San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Stratton vs. Clayton Kershaw
The San Francisco Giants head to Dodger Stadium on Sunday, September 24, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Chris Stratton for the Giants and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +305 and Los Angeles at -350. The Giants have a 71-71-12 over/under mark and a 66-88-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 75-78-0 against the run line and have a 64-79-10 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 71-71-12 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 66-88-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 64-79-10 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 75-78-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
09/20/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 60-day DL (08/05)
09/19/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 60-day DL (06/08)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/22/17 P Josh Ravin Hip 60-day DL (09/18)
09/22/17 3B Justin Turner Thumb "?" Saturday vs. San Francisco Giants
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 60-day DL (07/28)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 60-94 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Stratton has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.94 and a WHIP of 1.48. He has 42 strikeouts over his 48 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.05. 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 9.4 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 1,450 base hits and 699 earned runs. They have allowed 174 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 472 batters and struck out 1,178. 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 .320. He has 125 hits this season in 474 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .420 and an OPS+ of 95. Joe Panik is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 141 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 484 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .430. The Giants have 1,307 hits, including 271 doubles and 123 home runs. San Francisco has walked 446 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,148 times as a unit. They have left 1,040 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 605 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 98-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.26, Clayton Kershaw has a 17-4 record and a 0.93 WHIP. He has 194 strikeouts over the 163 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 121 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 430 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 595 batters and walked 171 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 3.43. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,159 base knocks and 523 earned runs this season. They have given up 176 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 426 hitters and struck out 1,481 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 3.68.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 22nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th 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 .414. 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 .274 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 125 hits in 456 at bats while driving in 94 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .601. The Dodgers as a team have 1,278 base knocks, including 293 doubles and 210 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 615 times this season and they have struck out 1,333 times. They have had 1,093 runners left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 4.71 runs per contest and totaled 726 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +305
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