Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Cain vs. Jaime Garcia
The San Francisco Giants head to Turner Field on Thursday, June 22, 2017 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Cain for the Giants and Jaime Garcia for the Braves.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +126 and Atlanta at -136. The Giants have a 33-33-7 over/under mark and a 29-44-0 run line record. The Braves are 36-34-0 against the run line and have a 39-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 33-33-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 29-44-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 39-29-2 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 36-34-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/21/17 3B Eduardo Nunez Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/19/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (05/11)
06/19/17 P Hunter Strickland Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 06/25 vs. NY Mets)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Shoulder 60-day DL (04/20)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/20/17 P Bartolo Colon Oblique 10-day DL (06/06)
06/19/17 3B Adonis Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/07)
06/19/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
06/19/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (02/25)
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 1B Freddie Freeman Wrist 10-day DL (05/18)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 27-46 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Cain has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 4.99 and a WHIP of 1.69. He has 46 strikeouts over his 74 innings pitched and he's given up 93 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 210 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 196 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 697 base hits and 333 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 212 batters and struck out 568. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 3.97.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .241, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 76 hits this season in 254 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 96. Buster Posey is hitting .341 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .429. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 217 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Giants have 600 hits, including 120 doubles and 59 home runs. San Francisco has walked 211 times so far this season and they have struck out 534 times as a unit. They have left 499 men on base and have a team OPS of .671. They score 3.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 271 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 32-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.59, Jaime Garcia has a 2-5 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 82.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 73 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 200 batters and walked 87 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 624 base knocks and 321 earned runs this season. They have given up 95 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 234 hitters and struck out 483 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 6th in the league. The Braves hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Ender Inciarte comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .354. He has 91 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 298 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .413 with an OPS+ of 101. Nick Markakis is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 77 hits in 268 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .377. The Braves as a unit have 653 base hits, including 128 doubles and 70 homers. Atlanta has walked 209 times this year and they have struck out on 522 occasions. They have had 493 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 327 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves -136
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