San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants Baseball Betting Tips 8/29/2019
Thursday, August 29, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Paddack vs. Dereck Rodriguez
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (61-70, 4th in NL West) are headed to Oracle Park on Thursday where they'll take on the San Francisco Giants (65-67, 3rd in NL West). The Giants open this matchup at +105 while the Padres are priced at -115. The total opens at 8.5.
The Padres have been a dicey option for wagerers, having gone 61-70-0 SU. San Francisco covers 49.2% of the time, going 65-67-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a pretty good Under bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 60-61-10.
The Padres are covering 46.9% of the time as the road team, having gone 30-34-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco covers 45.3% of the time at Oracle Park, going 29-35-0 SU.
The Giants have been a dicey Under bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 64-62-6.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/24/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/23/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/23/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/20/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
8/16/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
8/10/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/10/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
8/7/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/27/2019 Trevor Gott RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/26/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/24/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Elbow Out for the season
8/9/2019 Steven Duggar CF Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 61-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Paddack has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.84 and a WHIP of 1.03 this season. He has 121 strikeouts over his 117.1 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 542 hitters and walked 162 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,142 base hits and 588 earned runs. They have allowed 175 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 361 batters and struck out 1,162. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
As a team San Diego is hitting .243, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 128 hits this season in 485 at bats with 74 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 110. Eric Hosmer is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 143 hits and he has driven in 85 men in 505 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .448. The Padres have 1,062 hits, including 185 doubles and 190 home runs. San Diego has walked 392 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,268 times as a unit. They have left 797 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 575 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 65-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.26, Dereck Rodriguez has a 5-6 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 75.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 455 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 488 batters and walked 183 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,153 base knocks and 589 earned runs this season. They have given up 190 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 419 hitters and struck out 1,115 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .226 with an OBP of .339. He has 97 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 429 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .382 with an OPS+ of 92. Kevin Pillar is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .289. He has collected 129 hits in 493 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .454. The Giants as a unit have 1,096 base hits, including 259 doubles and 144 homers. San Francisco has walked 394 times this year and they have struck out on 1,140 occasions. They have had 850 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 583 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants (+105)
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