Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Peavy vs. Sean Manaea
The San Francisco Giants head to O.co Coliseum on Wednesday to take on the Oakland Athletics. The probable pitchers are Jake Peavy for the Giants and Sean Manaea for the Athletics. The opening line for this game has San Francisco at -127 and Oakland at +117. The over/under is 8.5. The Giants have a 39-38-1 over/under mark and a 39-39-0 run line record, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Athletics are 40-36-0 against the run line and have a 37-37-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Giants head into this game with a 49-29 record, and they are 25-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Jake Peavy has a 4-6 record with an ERA of 5.22 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 63 strikeouts during his 79.1 innings pitched and he has given up 89 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have allowed 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the pen while they've been struck out 183 times and walked 72 times this year. As a unit, San Francisco has given up 8.37 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.67 hitters per nine. They are 6th in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.51. The Giants pitchers have collectively given up 656 base hits and 274 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season and they allow 0.9 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 197 batters and struck out 601. They walk 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.65.
As a team, San Francisco is hitting .261, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .260 average on the road. The Giants have a .398 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .333 which is good for 6th in the league. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.92 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this game hitting .301 and his on-base percentage is at .403. He has 78 hits this season along with 38 runs scored and 38 runs batted in. He's struck out 54 times and has walked 44 times. Hunter Pence is hitting .298 and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 54 hits so far while scoring 27 runs and he's driven in 36. He has walked 23 times and has struck out 39 times. The Giants have 696 hits, including 131 doubles and 62 home runs. They've stolen 44 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 18 times. San Francisco has walked 275 times this season and they've struck out 508 times as a unit. They've left 558 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 359 runs so far this year.
Oakland comes into this game with a 16-22 home mark and a 33-43 overall record. With an ERA of 6.02, Sean Manaea has a 2-4 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 55 hits. He has allowed 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Athletics bullpen while being struck out 247 times and walking 74 times this season. As a team, Oakland has allowed 9.49 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.62 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 707 base knocks and 342 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Oakland as a staff has walked 230 hitters and struck out 568. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.43.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 16th in the league while putting together a .241 average at home. The Athletics hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306 which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.64 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .295 and he has an OBP of .347. He has 66 hits this year along with 20 runs scored and 20 RBI. He's struck out 39 times and has walked on 18 occasions. Josh Reddick is hitting .322 and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 47 hits so far while he's scored 21 runs and drove in 18. He has earned a walk 18 times and has punched out 22 times. The Athletics as a unit have 657 base hits, including 117 doubles and 78 homers. They have 34 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 13 times. Oakland as a team has walked 184 times this year and they have struck out 507 times. They've had 486 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They score 4.07 runs per game and have totaled 309 runs so far this season.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 39-38-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 39-39-0 against the run line so far this season
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 37-37-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Oakland Athletics are 40-36-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
06/27/16 RF Josh Reddick Thumb is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/15/16 P Sean Manaea Forearm 15-day DL (6/14)
06/09/16 P Rich Hill Groin 15-day DL (5/30)
05/11/16 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (4/28); out for season
05/11/16 LF Mark Canha Back 60-day DL (5/9), out for season
04/10/16 P Henderson Alvarez Shoulder 60-day DL (4/6)
04/05/16 P Felix Doubront Elbow 60-day DL (4/4); out for season
04/03/16 2B Eric Sogard Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 CF Sam Fuld Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 P Jarrod Parker Elbow 60-day DL (3/13), out for season
03/31/16 P R.J. Alvarez Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics
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