Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants MLB Game Picks 8/26/2019
Monday, August 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Young vs. Tyler Beede
Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (64-65, 2nd in NL West) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (64-66, 3rd in NL West) at Oracle Park on Monday, August 26, 2019. The Giants open this contest at -130 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +120. The total is set at 9.5.
The Diamondbacks have been hot and cold for wagerers, having gone 64-66-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 49.6% of the time, going 64-65-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a decent Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 62-61-7.
Arizona is covering 50.0% of the time as the away team, having gone 34-34-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants cover 46.8% of the time at Oracle Park, going 29-33-0 SU.
The Giants have been a decent Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 63-60-6.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/25/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Back Probable for Aug 25
8/24/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/23/2019 Robbie Ray SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/17/2019 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
8/15/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/12/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/24/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Elbow Out for the season
8/14/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
8/9/2019 Steven Duggar CF Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 64-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Young has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.04 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 37 strikeouts over his 49 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 449 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 456 hitters and walked 190 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,139 base hits and 577 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 412 batters and struck out 1,126. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
As a team Arizona is hitting .256, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .321. He has 135 hits this season in 506 at bats with 100 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .520 and an OPS+ of 111. Ketel Marte is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 157 hits and he has driven in 76 men in 493 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .572. The Diamondbacks have 1,161 hits, including 231 doubles and 188 home runs. Arizona has walked 427 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,069 times as a unit. They have left 890 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 666 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 64-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.82, Tyler Beede has a 3-7 record and a 1.63 WHIP. He has 85 strikeouts over the 86.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 102 hits. He's allowing 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 445 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 479 batters and walked 178 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,128 base knocks and 578 earned runs this season. They have given up 186 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 409 hitters and struck out 1,097 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .288. He has 126 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 484 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .452 with an OPS+ of 93. Brandon Belt is hitting .227 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 96 hits in 422 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .386. The Giants as a unit have 1,074 base hits, including 255 doubles and 143 homers. San Francisco has walked 385 times this year and they have struck out on 1,121 occasions. They have had 827 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 572 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants (-130)
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