Friday, July 22, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Chad Green
The San Francisco Giants head to Yankee Stadium on Friday to take on the New York Yankees. The probable pitchers are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and Chad Green for the Yankees. The opening line for this game has San Francisco at -125 and New York at +115. The over/under is 8. The Giants have a 48-45-2 over/under mark and a 47-48-0 run line record, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Yankees are 44-50-0 against the run line and have a 40-45-9 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
The Giants head into this game with a 57-38 record, and they are 28-21 on the road. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 10-5 record with an ERA of 2.12 and a WHIP of 0.98. He has 155 strikeouts during his 135.2 innings pitched and he has given up 100 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.02. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have allowed 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the pen while they've been struck out 224 times and walked 93 times this year. As a unit, San Francisco has given up 8.42 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.77 hitters per nine. They are 6th in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.71. The Giants pitchers have collectively given up 799 base hits and 351 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 243 batters and struck out 737. They walk 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.82.
As a team, San Francisco is hitting .262, good for 10th in the league while putting together a .259 average on the road. The Giants have a .405 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .334 which is good for 4th in the league. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.95 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this game hitting .286 and his on-base percentage is at .360. He has 89 hits this season along with 54 runs scored and 44 runs batted in. He's struck out 41 times and has walked 36 times. Brandon Belt is hitting .285 and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 93 hits so far while scoring 46 runs and he's driven in 47. He has walked 55 times and has struck out 77 times. The Giants have 850 hits, including 162 doubles and 82 home runs. They've stolen 49 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 21 times. San Francisco has walked 339 times this season and they've struck out 632 times as a unit. They've left 683 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 441 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this game with a 27-20 home mark and a 48-46 overall record. With an ERA of 7.04, Chad Green has a 1-2 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 15.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 16 hits. He has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.06. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 225 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 341 times and walking 81 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.65 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.97 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 793 base knocks and 393 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. New York as a staff has walked 231 hitters and struck out 823. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .249 average at home. The Yankees hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312 which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 8.39 hits per contest. Jacoby Ellsbury comes into this matchup batting .272 and he has an OBP of .338. He has 86 hits this year along with 39 runs scored and 31 RBI. He's struck out 43 times and has walked on 30 occasions. Carlos Beltran is hitting .304 and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 97 hits so far while he's scored 46 runs and drove in 60. He has earned a walk 19 times and has punched out 61 times. The Yankees as a unit have 789 base hits, including 140 doubles and 100 homers. They have 47 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 14 times. New York as a team has walked 271 times this year and they have struck out 639 times. They've had 627 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They score 4.18 runs per game and have totaled 393 runs so far this season.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 48-45-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 47-48-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 40-45-9 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 44-50-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
07/07/16 P Cory Gearrin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/6)
06/30/16 P Christopher Heston Oblique 60-day DL (6/29)
06/29/16 2B Joe Panik Concussion 7-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 15-day DL (6/19)
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)
New York Yankees
07/20/16 3B Chase Headley Personal "?" Thursday vs. Baltimore Orioles
06/10/16 1B Chris Parmelee Hamstring 15-day DL (6/10)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-day DL (5/29), out for season
03/31/16 P Bryan Mitchell Toe 60-day DL (3/31)
03/31/16 1B Gregory Bird Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees
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