Saturday, May 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Ty Blach
The Atlanta Braves head to AT&T Park on Saturday, May 27, 2017 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Ty Blach for the Giants.
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The odds for this matchup have Atlanta at +120 and San Francisco at -130. The Braves have a 28-17-0 over/under mark and a 24-21-0 run line record. The Giants are 21-28-0 against the run line and have a 22-24-3 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 28-17-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 24-21-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 22-24-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 21-28-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/21/17 P Eric O'Flaherty 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 "?" Friday vs. Atlanta Braves
05/24/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister "?" next scheduled start Sunday vs Atlanta Braves
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 20-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 37 strikeouts over his 46.2 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 134 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 133 hitters and walked 56 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 4.7. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 410 base hits and 211 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 155 batters and struck out 303. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
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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 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Brandon Phillips is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 45 hits this season in 146 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .432 and an OPS+ of 107. Nick Markakis is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 176 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Braves have 419 hits, including 79 doubles and 47 home runs. Atlanta has walked 142 times so far this season and they have struck out 352 times as a unit. They have left 322 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 208 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 20-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.10, Ty Blach has a 2-2 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 39 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 133 batters and walked 61 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 445 base knocks and 216 earned runs this season. They have given up 50 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 147 hitters and struck out 394 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .355 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .301. He has 35 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 128 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .445 with an OPS+ of 96. Buster Posey is hitting .345 this season and he has an OBP of .435. He has collected 48 hits in 139 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .540. The Giants as a unit have 384 base hits, including 78 doubles and 40 homers. San Francisco has walked 131 times this year and they have struck out on 368 occasions. They have had 324 men left on base and have an OPS of .642. They have scored 3.39 runs per game and totaled 166 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants -130
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