San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks and Tips 6/21/2019
Friday, June 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Taylor Clarke
Chase Field is the venue where Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (38-37, 3rd in NL West) will play the San Francisco Giants (31-41, 5th in NL West) on Friday. The Diamondbacks open this contest at -135 while the Giants are priced at +125. The over/under opens at 9.
The Giants have been a terrible pick for bettors, having gone 31-41-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 50.7% of the time, going 38-37-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been a great option for wagerers as a favorite, going 15-11-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 37.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 22-36-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a dicey Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 36-32-4.
The Giants are covering 44.4% of the time away from home, having gone 16-20-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 43.8% of the time at Chase Field, going 14-18-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a dicey Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 37-35-3.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
6/19/2019 Steven Duggar CF Back Probable for Jun 20
6/18/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Finger Probable for Jun 20
6/14/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
6/16/2019 Alex Avila C Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
6/14/2019 Jon Duplantier RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/13/2019 Jake Lamb 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 27
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/27/2019 Luke Weaver SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/23/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
3/28/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 31-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 3.96 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 61 strikeouts over his 72.2 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 240 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 273 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 627 base hits and 331 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 240 batters and struck out 610. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .223, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Steven Duggar is hitting .234 with an on-base percentage of .277. He has 58 hits this season in 248 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .343 and an OPS+ of 65. Joe Panik is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 232 at bats. His OPS+ is 75 while his slugging percentage is at .328. The Giants have 534 hits, including 124 doubles and 65 home runs. San Francisco has walked 215 times so far this season and they have struck out 631 times as a unit. They have left 447 men on base and have a team OPS of .655. They score 3.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 271 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 38-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.34, Taylor Clarke has a 1-2 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 25 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 269 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 258 batters and walked 104 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 660 base knocks and 321 earned runs this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 230 hitters and struck out 654 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .344. He has 83 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 291 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .553 with an OPS+ of 128. Ketel Marte is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 89 hits in 299 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .569. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 687 base hits, including 150 doubles and 115 homers. Arizona has walked 228 times this year and they have struck out on 644 occasions. They have had 518 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 389 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +125
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