Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks & Predictions 6/28/2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Merrill Kelly vs. Shaun Anderson
Oracle Park is the venue where Joe Panik and the San Francisco Giants (34-45, 5th in NL West) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (41-41, 3rd in NL West) on Friday. The Giants open this contest at -110 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +100. The O/U has been set at 8.
The Diamondbacks have been solid for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 41-41-0 SU. San Francisco covers 43.0% of the time, going 34-45-0 straight up. The Giants have been an excellent choice for bettors as a favorite, going 10-5-0 SU. Arizona has went 25-27-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 48.1% of the time.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a solid Over bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 42-37-3.
Arizona covers 55.8% of the time as the visitor, having gone 24-19-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants cover 41.0% of the time at Oracle Park, going 16-23-0 SU.
The Giants have been a solid Over bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 40-35-4.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
6/25/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/24/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/16/2019 Alex Avila C Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
6/14/2019 Jon Duplantier RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/28/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
6/25/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 27
6/21/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/21/2019 Steven Duggar CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 41-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Merrill Kelly has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.93 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 77 strikeouts over his 94 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 116 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 712 base hits and 357 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 260 batters and struck out 718. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team Arizona is hitting .257, good for 12th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Ketel Marte is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 100 hits this season in 316 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .585 and an OPS+ of 141. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 89 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 315 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .540. The Diamondbacks have 748 hits, including 162 doubles and 120 home runs. Arizona has walked 253 times so far this season and they have struck out 701 times as a unit. They have left 570 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 423 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 34-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.94, Shaun Anderson has a 2-2 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 45.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 46 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 300 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 684 base knocks and 362 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 261 hitters and struck out 678 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 30th in the league. The Giants hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Joe Panik comes into this matchup batting .237 with an OBP of .316. He has 61 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 257 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .335 with an OPS+ of 76. Kevin Pillar is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .260. He has collected 68 hits in 289 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 74 and a slugging percentage of .398. The Giants as a unit have 590 base hits, including 142 doubles and 72 homers. San Francisco has walked 238 times this year and they have struck out on 686 occasions. They have had 486 men left on base and have an OPS of .662. They have scored 3.87 runs per game and totaled 306 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +100
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