Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants 9/12/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Johnny Cueto
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to AT&T Park on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Johnny Cueto for the Giants.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -220 and San Francisco at +203. The Dodgers have a 60-73-10 over/under mark and a 71-72-0 run line record. The Giants are 61-84-0 against the run line and have a 68-65-12 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 60-73-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 71-72-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 68-65-12 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 61-84-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/10/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back "?" Monday vs. San Francisco Giants
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 60-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/12/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 10-day DL (08/05)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 92-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 16-3 record with an earned run average of 2.15 and a WHIP of 0.90. He has 182 strikeouts over his 151 innings pitched and he's given up 109 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 393 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 557 hitters and walked 154 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,078 base hits and 483 earned runs. They have allowed 163 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 396 batters and struck out 1,373. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 3.67.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 111 hits this season in 416 at bats with 83 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .594 and an OPS+ of 141. Justin Turner is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .415. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 410 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .534. The Dodgers have 1,200 hits, including 270 doubles and 195 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 566 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,231 times as a unit. They have left 1,004 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 681 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 56-89 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.43, Johnny Cueto has a 7-7 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 112 strikeouts over the 126 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 130 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 449 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 406 batters and walked 192 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,386 base knocks and 670 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 439 hitters and struck out 1,103 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 25th in the league. The Giants hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Joe Panik comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .344. He has 128 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 454 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .421 with an OPS+ of 102. Denard Span is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 119 hits in 448 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Giants as a unit have 1,231 base hits, including 262 doubles and 116 homers. San Francisco has walked 427 times this year and they have struck out on 1,071 occasions. They have had 986 men left on base and have an OPS of .686. They have scored 3.96 runs per game and totaled 574 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -220
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