Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants MLB Tips 4/29/2019
Monday, April 29, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kenta Maeda vs. Jeff Samardzija
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Oracle Park on Monday, April 29, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers and Jeff Samardzija for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -140 and San Francisco at +130. The Dodgers have a 11-17-0 over/under record and a 17-11-0 run line mark. The Giants are 11-16-0 against the run line and have a 10-15-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 11-17-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 17-11-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 10-15-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 11-16-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/28/19 P Rich Hill Knee 10-day IL (03/25); expected to start Sunday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
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 18-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.20 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 27.2 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 92 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 100 hitters and walked 32 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.7 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 4.05. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 221 base hits and 116 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 78 batters and struck out 253. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 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 .256, good for 12th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .420 with an on-base percentage of .500. He has 42 hits this season in 100 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .890 and an OPS+ of 259. 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 84 while his slugging percentage is at .302. The Dodgers have 244 hits, including 42 doubles and 48 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 129 times so far this season and they have struck out 237 times as a unit. They have left 206 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 155 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 11-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Jeff Samardzija has a 2-1 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 27 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 22 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.48 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 86 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.45. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 202 base knocks and 92 earned runs this season. They have given up 29 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 71 hitters and struck out 235 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.14 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .211, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .348 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .272, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.0 hits per contest. Steven Duggar comes into this matchup batting .223 with an OBP of .268. He has 23 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 103 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .359 with an OPS+ of 67. Brandon Belt is hitting .227 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 20 hits in 88 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .489. The Giants as a unit have 188 base hits, including 48 doubles and 23 homers. San Francisco has walked 66 times this year and they have struck out on 232 occasions. They have had 161 men left on base and have an OPS of .620. They have scored 3.15 runs per game and totaled 85 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +130
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