Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks Against the Spread 5/1/2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu vs. Madison Bumgarner
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Oracle Park on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -129 and San Francisco at +119. The Dodgers have a 12-17-0 over/under record and a 18-11-0 run line mark. The Giants are 12-17-0 against the run line and have a 11-16-2 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 11-16-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 12-17-0 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
04/29/19 P Derek Holland Finger 10-day IL (04/29)
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 19-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.96 and a WHIP of 1.02 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 27.1 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 108 hitters and walked 37 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 241 base hits and 121 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 85 batters and struck out 270. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Justin Turner is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 27 hits this season in 100 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .300 and an OPS+ of 83. Cody Bellinger is hitting .434 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .508. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 106 at bats. His OPS+ is 267 while his slugging percentage is at .906. The Dodgers have 263 hits, including 44 doubles and 49 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 134 times so far this season and they have struck out 248 times as a unit. They have left 219 men on base and have a team OPS of .809. They score 5.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 164 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 12-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.30, Madison Bumgarner has a 1-4 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 37.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.86 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 97 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 225 base knocks and 103 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 79 hitters and struck out 250 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .214, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .349 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .277, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .345. He has 22 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 94 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .479 with an OPS+ of 121. Buster Posey is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 21 hits in 85 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .388. The Giants as a unit have 205 base hits, including 53 doubles and 24 homers. San Francisco has walked 74 times this year and they have struck out on 248 occasions. They have had 177 men left on base and have an OPS of .626. They have scored 3.21 runs per game and totaled 93 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +119
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