Tuesday, August 9, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Moore vs. Tom Koehler
The San Francisco Giants visit Marlins Park on Tuesday to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Matt Moore for the Giants and Tom Koehler for the Marlins. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -117 and Miami at +107. The over/under was set at 8. The Giants have a 52-56-3 over/under record and a 51-60-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 46% of the time. The Marlins are 57-54-0 against the run line and have a 58-51-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
The Giants head into this matchup with a 63-48 record, including 31-27 on the road. Starting pitcher Matt Moore has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 4.04 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 116 strikeouts over his 136 innings pitched and he has given up 128 hits so far this season. He has allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.46. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen while being struck out 269 times and walking 110 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.33 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.85 batters per nine. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Giants pitchers have collectively given up 924 base hits and 408 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 293 batters and struck out 872. They walk 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.85.
As a team, San Francisco is batting .259, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .256 average away from home. The Giants hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331 which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.87 hits per game. Buster Posey comes into this game hitting .290 and his on-base percentage is at .362. He has 106 hits this season along with 61 runs scored and 52 runs batted in. He's struck out 45 times and has walked 42 times. Brandon Belt is hitting .285 and he has an on-base percentage of .396. He has totaled 107 hits so far while scoring 53 runs and he's driven in 55. He has walked 69 times and has struck out 94 times. The Giants have 985 hits, including 185 doubles and 93 home runs. They've stolen 56 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 24 times. San Francisco has walked 397 times this season and they've struck out 760 times as a unit. They've left 811 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 496 runs so far this year.
Miami comes into this matchup with a 29-24 home record and a 59-52 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.05, Tom Koehler has a 8-8 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 96 strikeouts over the 120 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 118 hits. He has allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.12. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 317 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Marlins bullpen while being struck out 390 times and walking 167 times this season. As a team, Miami has allowed 8.41 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.76 batters per nine. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 923 base knocks and 440 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 104 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Miami as a staff has walked 391 hitters and struck out 961. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .259 average at home. The Marlins hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.49 hits per contest. Martin Prado comes into this matchup batting .323 and he has an OBP of .376. He has 134 hits this year along with 50 runs scored and 48 RBI. He's struck out 49 times and has walked on 35 occasions. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .291 and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 117 hits so far while he's scored 60 runs and drove in 58. He has earned a walk 34 times and has punched out 87 times. The Marlins as a unit have 1,053 base hits, including 195 doubles and 92 homers. They have 39 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 15 times. Miami as a team has walked 315 times this year and they have struck out 836 times. They've had 827 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They score 4.31 runs per game and have totaled 478 runs so far this season.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 52-56-3 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 51-60-0 against the run line so far this season
Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 58-51-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Miami Marlins are 57-54-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
08/07/16 RF Hunter Pence Facial "?" Monday vs. Miami Marlins
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)
07/25/16 P Wei-Yin Chen Elbow 15-day DL (7/21)
07/06/16 1B Justin Bour Ankle 15-day DL (7/3)
07/01/16 P Bryan Morris Back 60-day DL (5/25)
05/15/16 P Kendry Flores Shoulder 15-day DL (5/15)
04/04/16 P Raudel Lazo Shoulder 15-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
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