Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks and Tips 6/8/2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Jeff Samardzija
Oracle Park is the site where Steven Duggar and the San Francisco Giants (25-36, 5th in NL West) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (43-20, 1st in NL West) on Saturday. The Dodgers open this game at -190 while the Giants are coming in at +178. The total opens at 8.
The Dodgers have been terrible for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 43-20-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 41.0% of the time, going 25-36-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been terrible for Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 43-18-0 SU. San Francisco has gone 17-31-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 35.4% of the time.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a good Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 31-29-3.
Los Angeles is covering 58.1% of the time as the visitor, having gone 18-13-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco is covering 35.7% of the time at Oracle Park, going 10-18-0 SU.
The Giants have been a good Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 31-28-2.
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
5/1/2019 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
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 Rich Hill has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 2.25 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 46 strikeouts over his 40 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. 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 3.77.
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. Cody Bellinger is hitting .370 with an on-base percentage of .456. He has 81 hits this season in 219 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .721 and an OPS+ of 206. Max Muncy is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 206 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .505. 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 25-36 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 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 238 batters and walked 82 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 532 base knocks and 284 earned runs this season. They have given up 92 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 199 hitters and struck out 516 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .221, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Steven Duggar comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .283. He has 53 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 220 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .350 with an OPS+ of 70. Joe Panik is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .316. He has collected 48 hits in 202 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 77 and a slugging percentage of .337. The Giants as a unit have 454 base hits, including 113 doubles and 57 homers. San Francisco has walked 182 times this year and they have struck out on 534 occasions. They have had 376 men left on base and have an OPS of .657. They have scored 3.87 runs per game and totaled 236 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -190
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