Monday, June 13, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Matt Cain
The Milwaukee Brewers head to AT&T Park on Monday to take on the San Francisco Giants. The probable pitchers are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Matt Cain for the Giants. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee at +133 and San Francisco at -143. The over/under is 7.5. The Brewers have a 31-27-4 over/under mark and a 29-33-0 run line record, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Giants are 30-33-0 against the run line and have a 31-31-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
The Brewers head into this game with a 29-33 record, and they are 11-16 on the road. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 4-6 record with an ERA of 4.21 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 52 strikeouts during his 66.1 innings pitched and he has given up 62 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have allowed 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the pen while they've been struck out 194 times and walked 88 times this year. As a unit, Milwaukee has given up 9.08 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.37 hitters per nine. They are 22nd in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.45. The Brewers pitchers have collectively given up 559 base hits and 274 earned runs. They have allowed 85 home runs this season and they allow 1.4 homers per nine innings as a staff. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 214 batters and struck out 454. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
As a team, Milwaukee is hitting .244, good for 19th in the league while putting together a .231 average on the road. The Brewers have a .397 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .326 which is good for 9th in the league. They rank 24th in baseball with 7.97 hits per contest. Ryan Braun comes into this game hitting .316 and his on-base percentage is at .380. He has 61 hits this season along with 26 runs scored and 35 runs batted in. He's struck out 32 times and has walked 20 times. Jonathan Lucroy is hitting .304 and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 63 hits so far while scoring 32 runs and he's driven in 28. He has walked 20 times and has struck out 42 times. The Brewers have 494 hits, including 95 doubles and 68 home runs. They've stolen 53 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 20 times. Milwaukee has walked 249 times this season and they've struck out 588 times as a unit. They've left 428 men on base and have a team OPS of .723. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 254 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this game with a 18-13 home mark and a 37-26 overall record. With an ERA of 5.20, Matt Cain has a 1-5 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 53.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 64 hits. He has allowed 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.47. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 147 times and walking 60 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.71 batters per nine. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 539 base knocks and 225 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 53 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 160 hitters and struck out 489. 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 3.55.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 16th in the league while putting together a .250 average at home. The Giants hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325 which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.49 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .298 and he has an OBP of .414. He has 61 hits this year along with 29 runs scored and 29 RBI. He's struck out 39 times and has walked on 41 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 535 base hits, including 99 doubles and 53 homers. They have 34 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 16 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 231 times this year and they have struck out 410 times. They've had 444 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They score 4.32 runs per game and have totaled 272 runs so far this season.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 31-27-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 29-33-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 31-31-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 30-33-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/10/16 RF Domingo Santana Elbow 15-day DL (6/8)
06/01/16 P Michael Blazek Elbow 15-day DL (5/29)
05/27/16 P Chris Capuano Elbow 15-day DL (4/2)
04/28/16 P Matt Garza Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
04/04/16 LF Rymer Liriano Facial 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Zach Jones Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
04/02/16 P Yhonathan Barrios Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Sean Nolin Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
San Francisco Giants
06/12/16 P Matt Cain Hamstring 15-day DL (5/28); expected to be activated and start Monday vs Milwaukee
06/11/16 2B Kelby Tomlinson Thumb 15-day DL (6/9)
06/01/16 RF Hunter Pence Hamstring 15-day DL (6/2)
05/24/16 LF Angel Pagan Hamstring 15-day DL (5/24)
04/22/16 SS Ehire Adrianza Foot 60-day DL (4/15)
04/15/16 P Sergio Romo Elbow 60-day DL (4/11)
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
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