Monday, July 20, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Tim Hudson (5-7) vs. Ian Kennedy (4-9)
The San Francisco Giants head to Petco Park on Monday to take on the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Tim Hudson for the Giants and Ian Kennedy for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +109 and San Diego at -119. The over/under was set at 7. The Giants have a 46-41 over/under record and a 50-42 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Padres have a 50-38 over/under record and a 47-45 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 51% of the time.
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The Giants head into this matchup with a 49-43 record, including 24-21 on the road. Tim Hudson has an earned run average of 4.68 and is 5-7 so far on the season while having a 1.38 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 7-8 over his 92.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 105 hits during those innings. The Giants are also 5-8 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen while walking 86 times and striking out 227 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.15 strikeouts per game while getting 8.58 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 15th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.82.
San Francisco ranks 3rd in the league in team batting average at .273 while hitting .280 on the road. The Giants hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 3rd in baseball. Joe Panik leads the team in hits with 104 while the team ranks 2nd in baseball with 9.46 hits per game.
With a 20-22 home record, San Diego will hope to improve on their 43-49 overall mark. Ian Kennedy is starting this game 4-9 for the season with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.33. In his starts, the Padres are 6-10 and he has allowed 86 hits over 84.1 innings pitched this season. The Padres are also 8-8 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 4.1 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .238 against the Padres bullpen while walking 97 times and striking out 261 times. San Diego is averaging 8.33 strikeouts per game while getting 8.62 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 19th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91.
They rank 28th in the league in team batting average with a .237 average while hitting .235 at home. The Padres hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294 which is good for 30th in baseball. Matt Kemp leads the team in hits with 89 while the team ranks 25th in baseball with 8.09 hits a game.
San Francisco has a team fielding percentage of .987 after having committed 46 errors with 966 assists and 2,438 put outs for the season. The Padres have committed 53 errors on the season with 894 assists and 2,469 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .984 on the year.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 46-41 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 50-42 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 50-38 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 47-45 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 Padres07/01/15 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
San Diego Padres
07/19/15 LF Justin Upton Undisclosed left last game, "?" Monday vs. San Francisco Giants06/30/15 2B Cory Spangenberg Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/28)06/16/15 CF Wil Myers Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/14)05/06/15 P Brandon Morrow Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/3)04/06/15 P Cory Luebke Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/4)04/06/15 P Josh Johnson Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)04/04/15 C Tim Federowicz Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/26)
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants
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