Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants 7/25/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jameson Taillon vs. Madison Bumgarner
The Pittsburgh Pirates head to AT&T Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Jameson Taillon for the Pirates and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants.
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The odds for this matchup have Pittsburgh at +137 and San Francisco at -147. The Pirates have a 39-55-5 over/under mark and a 52-47-0 run line record. The Giants are 39-61-0 against the run line and have a 46-45-9 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 39-55-5 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 52-47-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 46-45-9 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 39-61-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
07/22/17 RF Gregory Polanco Hamstring 10-day DL (07/22)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/15/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15)
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)
06/23/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
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 Pirates have a 49-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jameson Taillon has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.08 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 72 strikeouts over his 73 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 333 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 305 hitters and walked 122 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 926 base hits and 416 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 275 batters and struck out 746. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .247, good for 22nd in the league. The Pirates hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 102 hits this season in 349 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .507 and an OPS+ of 132. Josh Harrison is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 361 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Pirates have 832 hits, including 161 doubles and 95 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 343 times so far this season and they have struck out 708 times as a unit. They have left 722 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 421 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 38-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.57, Madison Bumgarner has a 0-4 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 40.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 35 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 305 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 284 batters and walked 133 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 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 979 base knocks and 473 earned runs this season. They have given up 113 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 301 hitters and struck out 767 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 25th in the league. The Giants hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .319 with an OBP of .403. He has 98 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 307 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .492 with an OPS+ of 136. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 90 hits in 295 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .414. The Giants as a unit have 844 base hits, including 174 doubles and 79 homers. San Francisco has walked 287 times this year and they have struck out on 744 occasions. They have had 684 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.91 runs per game and totaled 391 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Pirates +137
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