Oakland Athletics at San Francisco Giants MLB Game Picks 8/13/2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. Shaun Anderson
Oracle Park is the site where Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (58-60, 3rd in NL West) will take on the Oakland Athletics (66-51, 2nd in AL West) on Tuesday.
The Athletics have been very good for wagerers, having gone 66-51-0 SU. The Giants are covering 49.1% of the time, going 58-60-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been a solid Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 54-62-1.
The Athletics are covering 50.9% of the time away from home, having gone 29-28-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants are covering 45.8% of the time at Oracle Park, going 27-32-0 SU.
The Giants have been an inconsistent Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 57-55-6.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
8/7/2019 Josh Phegley C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/5/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
7/31/2019 Ramon Laureano CF Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
7/16/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/10/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/9/2019 Steven Duggar CF Shoulder Out for the season
8/8/2019 Shaun Anderson SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 66-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 3.99 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 67 strikeouts over his 133 innings pitched and he's given up 133 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 378 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 414 hitters and walked 166 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 983 base hits and 483 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 365 batters and struck out 908. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
As a team Oakland is hitting .246, good for 21st in the league. The Athletics hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 131 hits this season in 476 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 125. Matt Chapman is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 427 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .506. The Athletics have 992 hits, including 207 doubles and 183 home runs. Oakland has walked 410 times so far this season and they have struck out 932 times as a unit. They have left 777 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 597 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 58-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.33, Shaun Anderson has a 3-4 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 55 strikeouts over the 82.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He's allowing 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 393 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 447 batters and walked 152 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,027 base knocks and 518 earned runs this season. They have given up 165 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 366 hitters and struck out 1,008 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.50.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .275. He has 109 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 439 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .421 with an OPS+ of 82. Brandon Belt is hitting .231 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 89 hits in 385 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .384. The Giants as a unit have 960 base hits, including 233 doubles and 124 homers. San Francisco has walked 356 times this year and they have struck out on 1,024 occasions. They have had 758 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 4.25 runs per game and totaled 502 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants
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