Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 5/10/2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Dereck Rodriguez
The Cincinnati Reds visit Oracle Park on Friday, May 10, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Luis Castillo for the Reds and Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at -136 and San Francisco at +126. The Reds have a 12-24-1 over/under record and a 20-17-0 run line mark. The Giants are 16-20-0 against the run line and have a 17-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 12-24-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 20-17-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 17-17-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 16-20-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
03/30/19 3B Alex Blandino Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Alex Wood Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Scooter Gennett Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/04/19 C Erik Kratz Hamstring 10-day IL (05/01)
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 15-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 1.97 and a WHIP of 0.97 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 50.1 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He's allowed 5.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 136 hitters and walked 49 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 279 base hits and 126 earned runs. They have allowed 31 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 123 batters and struck out 355. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.44.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .211, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.9 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .227 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 29 hits this season in 128 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 112. Jose Iglesias is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 108 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .417. The Reds have 256 hits, including 45 doubles and 54 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 121 times so far this season and they have struck out 323 times as a unit. They have left 215 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 151 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 16-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.75, Dereck Rodriguez has a 3-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 36 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.30 and they have given up 108 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 132 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 293 base knocks and 153 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 108 hitters and struck out 314 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .282, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .308. He has 26 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 106 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .406 with an OPS+ of 95. Brandon Belt is hitting .229 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 27 hits in 118 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .466. The Giants as a unit have 267 base hits, including 63 doubles and 33 homers. San Francisco has walked 91 times this year and they have struck out on 314 occasions. They have had 206 men left on base and have an OPS of .646. They have scored 3.78 runs per game and totaled 136 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +126
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