Friday, May 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Scott Feldman vs. Johnny Cueto
The Cincinnati Reds head to AT&T Park on Friday, May 12, 2017 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Scott Feldman for the Reds and Johnny Cueto for the Giants.
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The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +149 and San Francisco at -159. The Reds have a 19-13-1 over/under mark and a 20-13-0 run line record. The Giants are 13-22-0 against the run line and have a 16-17-2 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 16-17-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 13-22-0 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 Scott Feldman has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 3.76 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 32 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.99. 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 8th 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 4.58.
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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 9th 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 12-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Johnny Cueto has a 4-2 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 44 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 44 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 107 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 100 batters and walked 49 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 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 321 base knocks and 166 earned runs this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 111 hitters and struck out 286 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .340 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .367 with an OBP of .446. He has 36 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 98 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .561 with an OPS+ of 169. Brandon Belt is hitting .220 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 26 hits in 118 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .398. The Giants as a unit have 268 base hits, including 55 doubles and 23 homers. San Francisco has walked 102 times this year and they have struck out on 266 occasions. They have had 242 men left on base and have an OPS of .628. They have scored 3.29 runs per game and totaled 115 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +149
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