Miami Marlins at San Francisco Giants Baseball Betting Tips 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Elieser Hernandez vs. Johnny Cueto
Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (71-77, 3rd in NL West) host the Miami Marlins (51-96, 5th in NL East) at Oracle Park on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Giants open this contest at -185 while the Marlins are coming in at +174. The over/under has been set at 8.
The Marlins have been an inconsistent bet for baseball wagerers, having gone 51-96-0 SU. The Giants are covering 48.0% of the time, going 71-77-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a dicey Under choice for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 70-68-9.
Miami is covering 31.9% of the time away from home, having gone 22-47-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco is covering 43.8% of the time at Oracle Park, going 32-41-0 SU.
The Giants have been a dicey Under choice for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 71-69-8.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
9/14/2019 Garrett Cooper 1B Knee Probable for Sep 14
9/11/2019 Austin Brice RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/11/2019 Jordan Yamamoto SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 23
9/9/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/9/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/9/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/5/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/3/2019 Brian Anderson 3B Finger Out for the season
8/8/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/13/2019 Jaylin Davis RF Wrist Probable for Sep 14
9/13/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/13/2019 Will Smith RP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/12/2019 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/9/2019 Tony Watson RP Wrist Out for the season
9/7/2019 Zach Green 3B Hip Out for the season
9/6/2019 Trevor Gott RP Elbow Out for the season
9/3/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Elbow Out for the season
8/9/2019 Steven Duggar CF Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 51-96 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 5.24 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 76 strikeouts over his 77.1 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 477 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 511 hitters and walked 239 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,196 base hits and 688 earned runs. They have allowed 219 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 555 batters and struck out 1,255. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.92.
As a team Miami is hitting .240, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Garrett Cooper is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 107 hits this season in 381 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .446 and an OPS+ of 109. Starlin Castro is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .296. He has totaled 154 hits and he has driven in 78 men in 577 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Marlins have 1,191 hits, including 232 doubles and 127 home runs. Miami has walked 360 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,345 times as a unit. They have left 942 men on base and have a team OPS of .666. They score 3.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 546 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 71-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Johnny Cueto has a 1-0 record and a 0.40 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 2 hits. He's allowing 1.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 491 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 539 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,281 base knocks and 652 earned runs this season. They have given up 209 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 459 hitters and struck out 1,232 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .288. He has 146 hits this year along with 80 RBI in 558 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .446 with an OPS+ of 91. Brandon Belt is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 114 hits in 486 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .405. The Giants as a unit have 1,215 base hits, including 279 doubles and 157 homers. San Francisco has walked 430 times this year and they have struck out on 1,292 occasions. They have had 958 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 630 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants (-185)
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