San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/22/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Rich Hill
The San Francisco Giants visit Dodger Stadium on Friday, September 22, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Jeff Samardzija for the Giants and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +207 and Los Angeles at -225. The Giants have a 71-70-12 over/under record and a 66-87-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 75-76-0 against the run line and have a 64-77-10 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 71-70-12 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 66-87-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 64-77-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 75-76-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/20/2017 Brandon Belt 1B Concussion Out for the season
9/20/2017 Matt Cain SP Personal Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/19/2017 Miguel Gomez 3B Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/13/2017 Heliot Ramos OF Concussion Out for the season
9/10/2017 Mark Melancon RP Forearm Out for the season
9/5/2017 Ian Gardeck RP Elbow Out for the season
8/18/2017 Christian Arroyo 3B Hand Out for the season
8/11/2017 Michael Morse 1B Concussion Out for the season
7/28/2017 Tyler Beede SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
7/1/2017 Joan Gregorio SP Suspension Suspended until Apr 1, 2018
5/16/2017 Chase Johnson RP Elbow Out for the season
4/6/2017 Jose Dominguez RP Suspension Suspended until Mar 1, 2018
4/2/2017 Will Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
9/21/2017 Pedro Baez RP Coach's Decision Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/20/2017 Scott Kazmir SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/20/2017 Corey Seager SS Ankle Probable for Sep 21
9/19/2017 Trevor Oaks SP Oblique Out for the season
9/16/2017 Brandon McCarthy SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/8/2017 Franklin Gutierrez LF Back Out for the season
9/8/2017 Adam Liberatore RP Forearm Out for the season
9/1/2017 Grant Dayton RP Elbow Out for the season
8/9/2017 Ronny Brito Leg Out for the season
6/27/2017 Julio Urias SP Shoulder Out for the season
5/26/2017 Andrew Toles LF Knee Out for the season
2/15/2017 Yimi Garcia RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 60-93 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 9-14 record with an earned run average of 4.42 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 197 strikeouts over his 197.1 innings pitched and he's given up 196 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 465 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 430 hitters and walked 207 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,445 base hits and 695 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 469 batters and struck out 1,170. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .248, good for 23rd in the league. The Giants hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Denard Span is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .321. He has 125 hits this season in 473 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .421 and an OPS+ of 96. Joe Panik is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 140 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 481 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .430. The Giants have 1,299 hits, including 271 doubles and 122 home runs. San Francisco has walked 444 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,135 times as a unit. They have left 1,032 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 3.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 603 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 96-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Rich Hill has a 10-8 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 147 strikeouts over the 122.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 92 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 426 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 586 batters and walked 168 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,144 base knocks and 518 earned runs this season. They have given up 174 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 419 hitters and struck out 1,456 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.15 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Justin Turner comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .413. He has 142 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 442 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .534 with an OPS+ of 148. Cody Bellinger is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 123 hits in 448 at bats while driving in 90 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .600. The Dodgers as a team have 1,266 base knocks, including 290 doubles and 207 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 608 times this season and they have struck out 1,318 times. They have had 1,080 runners left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 4.72 runs per contest and totaled 717 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +207
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