Saturday, August 13, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Madison Bumgarner
The Baltimore Orioles head to AT&T Park on Saturday to take on the San Francisco Giants. The probable pitchers are Kevin Gausman for the Orioles and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants. The opening line for this game has Baltimore at +173 and San Francisco at -183. The over/under is 7.5. The Orioles have a 50-61-3 over/under mark and a 60-54-0 run line record, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Giants are 53-61-0 against the run line and have a 53-58-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
The Orioles head into this game with a 64-50 record, and they are 25-33 on the road. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 3-9 record with an ERA of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 112 strikeouts during his 116.1 innings pitched and he has given up 123 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.38. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.13 and they have allowed 332 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the pen while they've been struck out 350 times and walked 156 times this year. As a unit, Baltimore has given up 8.81 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 hitters per nine. They are 13th in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.17. The Orioles pitchers have collectively given up 988 base hits and 467 earned runs. They have allowed 126 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 392 batters and struck out 863. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
As a team, Baltimore is hitting .262, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .253 average on the road. The Orioles have a .446 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .322 which is good for 16th in the league. They rank 9th in baseball with 8.98 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this game hitting .306 and his on-base percentage is at .366. He has 135 hits this season along with 79 runs scored and 69 runs batted in. He's struck out 80 times and has walked 41 times. Adam Jones is hitting .277 and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 123 hits so far while scoring 70 runs and he's driven in 66. He has walked 28 times and has struck out 84 times. The Orioles have 1,024 hits, including 198 doubles and 172 home runs. They've stolen 14 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 9 times. Baltimore has walked 329 times this season and they've struck out 938 times as a unit. They've left 749 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 534 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this game with a 32-21 home mark and a 65-49 overall record. With an ERA of 2.20, Madison Bumgarner has a 10-7 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 181 strikeouts over the 163.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 124 hits. He has allowed 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.18. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 304 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 282 times and walking 112 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.26 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.86 batters per nine. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 946 base knocks and 417 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 116 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a staff has walked 304 hitters and struck out 900. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .263 average at home. The Giants hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.88 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .277 and he has an OBP of .342. He has 109 hits this year along with 46 runs scored and 71 RBI. He's struck out 83 times and has walked on 39 occasions. Buster Posey is hitting .291 and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 109 hits so far while he's scored 62 runs and drove in 54. He has earned a walk 44 times and has punched out 47 times. The Giants as a unit have 1,012 base hits, including 188 doubles and 94 homers. They have 59 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 26 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 417 times this year and they have struck out 787 times. They've had 845 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They score 4.43 runs per game and have totaled 505 runs so far this season.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 50-61-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 60-54-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 53-58-3 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 53-61-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/11/16 RF Steve Pearce Elbow "?" Friday vs. San Francisco Giants
07/22/16 RF Joey Rickard Thumb 15-day DL (7/21)
07/01/16 P T.J. McFarland Knee 15-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 P Brian Duensing Elbow 15-day DL (6/20)
San Francisco Giants
08/02/16 RF Mac Williamson Shoulder 15-day DL (8/1)
07/29/16 P Josh Osich Forearm 15-day DL (7/24)
07/07/16 P Cory Gearrin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/6)
06/30/16 P Christopher Heston Oblique 60-day DL (6/29)
06/11/16 2B Kelby Tomlinson Thumb 15-day DL (6/9)
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants
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