Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Peavy (7-6) vs. Andrew Cashner (6-15)
The San Francisco Giants visit Petco Park on Wednesday to play the San Diego Padres. The Giants send Jake Peavy to the mound to face Andrew Cashner of the Padres. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -105 and San Diego at -105. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Giants have a 71-68 over/under record and a 85-64 run line mark, meaning they cover 57% of the time. The Padres are 72-78 against the run line and have a 88-56 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
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The Giants show up with a 78-71 record, including 34-41 on the road. Jake Peavy has an earned run average of 4.08 and is 7-6 so far on the season while having a 1.19 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 9-7 over his 92.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 88 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Giants are 9-7 in his starts. The team is averaging 4.8 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 395 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 3.09. Opposing teams are hitting .229 against the Giants bullpen while walking 129 times and striking out 390 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.34 strikeouts per game while getting 8.41 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 7th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.66.
San Francisco is batting .268 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .266 away from home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .327, which puts them at 5th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .406. Buster Posey leads the team in hits with 168 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.21 hits per game.
San Diego is 35-37 at home while holding a 70-80 overall record on the season. Andrew Cashner is starting this game 6-15 for the season with an earned run average of 4.25 and a WHIP of 1.43. In his starts, the Padres are 11-18 and he has allowed 189 hits over 173.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Padres are 16-11 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.5 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 420 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 4.23. Opposing teams are hitting .241 against the Padres bullpen while walking 170 times and striking out 452 times. San Diego is averaging 8.58 strikeouts per game while getting 8.61 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13.
They are batting .245 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .250 at home. The Padres on-base percentage sits at .300, which puts them at 30th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .390. Matt Kemp leads the team in hits with 151 while the team ranks 28th in baseball with 8.3 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Giants have a fielding percentage of .987 with 73 total errors, 1,554 assists and 3,979 put outs. The Padres have committed 87 errors on the season with 1,454 assists and 4,006 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .984 on the year.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 71-68 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 85-64 against the run line so far this season
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 88-56 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 72-78 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
09/19/15 1B Brandon Belt Concussion out indefinitely
09/16/15 2B Joe Panik Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/16), out for season
09/11/15 LF Gregor Blanco Concussion out indefinitely
09/09/15 C Hector Sanchez Ankle Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/8)
09/07/15 C Andrew Susac Wrist Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/6)
09/06/15 RF Norichika Aoki Concussion out indefinitely
08/20/15 RF Hunter Pence Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/18)
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Hip Injury is on the 60 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
San Diego Padres
09/13/15 P Colin Rea Elbow "?" for next scheduled start
09/09/15 1B Yonder Alonso Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/2)
08/15/15 P Brandon Maurer Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/10)
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), out for season
04/06/15 P Josh Johnson Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4), out for season
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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