San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers 7/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ty Blach vs. Rich Hill
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ty Blach for the Giants and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
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San Francisco opens at +233 while Los Angeles opens at -286. The Giants have a 48-46-9 over/under record and a 40-63-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 47-56-0 against the run line and have a 42-55-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 48-46-9 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 40-63-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 42-55-6 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 47-56-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/15/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15)
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/08/17 3B Ryder Jones Wrist 10-day DL (07/07)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/29/17 P Mark Melancon Arm 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/23/17 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (07/24)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 10-day DL (06/25)
06/24/17 P Chris Hatcher Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 40-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ty Blach has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 53 strikeouts over his 106 innings pitched and he's given up 117 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 295 hitters and walked 136 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1010 base hits and 483 earned runs. They have allowed 115 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 308 batters and struck out 791. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .245, good for 25th in the league. The Giants hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .334. He has 93 hits this season in 302 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .417 and an OPS+ of 98. Buster Posey is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .413. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 317 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .498. The Giants have 874 hits, including 185 doubles and 79 home runs. San Francisco has walked 300 times so far this season and they have struck out 756 times as a unit. They have left 711 men on base and have a team OPS of .679. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 407 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 71-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.48, Rich Hill has a 7-4 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 87 strikeouts over the 72.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 57 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.86 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 383 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.12. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 759 base knocks and 317 earned runs this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 268 hitters and struck out 967 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.41.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .348. He has 80 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 301 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .611 with an OPS+ of 144. Corey Seager is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 101 hits in 347 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .499. The Dodgers as a unit have 889 base hits, including 201 doubles and 148 homers. Los Angeles has walked 413 times this year and they have struck out on 887 occasions. They have had 720 men left on base and have an OPS of .800. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 524 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +233
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