Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants 4/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Ty Blach
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to AT&T Park on Sunday, April 29, 2018 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Ty Blach for the Giants.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -122 and San Francisco at +112. The Dodgers have a 14-12-0 over/under mark and a 15-11-0 run line record. The Giants are 16-9-0 against the run line and have a 11-14-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 14-12-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15-11-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 11-14-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 16-9-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/28/18 LF Matt Kemp Quad is "?" Saturday vs San Francisco Giants
04/26/18 P Alex Wood Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/19/18 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (04/15)
04/15/18 2B Logan Forsythe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/15)
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 3B Justin Turner Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/27/18 P Josh Osich Wrist 10-day DL (04/27)
04/20/18 LF Hunter Pence Thumb 10-day DL (04/20)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
03/29/18 P Mark Melancon Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Madison Bumgarner Hand 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Will Smith Elbow 10-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 11-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.10 and a WHIP of 1.48 this year. He has 31 strikeouts over his 20.1 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 89 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 105 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 203 base hits and 91 earned runs. They have allowed 27 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 71 batters and struck out 257. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.44.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .241, good for 15th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .409. He has 24 hits this season in 76 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .566 and an OPS+ of 170. Cody Bellinger is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 92 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .446. The Dodgers have 204 hits, including 47 doubles and 22 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 92 times so far this season and they have struck out 212 times as a unit. They have left 178 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 108 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 12-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.31, Ty Blach has a 1-3 record and a 1.53 WHIP this season. He has 16 strikeouts over the 31.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 85 batters and walked 36 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 193 base knocks and 91 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 90 hitters and struck out 196 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 21st in the league. The Giants hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .333. He has 22 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 79 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 106. Joe Panik is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 24 hits in 90 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .389. The Giants as a unit have 199 base hits, including 31 doubles and 27 homers. San Francisco has walked 67 times this year and they have struck out on 235 occasions. They have had 171 men left on base and have an OPS of .667. They have scored 3.28 runs per game and totaled 82 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +112
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