Sunday, June 19, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Peavy vs. Jake Odorizzi
The San Francisco Giants visit Tropicana Field on Sunday to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Jake Peavy for the Giants and Jake Odorizzi for the Rays. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +125 and Tampa Bay at -135. The over/under was set at 8. The Giants have a 33-34-1 over/under record and a 34-34-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Rays are 30-35-0 against the run line and have a 29-31-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
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The Giants head into this matchup with a 42-26 record, including 20-13 on the road. Starting pitcher Jake Peavy has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 5.83 and a WHIP of 1.49. He has 51 strikeouts over his 66.1 innings pitched and he has given up 78 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 178 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen while being struck out 155 times and walking 62 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.36 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.66 batters per nine. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.45. The Giants pitchers have collectively given up 572 base hits and 235 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season and they allow 0.8 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 170 batters and struck out 524. 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 3.54.
As a team, San Francisco is batting .255, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .249 average away from home. The Giants hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.66 hits per game. Brandon Belt comes into this game hitting .306 and his on-base percentage is at .417. He has 67 hits this season along with 33 runs scored and 34 runs batted in. He's struck out 43 times and has walked 42 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 589 hits, including 108 doubles and 56 home runs. They've stolen 41 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 18 times. San Francisco has walked 251 times this season and they've struck out 452 times as a unit. They've left 488 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 303 runs so far this year.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup with a 15-18 home record and a 31-34 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.79, Jake Odorizzi has a 3-3 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 78.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 69 hits. He has allowed 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.1. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.57 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Rays bullpen while being struck out 184 times and walking 75 times this season. As a team, Tampa Bay has allowed 8.57 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.83 batters per nine. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.00. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 549 base knocks and 256 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 85 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 197 hitters and struck out 566. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 24th in the league while putting together a .222 average at home. The Rays hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312 which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 23rd in baseball with 8.12 hits per contest. Evan Longoria comes into this matchup batting .274 and he has an OBP of .330. He has 69 hits this year along with 38 runs scored and 40 RBI. He's struck out 65 times and has walked on 21 occasions. Logan Forsythe is hitting .302 and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 42 hits so far while he's scored 20 runs and drove in 14. He has earned a walk 16 times and has punched out 33 times. The Rays as a unit have 528 base hits, including 113 doubles and 94 homers. They have 24 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 15 times. Tampa Bay as a team has walked 207 times this year and they have struck out 611 times. They've had 450 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They score 4.17 runs per game and have totaled 271 runs so far this season.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 33-34-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 34-34-0 against the run line so far this season
Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 29-31-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Tampa Bay Rays are 30-35-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
06/17/16 P Jake Peavy Neck expected to start Sunday vs Tampa Bay Rays
06/17/16 P Santiago Casilla Personal out indefinitely
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)
Tampa Bay Rays
06/17/16 RF Steven Souza Hip 15-day DL (6/15)
06/06/16 LF Brandon Guyer Hamstring 15-day DL (6/4)
06/02/16 P Brad Boxberger Oblique 15-day DL (6/1)
05/31/16 P Ryan Webb Pectoral 15-day DL (5/27)
05/23/16 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hand 15-day DL (5/22)
04/10/16 P Chase Whitley Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/01/16 P Alex Cobb Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
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