Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants 9/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Walker Buehler vs. Andrew Suarez
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to AT&T Park on Sunday, September 30, 2018 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Walker Buehler for the Dodgers and Andrew Suarez for the Giants.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -140 and San Francisco at +120. The Dodgers have a 71-81-8 over/under mark and a 72-88-0 run line record. The Giants are 79-81-0 against the run line and have a 67-86-7 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 71-81-8 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 72-88-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 67-86-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 79-81-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/18/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 60-day DL (08/25)
09/03/18 P Brock Stewart Oblique 60-day DL (09/03)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 60-day DL (08/17)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
09/22/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee is out for season
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 Dodgers have a 89-71 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Walker Buehler has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 2.76 and a WHIP of 0.98 this year. He has 148 strikeouts over his 130.2 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 613 hitters and walked 197 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,264 base hits and 546 earned runs. They have allowed 177 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 417 batters and struck out 1,539. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .248, good for 17th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 183 hits this season in 620 at bats with 105 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .537 and an OPS+ of 145. Max Muncy is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 383 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .564. The Dodgers have 1,351 hits, including 285 doubles and 228 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 633 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,414 times as a unit. They have left 1,138 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 774 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 73-87 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.22, Andrew Suarez has a 7-12 record and a 1.27 WHIP this season. He has 130 strikeouts over the 158 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 157 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 497 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 554 batters and walked 208 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,353 base knocks and 616 earned runs this season. They have given up 151 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 512 hitters and struck out 1,257 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Evan Longoria comes into this matchup batting .243 with an OBP of .281. He has 115 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 473 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 89. Brandon Crawford is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 135 hits in 526 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Giants as a unit have 1,313 base hits, including 252 doubles and 133 homers. San Francisco has walked 447 times this year and they have struck out on 1,447 occasions. They have had 1,096 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.73 runs per game and totaled 597 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -140
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