Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Matt Cain
The San Diego Padres visit AT&T Park on Saturday, April 29, 2017 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Jhoulys Chacin for the Padres and Matt Cain for the Giants.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +156 and San Francisco at -166. The Padres have a 12-11-1 over/under record and a 12-12-0 run line mark. The Giants are 9-14-0 against the run line and have a 10-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 12-11-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 12-12-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 10-13-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 9-14-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
04/19/17 P Jarred Cosart Hamstring 10-day DL (4/18)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 10-day DL(3/31)
04/01/17 P Christian Friedric Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/26/17 SS Brandon Crawford Personal expected to miss next 3 games; eligible to return Saturday vs San Diego Padres
04/26/17 CF Denard Span Shoulder 10-day DL (4/23)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (4/15)
04/26/17 P Matt Cain Hamstring is upgraded to expected to start Saturday vs San Diego Padres
04/24/17 2B Aaron Hill Forearm 10-day DL (04/22)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Ribs 10-day DL (4/21)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/02/17 RF Mac Williamson Quad 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 C Trevor Brown Ankle 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 9-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 5.90 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 21 strikeouts over his 29 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.47 and they have given up 69 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 74 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 201 base hits and 114 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 79 batters and struck out 174. They have walked 3.4 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 4.81.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .221, good for 27th in the league. The Padres hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.1 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 31 hits this season in 98 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .582 and an OPS+ of 143. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 88 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Padres have 171 hits, including 29 doubles and 30 home runs. San Diego has walked 62 times so far this season and they have struck out 218 times as a unit. They have left 136 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 3.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 82 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 8-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.42, Matt Cain has a 2-0 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 22.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 17 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 56 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 59 batters and walked 28 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 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 4.31. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 194 base knocks and 97 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 70 hitters and struck out 183 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 25th in the league. The Giants hold a .348 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .284. He has 20 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 76 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .434 with an OPS+ of 91. Brandon Belt is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 19 hits in 80 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .475. The Giants as a unit have 179 base hits, including 35 doubles and 15 homers. San Francisco has walked 67 times this year and they have struck out on 163 occasions. They have had 159 men left on base and have an OPS of .641. They have scored 3.35 runs per game and totaled 77 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants -166
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