Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner (7-3) vs. Felix Hernandez (9-3)
The San Francisco Giants head to Safeco Field on Wednesday to take on the Seattle Mariners. The Giants send Madison Bumgarner to the mound to face Felix Hernandez of the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +111 and Seattle at -121. The over/under was set at 6. The Giants, with a 34-31 run line record, cover the spread 52% of the time. They also have a 31-30 over/under record. The Mariners are 23-41 against the run line and have a 27-36 over/under record. They cover the spread 36% of the time.
The Giants show up with a 34-31 record, including 18-13 on the road. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner holds a 7-3 record with an earned run average of 3.16 and a WHIP of 1.11. The Giants are 8-5 over his 85.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 79 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 8-5. His teammates are averaging 4.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 177 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.28. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen while being struck out 168 times and walking 61 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.56 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.21 batters per nine. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76.
San Francisco ranks 2nd in the league in team batting average at .269 while hitting .289 on the road. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .328, which puts them at 5th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .399. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.31 hits per game and Norichika Aoki leads the team with 78.
Seattle is 13-19 at home while holding a 29-35 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.38, Felix Hernandez will come into this game holding a 9-3 record and a 1.04 WHIP. The Mariners have a record of 10-3 over the 82.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 61 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-9. His teammates score an average of 3.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 178 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.61. Teams are hitting .235 against the Mariners bullpen while being struck out 174 times and walking 81 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.41 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.58 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81.
They rank 29th in the league in team batting average with a .236 average while hitting .245 at home. The Mariners on-base percentage sits at .297, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .382. They rank 26th in baseball with 7.98 hits per game and Nelson Cruz leads the team with 76.
In terms of team defense, the Giants have a fielding percentage of .986 with 35 total errors, 701 assists and 1,745 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .985 team fielding percentage while committing 36 errors, accumulating 664 assists and compiling 1,730 put outs.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 31-30 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 34-31 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-36 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 23-41 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
06/12/15 RF Hunter Pence Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/3)
06/11/15 LF Gregor Blanco Concussion 7-day DL (6/9)
06/06/15 P Jean Machi Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/5)
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)
06/16/15 1B Mark Trumbo Back is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/16/15 CF Austin Jackson Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/04/15 P David Rollins Suspension 80-game suspension, eligible to return 7/4 vs. Oakland
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
04/25/15 P Hisashi Iwakuma Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/21)
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners
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