Monday, May 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon McCarthy vs. Matt Cain
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants on Monday, May 15, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers and Matt Cain for the Giants.
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Los Angeles opens at -115 while San Francisco opens at +105. The Dodgers have a 15-21-3 over/under record and a 15-24-0 run line mark. The Giants are 14-24-0 against the run line and have a 16-20-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15-21-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15-24-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 16-20-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 14-24-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/12/17 P Kenta Maeda Hamstring 10-day DL (5/11)
05/11/17 CF Andrew Toles Knee 10-day DL (5/10); out for season
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Hip 60-day DL (3/30)
05/08/17 P Brandon McCarthy Shoulder 10-day DL (5/5)
05/06/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL (5/5)
04/19/17 2B Logan Forsythe Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 10-day DL (4/18)
04/17/17 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (4/16)
03/31/17 P Josh Ravin Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (2/15)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/13/17 RF Hunter Pence Leg "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati Reds
05/12/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (5/11)
05/09/17 P Mark Melancon Elbow 10-day DL (5/9)
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 Dodgers have a 22-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 3.10 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 25 strikeouts over his 29 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.78 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 145 hitters and walked 42 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.14. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 281 base hits and 115 earned runs. They have allowed 33 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 107 batters and struck out 361. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.11.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .262, good for 6th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 38 hits this season in 134 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 127. Justin Turner is hitting .357 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .434. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 126 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .476. The Dodgers have 326 hits, including 77 doubles and 39 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 142 times so far this season and they have struck out 300 times as a unit. They have left 259 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 185 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 14-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.54, Matt Cain has a 2-1 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 27 strikeouts over the 35.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 109 batters and walked 56 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9 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 4.48. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 347 base knocks and 172 earned runs this season. They have given up 37 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 125 hitters and struck out 310 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 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 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .347 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 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 .220 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 29 hits in 132 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .432. The Giants as a unit have 297 base hits, including 59 doubles and 29 homers. San Francisco has walked 106 times this year and they have struck out on 286 occasions. They have had 261 men left on base and have an OPS of .634. They have scored 3.24 runs per game and totaled 123 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +105
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