Saturday, June 3, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Ben Lively
The San Francisco Giants head to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, June 3, 2017 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Johnny Cueto for the Giants and Ben Lively for the Phillies.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at -130 and Philadelphia at +120. The Giants have a 24-27-4 over/under mark and a 23-32-0 run line record. The Phillies are 22-29-0 against the run line and have a 29-20-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 24-27-4 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 23-32-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 29-20-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 22-29-0 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 Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
05/23/17 LF Daniel Nava Hamstring 10-day DL (05/21)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 22-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 4.37 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 68 strikeouts over his 70 innings pitched and he's given up 68 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 147 hitters and walked 72 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 499 base hits and 232 earned runs. They have allowed 52 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 164 batters and struck out 437. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 3.75.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .349 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .348 with an on-base percentage of .445. He has 54 hits this season in 155 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .529 and an OPS+ of 163. Brandon Crawford is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .290. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 146 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Giants have 425 hits, including 85 doubles and 42 home runs. San Francisco has walked 149 times so far this season and they have struck out 414 times as a unit. They have left 362 men on base and have a team OPS of .635. They score 3.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 183 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 17-34 overall mark this year. Ben Lively is making his season debut for the Phillies. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 154 batters and walked 78 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 476 base knocks and 248 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 165 hitters and struck out 362 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 5.02.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The Phillies hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Aaron Altherr comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .388. He has 43 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 144 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .549 with an OPS+ of 149. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 58 hits in 206 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .413. The Phillies as a unit have 414 base hits, including 92 doubles and 53 homers. Philadelphia has walked 156 times this year and they have struck out on 432 occasions. They have had 322 men left on base and have an OPS of .705. They have scored 4.02 runs per game and totaled 205 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +120
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