Saturday, July 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Moore vs. Chad Kuhl
The San Francisco Giants head to PNC Park on Saturday, July 1, 2017 to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Moore for the Giants and Chad Kuhl for the Pirates.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +117 and Pittsburgh at -127. The Giants have a 37-37-7 over/under mark and a 33-48-0 run line record. The Pirates are 42-37-0 against the run line and have a 35-40-4 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 35-40-4 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 42-37-0 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)
06/24/17 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 Matt Moore has a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 6.04 and a WHIP of 1.61. He has 76 strikeouts over his 89.1 innings pitched and he's given up 109 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.75. 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 9.7 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 4.68. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 791 base hits and 380 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 239 batters and struck out 631. 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 4.11.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .243, good for 25th in the league. The Giants hold a .372 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 678 hits, including 131 doubles and 66 home runs. San Francisco has walked 235 times so far this season and they have struck out 599 times as a unit. They have left 556 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 311 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 37-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.58, Chad Kuhl has a 2-6 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 69.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 81 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 269 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 248 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 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 740 base knocks and 335 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 221 hitters and struck out 584 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 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 24th in the league. The Pirates hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, 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 .296 with an OBP of .377. He has 84 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 284 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .461 with an OPS+ of 120. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 78 hits in 281 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Pirates as a unit have 652 base hits, including 124 doubles and 77 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 270 times this year and they have struck out on 575 occasions. They have had 557 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.25 runs per game and totaled 336 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +117
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