Friday, May 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Matt Cain
The Atlanta Braves head to AT&T Park on Friday, May 26, 2017 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Jaime Garcia for the Braves and Matt Cain for the Giants.
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The odds for this matchup have Atlanta at +123 and San Francisco at -133. The Braves have a 27-17-0 over/under mark and a 24-20-0 run line record. The Giants are 21-27-0 against the run line and have a 22-23-3 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 27-17-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 24-20-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 22-23-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 21-27-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/21/17 P Eric O'Flaher Back 10-day DL (5/20)
05/20/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (5/20)
05/18/17 3B Adonis Garcia Achilles 10-day DL (5/16)
05/18/17 1B Freddie Freeman Wrist 10-day DL (5/18)
04/03/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (2/25)
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/25/17 3B Eduardo Nunez Hamstring "?" Thursday vs. Chicago Cubs
05/24/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister "?" next scheduled start
05/15/17 RF Hunter Pence Hamstring 10-day DL (5/13)
05/12/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (5/11)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (4/15)
04/24/17 2B Aaron Hill Forearm 10-day DL (4/22)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Shoulder 10-day DL (4/21)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 C Trevor Brown Ankle 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 20-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.07 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 33 strikeouts over his 48.2 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 131 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 128 hitters and walked 55 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 397 base hits and 202 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 151 batters and struck out 297. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .268, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 51 hits this season in 172 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .390 and an OPS+ of 101. Brandon Phillips is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 44 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 145 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .428. The Braves have 408 hits, including 75 doubles and 47 home runs. Atlanta has walked 141 times so far this season and they have struck out 350 times as a unit. They have left 315 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 204 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 20-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.91, Matt Cain has a 3-2 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 47.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 51 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 131 batters and walked 61 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 436 base knocks and 212 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 146 hitters and struck out 384 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.81.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .356 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .353 with an OBP of .439. He has 48 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 136 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .551 with an OPS+ of 163. Brandon Belt is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 41 hits in 168 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Giants as a unit have 379 base hits, including 75 doubles and 40 homers. San Francisco has walked 128 times this year and they have struck out on 367 occasions. They have had 319 men left on base and have an OPS of .644. They have scored 3.44 runs per game and totaled 165 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves +123
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