Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants 7/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Williams vs. Jeff Samardzija
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Trevor Williams for the Pirates and Jeff Samardzija for the Giants.
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Pittsburgh opens at +112 while San Francisco opens at -122. The Pirates have a 40-55-5 over/under record and a 53-47-0 run line mark. The Giants are 39-62-0 against the run line and have a 47-45-9 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 40-55-5 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 53-47-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 47-45-9 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 39-62-0 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 50-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Williams has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.74 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 63 strikeouts over his 87.1 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 306 hitters and walked 124 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 4.19. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 935 base hits and 418 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 281 batters and struck out 751. 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 4.13.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Pirates hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 103 hits this season in 354 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .511 and an OPS+ of 132. Josh Harrison is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 102 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 366 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .434. The Pirates have 846 hits, including 164 doubles and 97 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 346 times so far this season and they have struck out 715 times as a unit. They have left 729 men on base and have a team OPS of .723. They score 4.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 431 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 38-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.05, Jeff Samardzija has a 4-11 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 138 strikeouts over the 128.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 139 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 290 batters and walked 135 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 4.7. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 993 base knocks and 479 earned runs this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 304 hitters and struck out 774 batters. They give up a walk 3 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 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 25th 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 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .403. He has 100 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 312 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .490 with an OPS+ of 136. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 92 hits in 300 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .413. The Giants as a unit have 853 base hits, including 175 doubles and 79 homers. San Francisco has walked 293 times this year and they have struck out on 749 occasions. They have had 694 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.9 runs per game and totaled 394 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Pirates +112
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