Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Dillon Overton
The San Francisco Giants head to O.co Coliseum on Thursday to take on the Oakland Athletics. The probable pitchers are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and Dillon Overton for the Athletics. The opening line for this game has San Francisco at -171 and Oakland at +161. The over/under is 7. The Giants have a 40-38-1 over/under mark and a 39-40-0 run line record, meaning they cover 49% of the time. The Athletics are 41-36-0 against the run line and have a 38-37-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
The Giants head into this game with a 49-30 record, and they are 25-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 8-4 record with an ERA of 1.99 and a WHIP of 1.02. He has 122 strikeouts during his 108.1 innings pitched and he has given up 81 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.02. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have allowed 215 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the pen while they've been struck out 185 times and walked 77 times this year. As a unit, San Francisco has given up 8.42 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.66 hitters per nine. They are 6th in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.61. The Giants pitchers have collectively given up 668 base hits and 285 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season and they allow 0.9 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 205 batters and struck out 608. They walk 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team, San Francisco is hitting .264, good for 10th in the league while putting together a .260 average on the road. The Giants have a .403 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .335 which is good for 5th in the league. They rank 12th in baseball with 9.04 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this game hitting .298 and his on-base percentage is at .398. He has 79 hits this season along with 38 runs scored and 38 runs batted in. He's struck out 55 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 714 hits, including 134 doubles and 64 home runs. They've stolen 44 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 18 times. San Francisco has walked 280 times this season and they've struck out 514 times as a unit. They've left 570 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 370 runs so far this year.
Oakland comes into this game with a 16-22 home mark and a 34-43 overall record. With an ERA of 4.76, Dillon Overton has a 1-0 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 3 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 7 hits. He has allowed 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 10.04. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 265 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Athletics bullpen while being struck out 250 times and walking 78 times this season. As a team, Oakland has allowed 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 725 base knocks and 353 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Oakland as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 574. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 15th in the league while putting together a .241 average at home. The Athletics hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308 which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.69 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .294 and he has an OBP of .351. He has 67 hits this year along with 21 runs scored and 21 RBI. He's struck out 40 times and has walked on 20 occasions. Josh Reddick is hitting .316 and he has an OBP of .386. He has collected 48 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 670 base hits, including 121 doubles and 80 homers. They have 34 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 13 times. Oakland as a team has walked 192 times this year and they have struck out 514 times. They've had 494 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They score 4.18 runs per game and have totaled 322 runs so far this season.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 40-38-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 39-40-0 against the run line so far this season
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 38-37-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Oakland Athletics are 41-36-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
06/29/16 2B Joe Panik Concussion 7-day DL
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)
06/28/16 P Sean Manaea Forearm 15-day DL (6/14); expected to be activated and start Wednesday vs San Francisco
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)
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics
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