Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 5/11/2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Jeff Samardzija
The Cincinnati Reds visit Oracle Park on Saturday, May 11, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds and Jeff Samardzija for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at -120 and San Francisco at +110. The Reds have a 12-25-1 over/under record and a 21-17-0 run line mark. The Giants are 17-20-0 against the run line and have a 18-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 12-25-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 21-17-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 18-17-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 17-20-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
05/10/19 RF Jesse Winker Quad is questionable Friday vs San Francisco Giants
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
05/09/19 C Buster Posey Concussion 7-day IL (05/09)
05/09/19 P Drew Pomeranz Shoulder 10-day IL (05/09)
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 16-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 44 strikeouts over his 37 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 117 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 139 hitters and walked 51 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.35. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 285 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 127 batters and struck out 361. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.43.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .212, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .389 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. Jose Iglesias is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 32 hits this season in 112 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .420 and an OPS+ of 94. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .242 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .336. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 132 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .545. The Reds have 264 hits, including 48 doubles and 56 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 122 times so far this season and they have struck out 334 times as a unit. They have left 218 men on base and have a team OPS of .679. They score 4.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 154 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 16-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.16, Jeff Samardzija has a 2-1 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 37 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 141 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 307 base knocks and 165 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 117 hitters and struck out 325 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.50.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .222 with an OBP of .300. He has 28 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 126 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .278 with an OPS+ of 61. Steven Duggar is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 35 hits in 135 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .370. The Giants as a unit have 276 base hits, including 66 doubles and 35 homers. San Francisco has walked 98 times this year and they have struck out on 324 occasions. They have had 212 men left on base and have an OPS of .652. They have scored 3.97 runs per game and totaled 147 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +110
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