Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Bronson Arroyo vs. Ty Blach
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Bronson Arroyo for the Reds and Ty Blach for the Giants.
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Cincinnati opens at +112 while San Francisco opens at -122. The Reds have a 19-13-1 over/under record and a 20-13-0 run line mark. The Giants are 12-22-0 against the run line and have a 15-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 19-13-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 20-13-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 15-17-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 12-22-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (4/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 10-day DL (4/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Austin Brice Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/09/17 P Mark Melancon Elbow 10-day DL (5/9)
04/29/17 SS Brandon Crawford Groin 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 CF Denard Span Shoulder 10-day DL (4/23)
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 Ribs 10-day DL (4/21)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 RF Mac Williamson Quad 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 C Trevor Brown Ankle 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 18-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 6.53 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 22 strikeouts over his 30.1 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 92 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .192 against the bullpen and they've struck out 144 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 251 base hits and 144 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 138 batters and struck out 281. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Reds hold a .460 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .408. He has 33 hits this season in 114 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .623 and an OPS+ of 168. Zack Cozart is hitting .350 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .442. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 100 at bats. His OPS+ is 168 while his slugging percentage is at .580. The Reds have 302 hits, including 64 doubles and 44 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 105 times so far this season and they have struck out 255 times as a unit. They have left 229 men on base and have a team OPS of .792. They score 5.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 172 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 11-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.66, Ty Blach has a 0-2 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 20.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 21 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 96 batters and walked 47 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 310 base knocks and 162 earned runs this season. They have given up 35 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 107 hitters and struck out 279 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .338 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .362 with an OBP of .439. He has 34 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 94 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 160. Brandon Belt is hitting .222 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 26 hits in 117 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .402. The Giants as a unit have 257 base hits, including 54 doubles and 22 homers. San Francisco has walked 98 times this year and they have struck out on 258 occasions. They have had 232 men left on base and have an OPS of .624. They have scored 3.21 runs per game and totaled 109 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +112
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