San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 8/28/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Jhoulys Chacin
The San Francisco Giants head to Petco Park on Monday, August 28, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Jeff Samardzija for the Giants and Jhoulys Chacin for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at -101 and San Diego at -109. The Giants have a 60-60-11 over/under mark and a 56-75-0 run line record. The Padres are 69-60-0 against the run line and have a 66-55-8 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-60-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 56-75-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 66-55-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 69-60-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/27/17 CF Denard Span Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
08/12/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 10-day DL (08/05)
08/01/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15)
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/05/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 60-day DL (05/20)
07/28/17 P Jarred Cosart Side 60-day DL (06/06)
07/22/17 SS Erick Aybar Foot 10-day DL (07/22)
07/01/17 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (07/01)
06/24/17 P Miguel Diaz Forearm 60-day DL (06/22)
06/01/17 P Christian Friedrich Side 60-day DL (03/30)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (04/23)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 52-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 8-12 record with an earned run average of 4.67 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 170 strikeouts over his 167.2 innings pitched and he's given up 177 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 395 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 369 hitters and walked 174 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,253 base hits and 588 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 398 batters and struck out 1,003. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Giants hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 126 hits this season in 405 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 128. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 413 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .453. The Giants have 1,124 hits, including 239 doubles and 101 home runs. San Francisco has walked 378 times so far this season and they have struck out 959 times as a unit. They have left 893 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 524 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 57-72 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.10, Jhoulys Chacin has a 11-9 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 121 strikeouts over the 147 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 132 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 386 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 472 batters and walked 169 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,116 base knocks and 587 earned runs this season. They have given up 175 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 439 hitters and struck out 1,062 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.58.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .323. He has 107 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 457 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .446 with an OPS+ of 102. Manuel Margot is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .316. He has collected 105 hits in 384 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .432. The Padres as a unit have 1,001 base hits, including 181 doubles and 157 homers. San Diego has walked 367 times this year and they have struck out on 1,206 occasions. They have had 824 men left on base and have an OPS of .697. They have scored 3.84 runs per game and totaled 496 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants -101
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