Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants 9/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Newcomb vs. Dereck Rodriguez
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the San Francisco Giants on Monday, September 10, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Sean Newcomb for the Braves and Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants.
Atlanta opens at -130 while San Francisco opens at +120. The Braves have a 68-69-5 over/under record and a 72-70-0 run line mark. The Giants are 72-71-0 against the run line and have a 60-76-7 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 68-69-5 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 72-70-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-76-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 72-71-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
08/08/18 P Max Fried Groin 10-day DL (08/08)
07/31/18 P Peter Moylan Ribs 60-day DL (07/31)
07/14/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 60-day DL (07/14)
06/28/18 P Brandon McCarthy Knee 10-day DL (06/28)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 60-day DL (06/20)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
09/09/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee is questionable Sunday vs Milwaukee Brewers
08/30/18 C Buster Posey Hip 60-day DL (08/25)
08/30/18 CF Steve Duggar Shoulder 10-day DL (08/29); 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 60-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 Braves have a 78-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Newcomb has a 11-8 record with an earned run average of 3.92 and a WHIP of 1.35 this year. He has 140 strikeouts over his 149.1 innings pitched and he's given up 127 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 450 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 491 hitters and walked 227 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 1,103 base hits and 532 earned runs. They have allowed 136 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 536 batters and struck out 1,245. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .259, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 167 hits this season in 548 at bats with 83 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .502 and an OPS+ of 139. Nick Markakis is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 172 hits and he has driven in 88 men in 552 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Braves have 1,279 hits, including 280 doubles and 160 home runs. Atlanta has walked 436 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,117 times as a unit. They have left 1,003 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 671 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 68-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.41, Dereck Rodriguez has a 6-2 record and a 1.05 WHIP this season. He has 78 strikeouts over the 97 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 451 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 496 batters and walked 189 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,212 base knocks and 553 earned runs this season. They have given up 139 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 463 hitters and struck out 1,128 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .347. He has 100 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 386 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .425 with an OPS+ of 110. Brandon Crawford is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 121 hits in 470 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Giants as a unit have 1,185 base hits, including 232 doubles and 124 homers. San Francisco has walked 411 times this year and they have struck out on 1,286 occasions. They have had 985 men left on base and have an OPS of .680. They have scored 3.87 runs per game and totaled 554 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +120
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