Monday, June 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Junior Guerra
The San Francisco Giants visit Miller Park on Monday, June 5, 2017 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jeff Samardzija for the Giants and Junior Guerra for the Brewers.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +105 and Milwaukee at -115. The Giants have a 25-28-4 over/under record and a 24-33-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 36-20-0 against the run line and have a 32-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 25-28-4 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 24-33-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 32-22-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 36-20-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/31/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 7-day DL (05/30)
05/15/17 RF Hunter Pence Hamstring 10-day DL (05/13)
05/12/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (05/11)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Shoulder 10-day DL (04/20)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
06/03/17 P Matt Garza Chest left last game, "?" for next scheduled start.
05/27/17 LF Ryan Braun Calf 10-day DL (05/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 23-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 1-7 record with an earned run average of 4.63 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 84 strikeouts over his 72 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 155 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 148 hitters and walked 73 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 517 base hits and 237 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 165 batters and struck out 451. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .231, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .351 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .291. He has 40 hits this season in 153 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .405 and an OPS+ of 86. Buster Posey is hitting .341 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .438. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 164 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Giants have 448 hits, including 91 doubles and 42 home runs. San Francisco has walked 162 times so far this season and they have struck out 428 times as a unit. They have left 385 men on base and have a team OPS of .642. They score 3.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 196 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 29-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.84, Junior Guerra has a 1-0 record and a 0.96 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 14.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 8 hits. He allows 4.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 197 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 192 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 508 base knocks and 232 earned runs this season. They have given up 63 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 197 hitters and struck out 447 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Travis Shaw comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .341. He has 59 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 199 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 127. Eric Thames is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .411. He has collected 46 hits in 169 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Brewers as a unit have 485 base hits, including 105 doubles and 78 homers. Milwaukee has walked 193 times this year and they have struck out on 548 occasions. They have had 368 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 281 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +105
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