Thursday, June 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Paolo Espino
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Johnny Cueto for the Giants and Paolo Espino for the Brewers.
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San Francisco opens at -138 while Milwaukee opens at +128. The Giants have a 27-29-4 over/under record and a 25-35-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 38-21-0 against the run line and have a 33-24-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 27-29-4 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 25-35-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 33-24-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 38-21-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/31/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 7-day DL (05/30)
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 60-day DL (04/20)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
06/07/17 P Matt Garza Shoulder expected to miss next scheduled start Thursday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/05/17 3B Travis Shaw Paternity List out indefinitely
05/27/17 LF Ryan Braun Calf 10-day DL (05/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 24-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 4.38 and a WHIP of 1.24. He has 77 strikeouts over his 76 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 160 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 157 hitters and walked 74 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 544 base hits and 251 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 170 batters and struck out 474. They have walked 2.8 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 3.76.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .233, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .352 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .298. He has 42 hits this season in 163 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .411 and an OPS+ of 89. Buster Posey is hitting .349 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 175 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .509. The Giants have 475 hits, including 93 doubles and 45 home runs. San Francisco has walked 175 times so far this season and they have struck out 445 times as a unit. They have left 405 men on base and have a team OPS of .647. They score 3.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 212 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 31-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Paolo Espino has a 0-0 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 3 strikeouts over the 4 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 5 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 204 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 201 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 531 base knocks and 237 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 208 hitters and struck out 468 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 14th in the league. The Brewers hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .364. He has 51 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 186 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 121. Eric Thames is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .407. He has collected 48 hits in 179 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 158 and a slugging percentage of .587. The Brewers as a unit have 507 base hits, including 109 doubles and 81 homers. Milwaukee has walked 200 times this year and they have struck out on 575 occasions. They have had 385 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 291 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers +128
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