Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/30/2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Walker Buehler vs. Drew Pomeranz
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Oracle Park on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Walker Buehler for the Dodgers and Drew Pomeranz for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -153 and San Francisco at +143. The Dodgers have a 12-17-0 over/under record and a 18-11-0 run line mark. The Giants are 11-17-0 against the run line and have a 11-15-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 12-17-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 18-11-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 11-15-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 11-17-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/29/19 P Caleb Ferguson Oblique 10-day IL (04/28)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 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 Dodgers have a 19-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Walker Buehler has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 5.25 and a WHIP of 1.17 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 24 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 105 hitters and walked 34 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 230 base hits and 118 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 80 batters and struck out 264. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .427 with an on-base percentage of .500. He has 44 hits this season in 103 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .913 and an OPS+ of 265. Justin Turner is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 96 at bats. His OPS+ is 85 while his slugging percentage is at .302. The Dodgers have 254 hits, including 43 doubles and 49 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 131 times so far this season and they have struck out 244 times as a unit. They have left 211 men on base and have a team OPS of .816. They score 5.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 162 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 11-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.65, Drew Pomeranz has a 1-2 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 24.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.79 and they have given up 77 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 94 batters and walked 27 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 216 base knocks and 101 earned runs this season. They have given up 31 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 76 hitters and struck out 246 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .210, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .346 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .271, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .311. He has 20 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 81 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .383 with an OPS+ of 87. Brandon Belt is hitting .231 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 21 hits in 91 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .484. The Giants as a unit have 194 base hits, including 49 doubles and 24 homers. San Francisco has walked 69 times this year and they have struck out on 242 occasions. They have had 166 men left on base and have an OPS of .617. They have scored 3.21 runs per game and totaled 90 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +143
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