Friday, May 5, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Cain vs. Bronson Arroyo
The San Francisco Giants head to Great American Ball Park on Friday, May 5, 2017 to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Cain for the Giants and Bronson Arroyo for the Reds.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at -107 and Cincinnati at -103. The Giants have a 13-16-0 over/under mark and a 11-18-0 run line record. The Reds are 15-12-0 against the run line and have a 16-10-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 13-16-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 11-18-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 16-10-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 15-12-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/03/17 P Johnny Cueto Finger "?" for next scheduled start Sunday vs. Cincinnati Reds
04/29/17 SS Brandon Crawford Groin 10-day DL (04/26)
04/26/17 CF Denard Span Shoulder 10-day DL (4/23)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (4/15)
04/24/17 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)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (4/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 10-day DL (4/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Austin Brice Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 11-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Cain has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.30 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 22 strikeouts over his 27.1 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 81 hitters and walked 36 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 246 base hits and 131 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 87 batters and struck out 238. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .236, good for 23rd in the league. The Giants hold a .347 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .284. He has 20 hits this season in 76 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .434 and an OPS+ of 89. Brandon Belt is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .393. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 100 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .470. The Giants have 234 hits, including 46 doubles and 18 home runs. San Francisco has walked 83 times so far this season and they have struck out 222 times as a unit. They have left 205 men on base and have a team OPS of .641. They score 3.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 100 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 13-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.20, Bronson Arroyo has a 2-2 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 81 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .195 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 133 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 208 base knocks and 126 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 116 hitters and struck out 244 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 12th in the league. The Reds hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .362. He has 25 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 97 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .588 with an OPS+ of 146. Zack Cozart is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .423. He has collected 27 hits in 82 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .549. The Reds as a unit have 231 base hits, including 53 doubles and 38 homers. Cincinnati has walked 82 times this year and they have struck out on 211 occasions. They have had 181 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds -103
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