San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 7/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Eric Lauer
The San Francisco Giants head to Petco Park on Monday, July 30, 2018 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Derek Holland for the Giants and Eric Lauer for the Padres.
The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at -118 and San Diego at +108. The Giants have a 49-53-4 over/under mark and a 56-50-0 run line record. The Padres are 48-59-0 against the run line and have a 51-53-3 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 49-53-4 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 56-50-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 51-53-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 48-59-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/27/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee 10-day DL (07/26)
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)
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 San Diego Padres Injuries
07/24/18 P Colten Brewer Oblique 10-day DL (07/23)
06/24/18 P Jordan Lyles Forearm 10-day DL (06/21)
06/21/18 P Bryan Mitchell Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
06/08/18 P Jose Torres Suspension is out for season
05/29/18 CF Franchy Cordero Forearm 10-day DL (05/28)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 52-54 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 5-8 record with an earned run average of 3.92 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 109 strikeouts over his 108 innings pitched and he's given up 98 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 342 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 369 hitters and walked 142 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 908 base hits and 422 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 345 batters and struck out 818. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .249, good for 12th in the league. The Giants hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 92 hits this season in 326 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .396 and an OPS+ of 108. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 380 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .405. The Giants have 910 hits, including 189 doubles and 97 home runs. San Francisco has walked 317 times so far this season and they have struck out 926 times as a unit. They have left 756 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 425 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 42-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.29, Eric Lauer has a 5-7 record and a 1.70 WHIP this season. He has 72 strikeouts over the 81.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He allows 11.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.61 and they have given up 368 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 441 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 940 base knocks and 470 earned runs this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 355 hitters and struck out 899 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .311. He has 99 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 403 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .382 with an OPS+ of 89. Jose Pirela is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .310. He has collected 91 hits in 352 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 82 and a slugging percentage of .352. The Padres as a unit have 829 base hits, including 166 doubles and 92 homers. San Diego has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 1,006 occasions. They have had 655 men left on base and have an OPS of .661. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 396 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants -118
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