Saturday, June 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Madison Bumgarner
The Philadelphia Phillies head to AT&T Park on Saturday to take on the San Francisco Giants. The probable pitchers are Jeremy Hellickson for the Phillies and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia at +268 and San Francisco at -300. The over/under is 6.5. The Phillies have a 36-36-2 over/under mark and a 33-41-0 run line record, meaning they cover 45% of the time. The Giants are 39-35-0 against the run line and have a 36-37-1 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Phillies head into this game with a 31-43 record, and they are 15-21 on the road. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 4-6 record with an ERA of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.24. He has 81 strikeouts during his 87.2 innings pitched and he has given up 86 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.54. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have allowed 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the pen while they've been struck out 241 times and walked 98 times this year. As a unit, Philadelphia has given up 9.02 base hits per nine innings while striking out 8.81 hitters per nine. They are 21st in the Majors in team earned run average at 4.41. The Phillies pitchers have collectively given up 654 base hits and 320 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season and they allow 1.4 homers per nine innings as a staff. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 212 batters and struck out 639. They walk 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team, Philadelphia is hitting .230, good for 30th in the league while putting together a .246 average on the road. The Phillies have a .371 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .283 which is good for 30th in the league. They rank 30th in baseball with 7.49 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this game hitting .301 and his on-base percentage is at .395. He has 80 hits this season along with 39 runs scored and 25 runs batted in. He's struck out 57 times and has walked 40 times. Maikel Franco is hitting .235 and he has an on-base percentage of .292. He has totaled 59 hits so far while scoring 21 runs and he's driven in 37. He has walked 21 times and has struck out 51 times. The Phillies have 554 hits, including 98 doubles and 68 home runs. They've stolen 32 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 23 times. Philadelphia has walked 171 times this season and they've struck out 583 times as a unit. They've left 422 men on base and have a team OPS of .654. They score 3.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 243 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this game with a 22-13 home mark and a 47-27 overall record. With an ERA of 1.85, Madison Bumgarner has a 8-3 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 102 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 76 hits. He has allowed 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.95. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 175 times and walking 65 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.29 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.78 batters per nine. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.40. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 616 base knocks and 252 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 65 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 183 hitters and struck out 578. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .261 average at home. The Giants hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333 which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.89 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .302 and he has an OBP of .409. He has 73 hits this year along with 37 runs scored and 35 RBI. He's struck out 50 times and has walked on 44 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 658 base hits, including 122 doubles and 62 homers. They have 42 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 18 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 268 times this year and they have struck out 488 times. They've had 529 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They score 4.61 runs per game and have totaled 341 runs so far this season.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 36-36-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 33-41-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 36-37-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 39-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/23/16 1B Tommy Joseph Illness "?" Friday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/10/16 P Vincent Velasqez Bicep 15-day DL (6/9)
05/01/16 P Dalier Hinojosa Hand 15-day DL (4/29)
04/24/16 P Charlie Morton Hamstring 60-day DL (4/24); out for season
04/14/16 P Daniel Stumpf Suspension 80-game suspension
03/31/16 LF Aaron Altherr Wrist 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/16 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (4/2)
San Francisco Giants
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)
04/15/16 P Sergio Romo Elbow 60-day DL (4/11)
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
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