Oakland Athletics at San Francisco Giants 8/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Gossett vs. Matt Moore
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Daniel Gossett for the Athletics and Matt Moore for the Giants.
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Oakland opens at +118 while San Francisco opens at -128. The Athletics have a 57-45-4 over/under record and a 54-52-0 run line mark. The Giants are 42-65-0 against the run line and have a 50-48-9 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 57-45-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 54-52-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 50-48-9 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 42-65-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/31/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26) - expected to start Thursday vs. San Francisco
07/28/17 C Josh Phegley Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 60-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/31/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16) - available Wednesday vs. Oakland
07/31/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15) - expected to start Saturday vs. Arizona
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/08/17 3B Ryder Jones Wrist 10-day DL (07/07)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/29/17 P Mark Melancon Arm 10-day DL (06/28)
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 Athletics have a 47-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Gossett has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 5.74 and a WHIP of 1.49. He has 33 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 333 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 345 hitters and walked 130 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 919 base hits and 478 earned runs. They have allowed 128 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 332 batters and struck out 826. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
As a team Oakland is hitting .238, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 102 hits this season in 377 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 115. Yonder Alonso is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 312 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Athletics have 842 hits, including 191 doubles and 146 home runs. Oakland has walked 374 times so far this season and they have struck out 990 times as a unit. They have left 693 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 455 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 40-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.74, Matt Moore has a 3-10 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 100 strikeouts over the 117.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 141 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 334 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 304 batters and walked 150 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1047 base knocks and 501 earned runs this season. They have given up 118 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 332 hitters and struck out 817 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Eduardo Nunez comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .345. He has 101 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 319 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .445 with an OPS+ of 108. Buster Posey is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .413. He has collected 109 hits in 332 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Giants as a unit have 907 base hits, including 190 doubles and 82 homers. San Francisco has walked 308 times this year and they have struck out on 788 occasions. They have had 730 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 3.92 runs per game and totaled 419 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants -128
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