San Francisco Giants at Oakland Athletics 7/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Sean Manaea
Oakland Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, July 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Johnny Cueto for the Giants and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
San Francisco opens at +125 while Oakland opens at -135. The Giants have a 46-49-4 over/under record and a 52-47-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 50-48-0 against the run line and have a 47-43-8 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 46-49-4 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 52-47-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 47-43-8 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 50-48-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/21/18 1B Brandon Belt Paternity List is upgraded to "?" Saturday vs Oakland Athletics
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
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)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 51-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.36 and a WHIP of 1.02 this year. He has 35 strikeouts over his 42 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He's allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.62 and they have given up 319 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 348 hitters and walked 129 batters. 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 3.97. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 847 base hits and 393 earned runs. They have allowed 85 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 318 batters and struck out 774. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.82.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Giants hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 87 hits this season in 303 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .406 and an OPS+ of 111. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 355 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .414. The Giants have 858 hits, including 176 doubles and 93 home runs. San Francisco has walked 302 times so far this season and they have struck out 863 times as a unit. They have left 714 men on base and have a team OPS of .712. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 404 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 55-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Sean Manaea has a 9-6 record and a 1.00 WHIP this season. He has 83 strikeouts over the 123.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 99 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 345 batters and walked 136 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 819 base knocks and 396 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 284 hitters and struck out 725 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 15th in the league. The Athletics hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .356. He has 103 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 365 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .488 with an OPS+ of 134. Marcus Semien is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .306. He has collected 100 hits in 394 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .371. The Athletics as a unit have 825 base hits, including 185 doubles and 127 homers. Oakland has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 846 occasions. They have had 649 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 450 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -135
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