Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks & Predictions 5/24/2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Drew Pomeranz
Oracle Park is the site where Joe Panik and the San Francisco Giants (21-27, 5th in NL West) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-25, 3rd in NL West) on Friday. The Diamondbacks open this contest at -129 while the Giants are coming in at +119. The total has been set at 7.5.
The Diamondbacks have been inconsistent for MLB bettors, having gone 25-25-0 SU. The Giants cover 43.8% of the time, going 21-27-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been an inconsistent option for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 8-8-0 SU. San Francisco has went 16-26-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 38.1% of the time.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been an inconsistent Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 24-24-2.
The Diamondbacks cover 53.8% of the time on the road, having gone 14-12-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants cover 41.7% of the time at Oracle Park, going 10-14-0 SU.
The Giants have been an inconsistent Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 23-23-2.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/23/19 LF David Peralta Shoulder is questionable Friday vs San Francisco Giants
05/21/19 1B Wilmer Flores Foot 10-day IL (05/20)
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/22/19 P Travis Bergen Shoulder 10-day IL (05/21)
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 25-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.25 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 67 strikeouts over his 52.2 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 182 hitters and walked 70 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 430 base hits and 210 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 162 batters and struck out 450. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
As a team Arizona is hitting .252, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 49 hits this season in 185 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .476 and an OPS+ of 107. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 53 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 190 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .547. The Diamondbacks have 444 hits, including 111 doubles and 69 home runs. Arizona has walked 153 times so far this season and they have struck out 450 times as a unit. They have left 344 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 4.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 246 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 21-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.66, Drew Pomeranz has a 1-4 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 35 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 151 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 190 batters and walked 68 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 395 base knocks and 210 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 161 hitters and struck out 416 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.48.
As a team, they are batting .221, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Joe Panik comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .349. He has 36 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 142 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .352 with an OPS+ of 95. Steven Duggar is hitting .242 this season and he has an OBP of .285. He has collected 43 hits in 178 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 76 and a slugging percentage of .354. The Giants as a unit have 354 base hits, including 84 doubles and 46 homers. San Francisco has walked 132 times this year and they have struck out on 429 occasions. They have had 285 men left on base and have an OPS of .653. They have scored 3.79 runs per game and totaled 182 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -129
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