Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 9/11/2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Musgrove vs. Logan Webb
Oracle Park is the venue where Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (69-75, 3rd in NL West) will play the Pittsburgh Pirates (63-81, 5th in NL Central) on Wednesday. The Pirates open this matchup at +100 while the Giants are coming in at -110. The O/U has been set at 8.5.
The Pirates have been dicey for MLB wagerers, having gone 63-81-0 SU. The Giants are covering 47.9% of the time, going 69-75-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a rough Under play for O/U wagerers, having gone 83-56-5.
The Pirates are covering 44.4% of the time away from home, having gone 32-40-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco is covering 43.5% of the time at Oracle Park, going 30-39-0 SU.
The Giants have been a solid Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 70-67-7.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
9/9/2019 Starling Marte CF Wrist Probable for Sep 10
9/9/2019 Chris Stratton RP Side Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/9/2019 Keone Kela RP Paternity List Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/8/2019 Jason Martin LF Shoulder Out for the season
9/6/2019 Joe Musgrove SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
9/4/2019 Chris Archer SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/4/2019 Gregory Polanco RF Shoulder Out for the season
8/29/2019 Nick Burdi RP Biceps Out for the season
8/14/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Out for the season
8/8/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Out for the season
3/28/2019 Edgar Santana RP Elbow Out for the season
3/1/2019 Chad Kuhl SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/9/2019 Will Smith RP Back Probable for Sep 10
9/9/2019 Tony Watson RP Wrist Out for the season
9/9/2019 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/8/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/7/2019 Zach Green 3B Hip Out for the season
9/7/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
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 Pirates have a 63-81 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joe Musgrove has a 9-12 record with an earned run average of 4.67 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 136 strikeouts over his 154.1 innings pitched and he's given up 156 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 546 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 609 hitters and walked 256 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 1,335 base hits and 718 earned runs. They have allowed 210 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 505 batters and struck out 1,274. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Pirates hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Josh Bell is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 143 hits this season in 512 at bats with 114 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .574 and an OPS+ of 143. Starling Marte is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 159 hits and he has driven in 82 men in 539 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .503. The Pirates have 1,340 hits, including 286 doubles and 157 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 390 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,087 times as a unit. They have left 988 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 687 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 69-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.50, Logan Webb has a 1-1 record and a 1.78 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 18 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 13 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 482 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 523 batters and walked 197 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 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 4.43. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,253 base knocks and 639 earned runs this season. They have given up 207 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 450 hitters and struck out 1,201 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 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .287. He has 141 hits this year along with 80 RBI in 542 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .450 with an OPS+ of 92. Brandon Belt is hitting .231 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 109 hits in 471 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Giants as a unit have 1,186 base hits, including 274 doubles and 155 homers. San Francisco has walked 425 times this year and they have struck out on 1,253 occasions. They have had 933 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 619 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants (-110)
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