Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants 8/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Godley vs. Dereck Rodriguez
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks and Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants.
Arizona opens at -110 while San Francisco opens at +100. The Diamondbacks have a 60-65-6 over/under record and a 68-63-0 run line mark. The Giants are 69-64-0 against the run line and have a 59-68-6 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-65-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 68-63-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 59-68-6 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 69-64-0 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
08/27/18 C Buster Posey Hip 10-day DL (08/25)
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 72-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Godley has a 13-7 record with an earned run average of 4.59 and a WHIP of 1.45 this year. He has 157 strikeouts over his 147 innings pitched and he's given up 148 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 383 hitters and walked 160 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.57. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,043 base hits and 470 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 401 batters and struck out 1,166. They have walked 3 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 3.85.
As a team Arizona is hitting .240, good for 25th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. A.J. Pollock is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 85 hits this season in 307 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .518 and an OPS+ of 118. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 143 hits and he has driven in 76 men in 490 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .547. The Diamondbacks have 1,064 hits, including 218 doubles and 144 home runs. Arizona has walked 464 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,179 times as a unit. They have left 889 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 587 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 66-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.30, Dereck Rodriguez has a 6-1 record and a 1.00 WHIP this season. He has 69 strikeouts over the 86 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 64 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 458 batters and walked 176 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 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,148 base knocks and 517 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 427 hitters and struck out 1,041 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Giants hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .331. He has 119 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 454 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 100. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 121 hits in 476 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 1,121 base hits, including 222 doubles and 115 homers. San Francisco has walked 390 times this year and they have struck out on 1,172 occasions. They have had 931 men left on base and have an OPS of .686. They have scored 3.95 runs per game and totaled 525 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -110
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