Oakland Athletics at San Francisco Giants 7/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Manaea vs. Andrew Suarez
The Oakland Athletics head to AT&T Park on Sunday, July 15, 2018 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Sean Manaea for the Athletics and Andrew Suarez for the Giants.
The odds for this matchup have Oakland at +115 and San Francisco at -125. The Athletics have a 46-41-8 over/under mark and a 48-47-0 run line record. The Giants are 51-45-0 against the run line and have a 45-47-4 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 46-41-8 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 48-47-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 45-47-4 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 51-45-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
07/14/18 2B Jed Lowrie Leg left last game, is "?" Saturday vs San Francisco Giants
07/13/18 DH Khris Davis Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs San Francisco Giants
07/08/18 P Paul Blackburn Elbow 10-day DL (07/07)
07/07/18 RF Matt Joyce Back 10-day DL (07/05)
06/26/18 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (06/24)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 10-day DL (06/04)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/07/18 2B Joe Panik Groin 10-day DL (07/07)
06/20/18 P Hunter Strickland Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
06/14/18 3B Evan Longoria Hand 10-day DL (06/14)
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 Athletics have a 53-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Manaea has a 8-6 record with an earned run average of 3.44 and a WHIP of 0.99 this year. He has 82 strikeouts over his 117.2 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 306 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 327 hitters and walked 130 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 796 base hits and 386 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 276 batters and struck out 699. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team Oakland is hitting .245, good for 14th in the league. The Athletics hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .307. He has 96 hits this season in 380 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .371 and an OPS+ of 89. Jed Lowrie is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 357 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .499. The Athletics have 802 hits, including 179 doubles and 125 home runs. Oakland has walked 301 times so far this season and they have struck out 819 times as a unit. They have left 628 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 439 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 50-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.75, Andrew Suarez has a 3-5 record and a 1.23 WHIP this season. He has 77 strikeouts over the 84 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 84 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 306 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 332 batters and walked 125 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 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 824 base knocks and 382 earned runs this season. They have given up 83 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 310 hitters and struck out 747 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 3.82.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 11th in the league. The Giants hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Andrew McCutchen comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .348. He has 91 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 347 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .415 with an OPS+ of 109. Buster Posey is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 84 hits in 291 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Giants as a unit have 835 base hits, including 170 doubles and 90 homers. San Francisco has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 837 occasions. They have had 696 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.1 runs per game and totaled 394 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants -125
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