San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Zack Godley
The San Francisco Giants visit Chase Field on Sunday, July 1, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Derek Holland for the Giants and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +131 and Arizona at -141. The Giants have a 41-39-3 over/under record and a 45-38-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 45-37-0 against the run line and have a 38-39-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 41-39-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 45-38-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-39-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 45-37-0 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)
06/25/18 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 43-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 79 strikeouts over his 85 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 274 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 279 hitters and walked 111 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 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 4.01. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 709 base hits and 331 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 269 batters and struck out 634. 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 3.79.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .254, good for 7th in the league. The Giants hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th 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 78 hits this season in 299 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .428 and an OPS+ of 113. Buster Posey is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 71 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 250 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .416. The Giants have 724 hits, including 150 doubles and 82 home runs. San Francisco has walked 253 times so far this season and they have struck out 747 times as a unit. They have left 601 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 341 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 47-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.58, Zack Godley has a 9-5 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 87 strikeouts over the 88.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.51 and they have given up 218 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 242 batters and walked 95 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 639 base knocks and 278 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 247 hitters and struck out 710 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, 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 .268 with an OBP of .378. He has 80 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 299 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 134. David Peralta is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 81 hits in 292 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 619 base hits, including 123 doubles and 93 homers. Arizona has walked 292 times this year and they have struck out on 750 occasions. They have had 526 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 361 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -141
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