San Francisco Giants at Miami Marlins 8/16/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Cain vs. Jose Urena
Marlins Park is the site of the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Cain for the Giants and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
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San Francisco opens at +164 while Miami opens at -174. The Giants have a 56-53-11 over/under record and a 49-71-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 65-52-0 against the run line and have a 60-50-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 56-53-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 49-71-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 60-50-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 65-52-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/15/17 2B Joe Panik Head "?" Tuesday vs. Miami Marlins
08/12/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 10-day DL (08/05)
08/01/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15)
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
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 Miami Marlins Injuries
08/09/17 P Chris O'Grady Oblique 10-day DL (08/08)
08/07/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
08/05/17 P Kyle Barraclough Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
08/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
07/29/17 P Nick Wittgren Elbow 10-day DL (07/27)
07/25/17 SS J.T. Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 47-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Cain has a 3-9 record with an earned run average of 5.22 and a WHIP of 1.68. He has 61 strikeouts over his 108.2 innings pitched and he's given up 138 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 364 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 335 hitters and walked 163 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,160 base hits and 545 earned runs. They have allowed 129 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 368 batters and struck out 918. 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 4.11.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .245, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .406. He has 117 hits this season in 371 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .474 and an OPS+ of 134. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 119 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 370 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .459. The Giants have 1,017 hits, including 217 doubles and 94 home runs. San Francisco has walked 348 times so far this season and they have struck out 877 times as a unit. They have left 815 men on base and have a team OPS of .680. They score 3.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 475 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 57-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.76, Jose Urena has a 10-5 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 82 strikeouts over the 119.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 101 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 409 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 397 batters and walked 194 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 996 base knocks and 524 earned runs this season. They have given up 125 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 446 hitters and struck out 871 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .374. He has 122 hits this year along with 93 RBI in 431 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .640 with an OPS+ of 164. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 135 hits in 446 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Marlins as a unit have 1,062 base hits, including 195 doubles and 142 homers. Miami has walked 336 times this year and they have struck out on 901 occasions. They have had 794 men left on base and have an OPS of .757. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 549 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins -174
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