San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks and Tips 5/19/2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Robbie Ray
Joe Panik and the San Francisco Giants (18-25, 5th in NL West) head to Chase Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-20, 2nd in NL West). The moneyline on this game has the Giants priced at +156 and the Diamondbacks are at -166. The over/under has been set at 8.5.
The Giants have been excellent for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 18-25-0 SU. Arizona is covering 55.6% of the time, going 25-20-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been strong for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 8-6-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 36.8% of the time as an underdog, having gone 14-24-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a solid Over pick for over/under bettors, having gone 21-20-2.
San Francisco is covering 40.9% of the time as the visitor, having gone 9-13-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 50.0% of the time at Chase Field, going 11-11-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a solid Over pick for over/under bettors, having gone 23-20-2.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/17/19 3B Evan Longoria Illness is questionable Saturday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
05/09/19 P Drew Pomeranz Shoulder 10-day IL (05/09)
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/15/19 P Zack Greinke Abdominal left last start, is for next start
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 18-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 5.93 and a WHIP of 1.62 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 30.1 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 172 hitters and walked 60 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 362 base hits and 193 earned runs. They have allowed 60 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 139 batters and struck out 375. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .223, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Joe Panik is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 32 hits this season in 128 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .359 and an OPS+ of 91. Steven Duggar is hitting .252 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .295. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 159 at bats. His OPS+ is 81 while his slugging percentage is at .365. The Giants have 321 hits, including 82 doubles and 41 home runs. San Francisco has walked 117 times so far this season and they have struck out 382 times as a unit. They have left 260 men on base and have a team OPS of .659. They score 3.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 164 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 25-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.14, Robbie Ray has a 3-1 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 61 strikeouts over the 48.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 39 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 160 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 158 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 392 base knocks and 189 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 145 hitters and struck out 405 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .350. He has 48 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 167 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .521 with an OPS+ of 125. David Peralta is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 58 hits in 182 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .544. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 419 base hits, including 105 doubles and 65 homers. Arizona has walked 141 times this year and they have struck out on 402 occasions. They have had 316 men left on base and have an OPS of .788. They have scored 5.2 runs per game and totaled 234 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +156
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