Monday, April 18, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Rubby De La Rosa vs. Jake Peavy
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit AT&T Park on Monday to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Rubby De La Rosa for the Diamondbacks and Jake Peavy for the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +142 and San Francisco at -152. The over/under was set at 8. The Diamondbacks have a 5-7-0 over/under record and a 3-9-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 25% of the time. The Giants are 6-6-0 against the run line and have a 6-6-0 over/under record. They cover the spread 50% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 4-8 record, including 2-3 on the road. Starting pitcher Rubby De La Rosa has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 9.31 and a WHIP of 1.76. He has 9 strikeouts over his 9.2 innings pitched and he has given up 13 hits so far this season. He has allowed 12.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.83. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen while being struck out 42 times and walking 19 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.68 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.08 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.04. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 119 base hits and 62 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 44 batters and struck out 87. They walk 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.88.
As a team, Arizona is batting .242, good for 17th in the league while putting together a .217 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298 which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.5 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .205 and his on-base percentage is at .352. He has 9 hits this season along with 5 runs scored and 9 runs batted in. He's struck out 14 times and has walked 9 times. Yasmany Tomas is hitting .242 and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 8 hits so far while scoring 4 runs and he's driven in 4. He has walked 3 times and has struck out 9 times. The Diamondbacks have 102 hits, including 23 doubles and 12 home runs. They've stolen 7 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 3 times. Arizona has walked 30 times this season and they've struck out 106 times as a unit. They've left 80 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 46 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this matchup with a 3-1 home record and a 7-5 overall mark. With an earned run average of 10.00, Jake Peavy has a 0-1 record and a 2.44 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 9 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 21 hits. He has allowed 21 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.14. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 32 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 28 times and walking 16 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 9.93 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.24 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.50. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 117 base knocks and 53 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year and they give up 0.8 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a staff has walked 35 hitters and struck out 97. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 13th in the league while putting together a .265 average at home. The Giants hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in baseball with 8.83 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .257 and he has an OBP of .325. He has 9 hits this year along with 4 runs scored and 5 RBI. He's struck out 4 times and has walked on 4 occasions. Brandon Belt is hitting .302 and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 13 hits so far while he's scored 6 runs and drove in 8. He has earned a walk 7 times and has punched out 8 times. The Giants as a unit have 106 base hits, including 18 doubles and 19 homers. They have 5 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 3 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 36 times this year and they have struck out 68 times. They've had 66 men left on base and have an OPS of .766. They score 5.75 runs per game and have totaled 69 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 5-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 3-9-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 6-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 6-6-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
04/17/16 RF David Peralta Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. San Diego Padres
04/17/16 SS Jean Segura Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. San Diego Padres
04/17/16 1B Paul Goldschmidt Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. San Diego Padres
04/17/16 P Shelby Miller Finger left last game, probable next start
04/04/16 P Josh Collment Shoulder 15-day DL (3/28)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
San Francisco Giants
04/16/16 SS Ehire Adrianza Foot 15-day DL (4/15)
04/15/16 P Sergio Romo Elbow 15-day DL (4/11)
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants
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