Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants MLB Tips 5/21/2019
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Shaun Anderson
Oracle Park is the venue where Steven Duggar and the San Francisco Giants (20-25, 5th in NL West) will take on the Atlanta Braves (25-22, 2nd in NL East) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Braves coming in at -125 and the Giants are at +115. The total is set at 8.
The Braves have been solid for wagerers, having gone 25-22-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 44.4% of the time, going 20-25-0 straight up. The Braves have been a very good pick for MLB bettors as the favorite, going 18-11-0 SU. The Giants are covering 38.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 15-24-0 straight up.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves have been a decent Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 24-21-2.
The Braves are covering 52.4% of the time as a visitor, having gone 11-10-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants are covering 42.9% of the time at Oracle Park, going 9-12-0 SU.
The Giants have been a decent Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 22-21-2.
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/15/19 CF Ender Inciarte Back 10-day IL (05/15)
04/30/19 P Chad Sobotka Abdominal 10-day IL (04/29)
04/29/19 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 60-day IL (04/28); is out for season
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 25-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.88 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 56 strikeouts over his 55.2 innings pitched and he's given up 45 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 179 hitters and walked 94 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 391 base hits and 202 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 193 batters and struck out 403. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.65.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .262, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .408. He has 57 hits this season in 179 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .581 and an OPS+ of 160. Ozzie Albies is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 194 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .438. The Braves have 418 hits, including 76 doubles and 63 home runs. Atlanta has walked 175 times so far this season and they have struck out 386 times as a unit. They have left 339 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 4.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 231 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 20-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Shaun Anderson has a 0-0 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 2 hits. He's allowing 3.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 183 batters and walked 61 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 4.49. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 371 base knocks and 200 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 148 hitters and struck out 394 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 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Steven Duggar comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .291. He has 42 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 168 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .369 with an OPS+ of 81. Joe Panik is hitting .252 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 34 hits in 135 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .356. The Giants as a unit have 337 base hits, including 82 doubles and 44 homers. San Francisco has walked 127 times this year and they have struck out on 404 occasions. They have had 273 men left on base and have an OPS of .662. They have scored 3.89 runs per game and totaled 175 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +115
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