San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks 6/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Suarez vs. Patrick Corbin
The San Francisco Giants visit Chase Field on Friday, June 29, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Andrew Suarez for the Giants and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +140 and Arizona at -150. The Giants have a 40-38-3 over/under record and a 43-38-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 44-36-0 against the run line and have a 38-37-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 40-38-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 43-38-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-37-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 44-36-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/20/18 P Hunter Strickland Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
06/14/18 3B Evan Longoria Hand 10-day DL (06/14)
05/29/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (05/30)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
05/01/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (05/01)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/28/18 C Alex Avila Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/28/18 SS Ketel Marte Rest is not in the starting lineup Thursday vs Miami Marlins
06/25/18 P Clay Buchholz Oblique 10-day DL (06/25)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 42-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Suarez has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 4.43 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 61 strikeouts over his 65 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 276 hitters and walked 111 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 688 base hits and 321 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 266 batters and struck out 623. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .254, good for 8th in the league. The Giants hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 76 hits this season in 291 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .430 and an OPS+ of 114. Buster Posey is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 245 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .416. The Giants have 706 hits, including 144 doubles and 81 home runs. San Francisco has walked 247 times so far this season and they have struck out 730 times as a unit. They have left 588 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 331 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 46-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.24, Patrick Corbin has a 6-3 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 129 strikeouts over the 100 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 73 hits. He's allowing 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.53 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 239 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 623 base knocks and 276 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 245 hitters and struck out 696 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .373. He has 76 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 291 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .519 with an OPS+ of 132. David Peralta is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 80 hits in 285 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .509. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 601 base hits, including 120 doubles and 93 homers. Arizona has walked 286 times this year and they have struck out on 739 occasions. They have had 511 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 4.45 runs per game and totaled 356 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -150
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