Sunday, October 2, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Matt Moore
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to AT&T Park on Sunday to take on the San Francisco Giants. The probable pitchers are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Matt Moore for the Giants. The Dodgers have a 68-82-10 over/under mark and a 80-80-0 run line record, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Giants are 76-84-0 against the run line and have a 74-81-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
The Dodgers head into this game with a 91-69 record, and they are 38-41 on the road. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 16-10 record with an ERA of 3.28 and a WHIP of 1.09. He has 176 strikeouts during his 173 innings pitched and he has given up 141 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.58. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have allowed 473 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the pen while they've been struck out 623 times and walked 200 times this year. As a unit, Los Angeles has given up 9.38 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 hitters per nine. They are 21st in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.31. The Dodgers pitchers have collectively given up 1,243 base hits and 589 earned runs. They have allowed 164 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 457 batters and struck out 1,493. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team, Los Angeles is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league while putting together a .264 average on the road. The Dodgers have a .406 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .322 which is good for 13th in the league. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.73 hits per contest. Adrian Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .284 and his on-base percentage is at .349. He has 160 hits this season along with 69 runs scored and 90 runs batted in. He's struck out 117 times and has walked 55 times. Corey Seager is hitting .311 and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 193 hits so far while scoring 105 runs and he's driven in 72. He has walked 54 times and has struck out 131 times. The Dodgers have 1,368 hits, including 272 doubles and 189 home runs. They've stolen 45 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 26 times. Los Angeles has walked 522 times this season and they've struck out 1,307 times as a unit. They've left 1,099 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 724 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this game with a 43-36 home mark and a 85-75 overall record. With an ERA of 4.21, Matt Moore has a 12-12 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 172 strikeouts over the 190.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 181 hits. He has allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 429 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 418 times and walking 167 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.28 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.08 batters per nine. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.70. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,326 base knocks and 592 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 158 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 436 hitters and struck out 1,295. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 13th in the league while putting together a .271 average at home. The Giants hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329 which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 11th in baseball with 8.84 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .284 and he has an OBP of .359. He has 151 hits this year along with 82 runs scored and 77 RBI. He's struck out 67 times and has walked on 63 occasions. Brandon Crawford is hitting .275 and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 150 hits so far while he's scored 66 runs and drove in 83. He has earned a walk 56 times and has punched out 111 times. The Giants as a unit have 1,414 base hits, including 277 doubles and 129 homers. They have 77 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 35 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 565 times this year and they have struck out 1,090 times. They've had 1,169 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They score 4.41 runs per game and have totaled 705 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 68-82-10 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 80-80-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 74-81-5 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 76-84-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/10/16 P Carlos Frias Oblique 60-day DL (9/9)
08/10/16 LF Scott Van Slyke Wrist 60-day DL (8/8)
07/21/16 P Chris Hatcher Oblique 60-day DL (7/20)
07/19/16 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Elbow 15-day DL (7/9)
07/16/16 LF Trayce Thompson Back 60-day DL (7/10)
05/24/16 P Chin-Hui Tsao Tricep 60-day DL (5/22)
04/23/16 P Yimi Garcia Bicep 60-day DL (4/23)
San Francisco Giants
09/29/16 3B Eduardo Nunez Hamstring out indefinitely
09/28/16 RF Mac Williamson Quad 60-day DL (9/27)
09/06/16 P Ray Black Elbow 60-day DL (9/3)
07/07/16 P Cory Gearrin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/6)
06/30/16 P Christopher Heston Oblique 60-day DL (6/29)
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
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