Sunday, July 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Trevor Williams
The San Francisco Giants visit PNC Park on Sunday, July 2, 2017 to play the Pittsburgh Pirates. The probable starters are Jeff Samardzija for the Giants and Trevor Williams for the Pirates.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -122 and Pittsburgh at +112. The Giants have a 38-37-7 over/under record and a 34-48-0 run line mark. The Pirates are 42-38-0 against the run line and have a 36-40-4 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 38-37-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 34-48-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 36-40-4 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 42-38-0 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 31-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 3-9 record with an earned run average of 4.63 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 117 strikeouts over his 105 innings pitched and he's given up 107 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 249 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 231 hitters and walked 108 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 4.69. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 801 base hits and 385 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 244 batters and struck out 637. They have walked 3 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 .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Giants hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 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 .341 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .418. He has totaled 85 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 249 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .526. The Giants have 696 hits, including 133 doubles and 68 home runs. San Francisco has walked 240 times so far this season and they have struck out 606 times as a unit. They have left 567 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 324 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 37-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.82, Trevor Williams has a 3-3 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 65.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 66 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 248 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 758 base knocks and 348 earned runs this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 226 hitters and struck out 591 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.21.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 24th in the league. The Pirates hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Josh Harrison comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .376. He has 85 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 288 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 119. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 80 hits in 283 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Pirates as a unit have 662 base hits, including 127 doubles and 77 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 275 times this year and they have struck out on 581 occasions. They have had 567 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 341 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants -122
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