Friday, July 8, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Jeff Samardzija
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit AT&T Park on Friday to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Jeff Samardzija for the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +138 and San Francisco at -148. The over/under was set at 8. The Diamondbacks have a 47-37-3 over/under record and a 39-48-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 45% of the time. The Giants are 44-43-0 against the run line and have a 45-40-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 38-49 record, including 23-17 on the road. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 4.90 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 74 strikeouts over his 101 innings pitched and he has given up 110 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 290 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen while being struck out 261 times and walking 128 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 9.35 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.95 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Diamondbacks pitchers have collectively given up 817 base hits and 417 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 307 batters and struck out 694. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team, Arizona is batting .270, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .275 average away from home. The Diamondbacks hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.44 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this game hitting .294 and his on-base percentage is at .416. He has 91 hits this season along with 51 runs scored and 58 runs batted in. He's struck out 84 times and has walked 63 times. Jean Segura is hitting .317 and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 108 hits so far while scoring 51 runs and he's driven in 35. He has walked 20 times and has struck out 50 times. The Diamondbacks have 821 hits, including 154 doubles and 103 home runs. They've stolen 60 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 17 times. Arizona has walked 247 times this season and they've struck out 769 times as a unit. They've left 612 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 398 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this matchup with a 26-17 home record and a 54-33 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.97, Jeff Samardzija has a 8-5 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 84 strikeouts over the 111 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 107 hits. He has allowed 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.95. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 235 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 206 times and walking 87 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.43 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.69 batters per nine. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 736 base knocks and 317 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a staff has walked 222 hitters and struck out 672. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .264 average at home. The Giants hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.99 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .300 and he has an OBP of .399. He has 89 hits this year along with 44 runs scored and 46 RBI. He's struck out 64 times and has walked on 49 occasions. Hunter Pence is hitting .298 and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 54 hits so far while he's scored 27 runs and drove in 36. He has earned a walk 23 times and has punched out 39 times. The Giants as a unit have 782 base hits, including 150 doubles and 72 homers. They have 45 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 19 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 311 times this year and they have struck out 577 times. They've had 624 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They score 4.71 runs per game and have totaled 410 runs so far this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 47-37-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 39-48-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 45-40-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 44-43-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/07/16 P Andrew Chafin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/4)
07/07/16 2B Jean Segura Tricep injured last game, "?" Friday vs. San Francisco Giants
07/03/16 P Zack Greinke Oblique 15-day DL (6/29)
06/24/16 CF Socrates Brito Toe 15-day DL (6/23)
06/20/16 RF David Peralta Back 15-day DL (6/19)
06/12/16 CF Chris Owings Foot 15-day DL (6/6)
05/27/16 P Rubby De La Rosa Elbow 15-day DL (5/26)
04/02/16 CF A.J. Pollock Elbow 60-day DL (4/2), out for season
San Francisco Giants
07/07/16 P Cory Gearrin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/6)
07/06/16 CF Denard Span Neck "?" Friday vs Arizona
07/06/16 LF Gregor Blanco Knee "?" Friday vs Arizona
06/30/16 P Christopher Heston Oblique 60-day DL (6/29)
06/29/16 2B Joe Panik Concussion 7-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 15-day DL (6/19)
06/15/16 P Matt Cain Hamstring 15-day DL (6/14)
06/11/16 2B Kelby Tomlinson Thumb 15-day DL (6/9)
06/01/16 RF Hunter Pence Hamstring 15-day DL (6/2)
04/22/16 SS Ehire Adrianza Foot 60-day DL (4/15)
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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