San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 5/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ty Blach vs. Vince Velasquez
The San Francisco Giants head to Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, May 10, 2018 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Ty Blach for the Giants and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +126 and Philadelphia at -136. The Giants have a 18-18-0 over/under mark and a 22-14-0 run line record. The Phillies are 17-18-0 against the run line and have a 17-15-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 18-18-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 22-14-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 17-15-3 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 17-18-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/09/18 RF Mac Williamson Concussion 10-day DL (04/28)
05/01/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 P Mark Melancon Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/28/18 2B Joe Panik Thumb 10-day DL (04/28)
04/27/18 P Josh Osich Wrist 10-day DL (04/27)
04/20/18 LF Hunter Pence Thumb 10-day DL (04/20)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Madison Bumgarner Hand 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/30/18 P Victor Arano Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (04/29)
04/29/18 SS J.P. Crawford Forearm 10-day DL (04/29)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/30/18 P Pat Neshek Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 P Mark Leiter Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 19-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ty Blach has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.38 this year. He has 22 strikeouts over his 45 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 126 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 111 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 293 base hits and 140 earned runs. They have allowed 32 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 126 batters and struck out 266. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .250, good for 11th in the league. The Giants hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .419. He has 33 hits this season in 111 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 162. Buster Posey is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 108 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .426. The Giants have 309 hits, including 54 doubles and 35 home runs. San Francisco has walked 109 times so far this season and they have struck out 337 times as a unit. They have left 258 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 3.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 143 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 20-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.14, Vince Velasquez has a 2-4 record and a 1.40 WHIP this season. He has 38 strikeouts over the 35 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 129 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 270 base knocks and 123 earned runs this season. They have given up 29 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 119 hitters and struck out 306 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .394. He has 35 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 128 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .422 with an OPS+ of 127. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .423. He has collected 32 hits in 117 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .487. The Phillies as a unit have 277 base hits, including 59 doubles and 38 homers. Philadelphia has walked 146 times this year and they have struck out on 345 occasions. They have had 243 men left on base and have an OPS of .720. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 162 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies -136
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