Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants 8/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Chris Stratton
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit AT&T Park on Monday, August 27, 2018 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks and Chris Stratton for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at -137 and San Francisco at +127. The Diamondbacks have a 60-63-6 over/under record and a 67-62-0 run line mark. The Giants are 67-64-0 against the run line and have a 59-66-6 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-63-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 67-62-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 59-66-6 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 67-64-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/13/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder is out for season
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/25/18 C Buster Posey Hip is out for season
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 71-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 10-4 record with an earned run average of 3.17 and a WHIP of 1.03 this season. He has 198 strikeouts over his 161.2 innings pitched and he's given up 128 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 355 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 382 hitters and walked 159 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,032 base hits and 468 earned runs. They have allowed 140 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 397 batters and struck out 1,150. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team Arizona is hitting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. A.J. Pollock is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 85 hits this season in 303 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 121. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .398. He has totaled 142 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 483 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .547. The Diamondbacks have 1,051 hits, including 217 doubles and 143 home runs. Arizona has walked 462 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,166 times as a unit. They have left 880 men on base and have a team OPS of .723. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 582 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 64-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.37, Chris Stratton has a 8-7 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 83 strikeouts over the 107.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 122 hits. He's allowing 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 429 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 453 batters and walked 174 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,138 base knocks and 516 earned runs this season. They have given up 126 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 422 hitters and struck out 1,026 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 18th in the league. The Giants hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .333. He has 118 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 448 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .413 with an OPS+ of 102. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 120 hits in 471 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .416. The Giants as a unit have 1,113 base hits, including 221 doubles and 114 homers. San Francisco has walked 386 times this year and they have struck out on 1,156 occasions. They have had 925 men left on base and have an OPS of .689. They have scored 3.97 runs per game and totaled 520 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -137
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