Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Zack Wheeler
The San Francisco Giants head to Citi Field on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Jeff Samardzija for the Giants and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +109 and New York at -119. The Giants have a 15-17-0 over/under mark and a 11-21-0 run line record. The Mets are 11-19-0 against the run line and have a 20-7-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 15-17-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 11-21-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 20-7-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 11-19-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/29/17 SS Brandon Crawford Groin 10-day DL (04/26)
04/26/17 CF Denard Span Shoulder 10-day DL (4/23)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (4/15)
04/24/17 2B Aaron Hill Forearm 10-day DL (04/22)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Ribs 10-day DL (4/21)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/02/17 RF Mac Williamson Quad 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 C Trevor Brown Ankle 10-day DL (03/30)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/07/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Wrist "?" Monday vs. San Francisco Giants
05/07/17 P Matt Harvey Suspension expected to miss 3 games
05/06/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist 10-day DL (5/3)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Back 60-day DL (5/1)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (4/27)
04/21/17 1B Lucas Duda Elbow 10-day DL (4/20)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 11-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 0-4 record with an earned run average of 5.03 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 46 strikeouts over his 39.1 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.00 and they have given up 94 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 94 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 286 base hits and 152 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 103 batters and struck out 263. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .230, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .341 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .356 with an on-base percentage of .434. He has 31 hits this season in 87 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .460 and an OPS+ of 141. Brandon Belt is hitting .234 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 111 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .423. The Giants have 250 hits, including 53 doubles and 19 home runs. San Francisco has walked 91 times so far this season and they have struck out 239 times as a unit. They have left 222 men on base and have a team OPS of .631. They score 3.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 105 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 14-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.78, Zack Wheeler has a 1-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 25 strikeouts over the 26.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 122 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 120 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 294 base knocks and 149 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 106 hitters and struck out 275 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 27th in the league. The Mets hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .364. He has 32 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 114 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .588 with an OPS+ of 149. Michael Conforto is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .417. He has collected 26 hits in 80 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 174 and a slugging percentage of .625. The Mets as a unit have 235 base hits, including 49 doubles and 44 homers. New York has walked 113 times this year and they have struck out on 223 occasions. They have had 188 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 152 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -119
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