Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks and Tips 6/9/2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Walker Buehler vs. Madison Bumgarner
Joe Panik and the San Francisco Giants (26-36, 5th in NL West) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (43-21, 1st in NL West) at Oracle Park on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The Dodgers open this matchup at -134 while the Giants are priced at +124. The O/U is set at 7.5.
The Dodgers have been an excellent option for wagerers, having gone 43-21-0 SU. San Francisco covers 41.9% of the time, going 26-36-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been an excellent option for wagerers as a favorite, going 43-19-0 SU. The Giants are covering 36.7% of the time as an underdog, having gone 18-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a hot and cold Under option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 31-30-3.
The Dodgers are covering 56.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 18-14-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco covers 37.9% of the time at Oracle Park, going 11-18-0 SU.
The Giants have been a hot and cold Under option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 31-29-2.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/7/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Back Probable for Jun 8
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 43-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Walker Buehler has a 6-1 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 69 strikeouts over his 68.1 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.61 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 180 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 473 base hits and 213 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 141 batters and struck out 550. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.76.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .264, good for 3rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 58 hits this season in 209 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .507 and an OPS+ of 129. Cody Bellinger is hitting .365 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .452. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 222 at bats. His OPS+ is 202 while his slugging percentage is at .712. The Dodgers have 566 hits, including 109 doubles and 100 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 255 times so far this season and they have struck out 498 times as a unit. They have left 469 men on base and have a team OPS of .812. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 341 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 26-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.05, Madison Bumgarner has a 3-5 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 79 strikeouts over the 80 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 80 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 209 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 242 batters and walked 83 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 4.63. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 538 base knocks and 285 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 201 hitters and struck out 527 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 4.68.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .366 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. Joe Panik comes into this matchup batting .238 with an OBP of .315. He has 49 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 206 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .335 with an OPS+ of 76. Steven Duggar is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .279. He has collected 53 hits in 223 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 68 and a slugging percentage of .345. The Giants as a unit have 461 base hits, including 113 doubles and 57 homers. San Francisco has walked 184 times this year and they have struck out on 538 occasions. They have had 382 men left on base and have an OPS of .655. They have scored 3.84 runs per game and totaled 238 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -134
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