Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks & Predictions 5/25/2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Taylor Clarke vs. Andrew Suarez
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-25, 3rd in NL West) are headed to Oracle Park on Saturday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (21-28, 5th in NL West). The Diamondbacks open this matchup at +105 while the Giants are coming in at -115. The O/U opens at 8.
The Diamondbacks have been decent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 25-25-0 SU. San Francisco covers 42.9% of the time, going 21-28-0 straight up. The Giants have been awful for Las Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 5-1-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 50.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 17-17-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been an inconsistent Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 24-24-2.
The Diamondbacks are covering 53.8% of the time as the visitor, having gone 14-12-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco covers 40.0% of the time at Oracle Park, going 10-15-0 SU.
The Giants have been a decent Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 24-23-2.
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 Taylor Clarke has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 2.00 and a WHIP of 0.89 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 9 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.97. 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 19th 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 4.07.
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 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 53 hits this season in 190 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .547 and an OPS+ of 130. Adam Jones is hitting .265 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 185 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .476. 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 21-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Andrew Suarez has a 0-1 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 4 hits. He's allowing 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 156 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 200 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 406 base knocks and 215 earned runs this season. They have given up 70 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 164 hitters and struck out 432 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Steven Duggar comes into this matchup batting .240 with an OBP of .286. He has 44 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 183 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .350 with an OPS+ of 75. Joe Panik is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 38 hits in 148 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .358. The Giants as a unit have 361 base hits, including 86 doubles and 47 homers. San Francisco has walked 138 times this year and they have struck out on 444 occasions. They have had 295 men left on base and have an OPS of .649. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 186 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +105
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