Saturday, July 9, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Jake Peavy
The Arizona Diamondbacks head to AT&T Park on Saturday to take on the San Francisco Giants. The probable pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Jake Peavy for the Giants. The opening line for this game has Arizona at +140 and San Francisco at -150. The over/under is 8. The Diamondbacks have a 47-37-3 over/under mark and a 39-48-0 run line record, 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.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
The Diamondbacks head into this game with a 38-49 record, and they are 23-17 on the road. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 4-7 record with an ERA of 4.78 and a WHIP of 1.55. He has 108 strikeouts during his 92.1 innings pitched and he has given up 106 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have allowed 290 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the pen while they've been struck out 261 times and walked 128 times this year. As a unit, Arizona has given up 9.35 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.95 hitters per nine. They are 27th in the Majors 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 hitting .270, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .275 average on the road. The Diamondbacks have a .444 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .327 which is good for 13th in the league. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.44 hits per contest. 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 game with a 26-17 home mark and a 54-33 overall record. With an ERA of 5.14, Jake Peavy has a 5-7 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 89.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 100 hits. He has allowed 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.09. 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)
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks