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Vogelsong (4-3) vs. Sean O'Sullivan (1-4)
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The San Francisco Giants head to Citizens Bank Park on Sunday to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The Giants send Ryan Vogelsong to the mound to face Sean O'Sullivan of the Phillies. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -128 and Philadelphia at +118. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Giants have a 27-25 over/under record and a 30-26 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Phillies have a 26-24 over/under record and a 27-29 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
The Giants show up with a 31-25 record, including 15-11 on the road. Ryan Vogelsong has an earned run average of 4.26 and is 4-3 so far on the season while having a 1.33 WHIP. He's pitched 57 innings thus far while surrendering 54 hits over that time and when he starts, the Giants are 6-3. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 4-4. He is getting 5.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.43 and they have given up 158 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 137 and walked 57 batters this season while opposing teams hit .239 against them. San Francisco has a team average of 8.59 hits allowed per game and are averaging 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.78, they are 12th in the league.
As a team, San Francisco is batting .272, good for 1st in the league while putting together a .287 average away from home. The Giants hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331 which is good for 3rd in baseball. With 65 hits, Norichika Aoki leads the team while his team ranks 2nd in hits per game with 9.45.
Philadelphia is 14-15 at home while holding a 21-35 overall record on the season. Sean O'Sullivan is starting this game 1-4 for the season with an earned run average of 5.03 and a WHIP of 1.37. He's pitched 39.1 innings thus far while surrendering 45 hits over that time in which the Phillies are 2-5. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-3. He is getting 2.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. The Phillies bullpen has struck out 156 batters and walked 84 this season while opposing teams have hit .246 against them. Philadelphia has a team average of 9.17 hits per game and are averaging 7.11 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.14, they are 22nd in the league.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .230 average at Safeco Field. The Phillies hold a .350 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287 which is good for 29th in baseball. With 57 hits, Ben Revere leads the team while his team ranks 28th in hits per game with 7.88.
San Francisco has a team fielding percentage of .986 after having committed 30 errors with 609 assists and 1,506 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Phillies have accumlated 40 errors while having 544 assists and 1,469 put outs leading to a .981 fielding percentage.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 27-25 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 30-26 against the run line so far this season
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 26-24 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 27-29 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
06/06/15 P Jean Machi Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/5)
06/05/15 RF Hunter Pence Wrist expected to return Tuesday vs. New York Mets
04/18/15 P Jake Peavy Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/08/15 P Matt Cain Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
05/18/15 P Chad Billingsley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/16)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies
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