San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Taijuan Walker
The San Francisco Giants head to Chase Field on Saturday, August 26, 2017 to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The expected starting pitchers are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and Taijuan Walker for the Diamondbacks.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at -112 and Arizona at +102. The Giants have a 60-58-11 over/under mark and a 54-75-0 run line record. The Diamondbacks are 69-59-0 against the run line and have a 57-64-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-58-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 54-75-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 57-64-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 69-59-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/23/17 RF Hunter Pence Hamstring "?" Friday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
08/16/17 2B Joe Panik Concussion 7-day DL (08/16)
08/12/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 10-day DL (08/05)
08/01/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15)
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/23/17 C Jeff Mathis Hand 10-day DL (08/23)
07/31/17 SS Chris Owings Finger 60-day DL (07/31)
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Groin 60-day DL (06/03)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 10-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 60-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 52-77 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 2.87 and a WHIP of 1.06. He has 74 strikeouts over his 78.1 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 364 hitters and walked 173 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,241 base hits and 582 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 394 batters and struck out 989. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .249, good for 21st in the league. The Giants hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .406. He has 126 hits this season in 397 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 132. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 127 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 403 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .459. The Giants have 1,111 hits, including 236 doubles and 100 home runs. San Francisco has walked 377 times so far this season and they have struck out 944 times as a unit. They have left 885 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 4.03 runs per contest and have scored a total of 520 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 70-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.66, Taijuan Walker has a 6-7 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 107 strikeouts over the 120.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 117 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 364 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 388 batters and walked 150 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,051 base knocks and 467 earned runs this season. They have given up 140 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 401 hitters and struck out 1,159 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .425. He has 142 hits this year along with 98 RBI in 452 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .586 with an OPS+ of 152. David Peralta is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 125 hits in 413 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .465. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,096 base hits, including 253 doubles and 162 homers. Arizona has walked 443 times this year and they have struck out on 1,167 occasions. They have had 885 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 614 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +102
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