Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks and Tips 6/7/2019
Friday, June 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Jeff Samardzija
Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers (43-20, 1st in NL West) travel to Oracle Park on Friday where they'll take on the San Francisco Giants (25-35, 5th in NL West). The Giants open this matchup at +199 while the Dodgers are priced at -215. The O/U has been set at 7.5.
The Dodgers have been excellent for baseball wagerers, having gone 43-20-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 41.7% of the time, going 25-35-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been excellent for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 43-18-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 36.2% of the time as an underdog, having gone 17-30-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a hot and cold Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 31-29-3.
The Dodgers cover 58.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 18-13-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants cover 35.7% of the time at Oracle Park, going 10-18-0 SU.
The Giants have been a hot and cold Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 30-28-2.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/5/2019 Matt Beaty 1B Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
6/2/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
5/27/2019 Austin Barnes C Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/1/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
2/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
6/5/2019 Buster Posey C Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
6/4/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/29/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 43-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 5-0 record with an earned run average of 3.20 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 55 strikeouts over his 59 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 180 hitters and walked 64 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 466 base hits and 211 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 139 batters and struck out 546. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.78.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .265, good for 3rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 56 hits this season in 206 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 127. Cody Bellinger is hitting .370 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .456. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 219 at bats. His OPS+ is 206 while his slugging percentage is at .721. The Dodgers have 560 hits, including 109 doubles and 99 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 253 times so far this season and they have struck out 487 times as a unit. They have left 463 men on base and have a team OPS of .816. They score 5.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 340 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 25-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.61, Jeff Samardzija has a 3-4 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 62.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 54 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 199 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 238 batters and walked 81 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 519 base knocks and 277 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 195 hitters and struck out 513 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.66.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Joe Panik comes into this matchup batting .242 with an OBP of .321. He has 48 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 198 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .343 with an OPS+ of 80. Steven Duggar is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .286. He has collected 53 hits in 217 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 72 and a slugging percentage of .355. The Giants as a unit have 451 base hits, including 113 doubles and 55 homers. San Francisco has walked 181 times this year and they have struck out on 525 occasions. They have had 374 men left on base and have an OPS of .660. They have scored 3.88 runs per game and totaled 233 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -215
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