Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Christopher Heston (9-5) vs. Odrisamer Despaigne (3-6)
The San Diego Padres host the San Francisco Giants at Petco Park on Tuesday. The probable starters are Christopher Heston for the Giants and Odrisamer Despaigne for the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -128 and San Diego at +118. 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 are 47-45 against the run line and have a 50-38 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
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The Giants come into this game with a 49-43 record, and they are 24-21 away from home. Christopher Heston has an earned run average of 3.39 and is 9-5 so far on the season while having a 1.20 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 11-7 over his 111.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 104 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Giants are 9-8 in his starts. He is getting 5.1 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 258 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.50. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen while being struck out 227 times and walking 86 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.59 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.12 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79.
As a team, San Francisco is batting .272, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .278 average away from home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .329, which puts them at 4th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .407. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.41 hits per game and Joe Panik leads the team with 107.
With a 43-49 overall record, San Diego will come into this game 20-22 at home. Odrisamer Despaigne is starting this game 3-6 for the season with an earned run average of 4.64 and a WHIP of 1.23. In his starts, the Padres are 5-8 and he has allowed 88 hits over 85.1 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Padres are 7-6 when he starts. He is getting 3.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 255 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.67. Teams are hitting .238 against the Padres bullpen while being struck out 261 times and walking 97 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 8.62 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.33 batters per nine. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .235 average at home. The Padres on-base percentage sits at .294, which puts them at 30th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .371. They rank 26th in baseball with 8.09 hits per game and Matt Kemp leads the team with 90.
In terms of team defense, the Giants have a fielding percentage of .987 with 46 total errors, 975 assists and 2,465 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .984 team fielding percentage while committing 53 errors, accumulating 894 assists and compiling 2,469 put outs.
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
07/20/15 C Andrew Susac Thumb Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
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
San Diego Padres
07/19/15 LF Justin Upton Oblique left last game, "?" Monday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/30/15 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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres
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