Friday, June 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Gerrit Cole
The San Francisco Giants head to PNC Park on Friday, June 30, 2017 to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The expected starting pitchers are Johnny Cueto for the Giants and Gerrit Cole for the Pirates.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +110 and Pittsburgh at -120. The Giants have a 37-37-7 over/under mark and a 33-48-0 run line record. The Pirates are 41-37-0 against the run line and have a 35-39-4 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 37-37-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 33-48-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 35-39-4 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 41-37-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/29/17 P Mark Melancon Arm 10-day DL (06/28)
06/28/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (06/28)
06/28/17 RF Hunter Pence Undisclosed "?" Friday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
06/24/17 3B Eduardo Nunez Hamstring 10-day DL (06/23)
06/23/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
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 Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
06/23/17 C Francisco Cervelli Concussion 7-day DL (06/22)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 07/18 vs. Milwaukee)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 30-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 4.20 and a WHIP of 1.29. He has 93 strikeouts over his 100.2 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 246 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 228 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 783 base hits and 379 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 624. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .243, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 76 hits this season in 254 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 96. Buster Posey is hitting .344 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .422. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 244 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .529. The Giants have 671 hits, including 131 doubles and 64 home runs. San Francisco has walked 232 times so far this season and they have struck out 593 times as a unit. They have left 553 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 306 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 36-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.11, Gerrit Cole has a 6-6 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 79 strikeouts over the 96.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 96 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 244 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 722 base knocks and 333 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 216 hitters and struck out 572 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.21.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 25th in the league. The Pirates hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Josh Harrison comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .374. He has 82 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 278 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .464 with an OPS+ of 119. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 75 hits in 276 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .486. The Pirates as a unit have 636 base hits, including 121 doubles and 74 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 264 times this year and they have struck out on 560 occasions. They have had 546 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.23 runs per game and totaled 326 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +110
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