Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks Against the Spread 8/27/2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Dereck Rodriguez
Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants (65-65, 2nd in NL West) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (65-66, 3rd in NL West) at Oracle Park on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. The Giants open this matchup at -141 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at +131. The total opens at 9.5.
The Diamondbacks have been a dicey bet for baseball wagerers, having gone 65-66-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 50.0% of the time, going 65-65-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 62-62-7.
Arizona is covering 50.7% of the time as a visitor, having gone 35-34-0 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 dicey Under pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 63-61-6.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
8/26/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
8/25/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Back Probable for Aug 26
8/24/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
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
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
8/25/2019 Mike Yastrzemski LF Hand Probable for Aug 26
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 65-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 9-10 record with an earned run average of 4.77 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 109 strikeouts over his 158.1 innings pitched and he's given up 190 hits. He's allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 452 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 459 hitters and walked 192 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 4.42. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 1,146 base hits and 579 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 418 batters and struck out 1,135. 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. Ketel Marte is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 160 hits this season in 498 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .574 and an OPS+ of 142. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .320. He has totaled 136 hits and he has driven in 101 men in 511 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .523. The Diamondbacks have 1,170 hits, including 233 doubles and 190 home runs. Arizona has walked 431 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,080 times as a unit. They have left 898 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 671 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 65-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.26, Dereck Rodriguez has a 5-6 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 75.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 446 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 484 batters and walked 180 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 1,135 base knocks and 582 earned runs this season. They have given up 188 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 413 hitters and struck out 1,104 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 4.61.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
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. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .226 with an OBP of .339. He has 96 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 425 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .384 with an OPS+ of 93. Kevin Pillar is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .288. He has collected 127 hits in 488 at bats while driving in 72 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Giants as a unit have 1,082 base hits, including 257 doubles and 144 homers. San Francisco has walked 389 times this year and they have struck out on 1,126 occasions. They have had 834 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 577 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants (-141)
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