Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Nathan Eovaldi
The San Francisco Giants visit Yankee Stadium on Sunday to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Johnny Cueto for the Giants and Nathan Eovaldi for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +105 and New York at -115. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Giants have a 48-46-2 over/under record and a 47-49-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 49% of the time. The Yankees are 45-51-0 against the run line and have a 40-47-9 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
The Giants head into this matchup with a 57-39 record, including 28-22 on the road. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has a 13-2 record with an earned run average of 2.64 and a WHIP of 1.03. He has 119 strikeouts over his 136.1 innings pitched and he has given up 113 hits so far this season. He has allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.88. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 259 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen while being struck out 224 times and walking 94 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.43 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.76 batters per nine. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Giants pitchers have collectively given up 807 base hits and 354 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 247 batters and struck out 743. 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 3.80.
As a team, San Francisco is batting .261, good for 10th in the league while putting together a .258 average away from home. The Giants hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.95 hits per game. Buster Posey comes into this game hitting .288 and his on-base percentage is at .363. He has 90 hits this season along with 54 runs scored and 44 runs batted in. He's struck out 41 times and has walked 37 times. Brandon Belt is hitting .281 and he has an on-base percentage of .384. 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 79 times. The Giants have 859 hits, including 165 doubles and 82 home runs. They've stolen 49 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 21 times. San Francisco has walked 342 times this season and they've struck out 641 times as a unit. They've left 693 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 443 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this matchup with a 28-21 home record and a 49-47 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.93, Nathan Eovaldi has a 8-6 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 82 strikeouts over the 104 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 108 hits. He has allowed 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.95. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 232 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 347 times and walking 82 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.65 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.91 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 811 base knocks and 399 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 235 hitters and struck out 835. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .247 average at home. The Yankees hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311 which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 22nd in baseball with 8.35 hits per contest. Jacoby Ellsbury comes into this matchup batting .272 and he has an OBP of .337. He has 87 hits this year along with 39 runs scored and 31 RBI. He's struck out 44 times and has walked on 30 occasions. Carlos Beltran is hitting .305 and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 99 hits so far while he's scored 46 runs and drove in 61. He has earned a walk 21 times and has punched out 61 times. The Yankees as a unit have 802 base hits, including 142 doubles and 100 homers. They have 47 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 14 times. New York as a team has walked 277 times this year and they have struck out 653 times. They've had 640 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They score 4.14 runs per game and have totaled 397 runs so far this season.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 48-46-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 47-49-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 40-47-9 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 45-51-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
07/22/16 C Buster Posey Foot left last game, "?" Saturday vs. New York Yankees
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
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 Giants
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