Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 5/12/2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Mahle vs. Madison Bumgarner
The Cincinnati Reds visit Oracle Park on Sunday, May 12, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Tyler Mahle for the Reds and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +120 and San Francisco at -130. The Reds have a 12-26-1 over/under record and a 22-17-0 run line mark. The Giants are 17-21-0 against the run line and have a 18-18-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 12-26-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 22-17-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 18-18-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 17-21-0 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
05/11/19 1B Brandon Belt Rest left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati Reds
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 17-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has a 0-5 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.21 this season. He has 41 strikeouts over his 39 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 119 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 140 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.5 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 3.26. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 289 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 134 batters and struck out 373. They have walked 3.5 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 3.40.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .212, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 34 hits this season in 137 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .547 and an OPS+ of 127. Jose Iglesias is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 117 at bats. His OPS+ is 91 while his slugging percentage is at .410. The Reds have 273 hits, including 49 doubles and 56 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 126 times so far this season and they have struck out 340 times as a unit. They have left 227 men on base and have a team OPS of .678. They score 4.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 161 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 16-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.99, Madison Bumgarner has a 2-4 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 49.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 49 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 119 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 145 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.4 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 4.47. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 316 base knocks and 168 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 121 hitters and struck out 331 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 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 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .221, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Steven Duggar comes into this matchup batting .252 with an OBP of .296. He has 35 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 139 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .360 with an OPS+ of 80. Brandon Crawford is hitting .217 this season and he has an OBP of .299. He has collected 28 hits in 129 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 59 and a slugging percentage of .271. The Giants as a unit have 280 base hits, including 68 doubles and 35 homers. San Francisco has walked 105 times this year and they have struck out on 336 occasions. They have had 223 men left on base and have an OPS of .648. They have scored 3.87 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 -130
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