Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants 9/15/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Jeff Samardzija
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants on Friday, September 15, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks and Jeff Samardzija for the Giants.
Arizona opens at -160 while San Francisco opens at +150. The Diamondbacks have a 66-72-8 over/under record and a 80-66-0 run line mark. The Giants are 62-86-0 against the run line and have a 70-66-12 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 66-72-8 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 80-66-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 70-66-12 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 62-86-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/23/17 C Jeff Mathis Hand 10-day DL (08/23)
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 60-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/12/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 10-day DL (08/05)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 84-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 13-5 record with an earned run average of 2.81 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 196 strikeouts over his 144 innings pitched and he's given up 101 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 405 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 440 hitters and walked 167 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,172 base hits and 520 earned runs. They have allowed 151 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 458 batters and struck out 1,339. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
As a team Arizona is hitting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 141 hits this season in 477 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .442 and an OPS+ of 98. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .416. He has totaled 154 hits and he has driven in 112 men in 501 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .587. The Diamondbacks have 1,257 hits, including 280 doubles and 194 home runs. Arizona has walked 509 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,331 times as a unit. They have left 1,004 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 716 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 57-91 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.47, Jeff Samardzija has a 9-13 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 190 strikeouts over the 189.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 190 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 461 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 421 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,403 base knocks and 681 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 454 hitters and struck out 1,122 batters. 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 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 23rd in the league. The Giants hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Denard Span comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .329. He has 123 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 453 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .435 with an OPS+ of 100. Joe Panik is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 132 hits in 462 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Giants as a unit have 1,257 base hits, including 265 doubles and 119 homers. San Francisco has walked 430 times this year and they have struck out on 1,090 occasions. They have had 1,002 men left on base and have an OPS of .690. They have scored 3.98 runs per game and totaled 585 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +150
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