Sunday, May 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tim Adleman vs. Jeff Samardzija
The Cincinnati Reds visit AT&T Park on Sunday, May 14, 2017 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Tim Adleman for the Reds and Jeff Samardzija for the Giants.
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The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +130 and San Francisco at -140. The Reds have a 19-15-1 over/under record and a 22-13-0 run line mark. The Giants are 13-24-0 against the run line and have a 16-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 19-15-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 22-13-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 16-19-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 13-24-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
5/11/2017 Nefi Ogando RP Hand Expected to be out until at least May 26
5/9/2017 Brandon Finnegan SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 9
5/9/2017 Sal Romano SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 29
5/8/2017 Andrew McKirahan RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/7/2017 Tony Cingrani RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least May 15
5/3/2017 Anthony DeSclafani SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
4/8/2017 Nick Travieso RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
4/4/2017 Ian Kahaloa SP Suspension Suspended until May 31
3/26/2017 Homer Bailey SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
11/9/2016 Jon Moscot SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
5/13/2017 Steven Duggar RF Hip Expected to be out until at least May 20
5/13/2017 Aaron Hill LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least May 14
5/10/2017 Ian Gardeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 19
5/10/2017 Chase Johnson RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least May 13
5/10/2017 Mark Melancon RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 16
5/10/2017 Albert Suarez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 20
5/6/2017 Heath Quinn RF Wrist Probable for May 13
4/29/2017 Madison Bumgarner SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 9
4/26/2017 Jarrett Parker LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
4/6/2017 Jose Dominguez RP Suspension Suspended until Mar 1, 2018
4/2/2017 Will Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 19-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tim Adleman has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 4.44 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 26 strikeouts over his 26.1 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.04 and they have given up 102 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the bullpen and they've struck out 154 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 274 base hits and 146 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 140 batters and struck out 296. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .261, good for 7th in the league. The Reds hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .403. He has 36 hits this season in 125 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .592 and an OPS+ of 158. Zack Cozart is hitting .336 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .432. He has totaled 37 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 110 at bats. His OPS+ is 160 while his slugging percentage is at .564. The Reds have 320 hits, including 67 doubles and 44 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 115 times so far this season and they have struck out 272 times as a unit. They have left 234 men on base and have a team OPS of .776. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 177 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 13-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.44, Jeff Samardzija has a 0-5 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 55 strikeouts over the 46.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 45 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 109 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 339 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 121 hitters and struck out 303 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 3.82.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .346 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .358 with an OBP of .433. He has 38 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 106 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .566 with an OPS+ of 166. Brandon Belt is hitting .217 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 28 hits in 129 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .411. The Giants as a unit have 291 base hits, including 59 doubles and 27 homers. San Francisco has walked 104 times this year and they have struck out on 281 occasions. They have had 251 men left on base and have an OPS of .633. They have scored 3.24 runs per game and totaled 120 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +130
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