San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/27/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Stratton vs. Patrick Corbin
The San Francisco Giants visit Chase Field on Sunday, August 27, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Chris Stratton for the Giants and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +178 and Arizona at -190. The Giants have a 60-59-11 over/under record and a 55-75-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 69-60-0 against the run line and have a 57-65-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-59-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 55-75-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 57-65-7 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 69-60-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
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 52-78 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Stratton has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.98 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 23 strikeouts over his 31.2 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.6. 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 4.08.
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 19th 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 .316 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 408 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .458. 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 71-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.09, Patrick Corbin has a 11-11 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 146 strikeouts over the 152 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 175 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.06. 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 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,056 base knocks and 469 earned runs this season. They have given up 141 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 408 hitters and struck out 1,171 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 18th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, 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 143 hits this year along with 98 RBI in 455 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .585 with an OPS+ of 152. David Peralta is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 126 hits in 414 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .466. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,106 base hits, including 253 doubles and 162 homers. Arizona has walked 447 times this year and they have struck out on 1,179 occasions. They have had 894 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.82 runs per game and totaled 617 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +178
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