San Francisco Giants at Atlanta Braves MLB Picks and Tips 9/22/2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Logan Webb vs. Dallas Keuchel
SunTrust Park is the site where Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves (95-60, 1st in NL East) will play the San Francisco Giants (74-80, 3rd in NL West) on Sunday. The line on this contest has the Giants coming in at +185 and the Braves are at -200. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Giants have been pretty good for baseball bettors, having gone 74-80-0 SU. Atlanta is covering 61.3% of the time, going 95-60-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a dicey Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 74-72-8.
The Giants cover 51.9% of the time as the visitor, having gone 41-38-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves cover 62.0% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 49-30-0 SU.
The Braves have been a dicey Under choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 72-75-8.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/15/2019 Tony Watson RP Wrist Out for the season
9/12/2019 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/7/2019 Zach Green 3B Hip Out for the season
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
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
9/18/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/18/2019 Johan Camargo SS Lower Leg Out for the season
9/17/2019 Charlie Culberson LF Face Out for the season
9/17/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/12/2019 A.J RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/5/2019 Alex Jackson C Knee Out for the season
8/19/2019 Jacob Webb RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 74-80 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Logan Webb has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 6.51 and a WHIP of 1.70 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 27.2 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He's allowed 11.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 511 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 557 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,329 base hits and 675 earned runs. They have allowed 215 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 484 batters and struck out 1,272. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.57.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .288. He has 151 hits this season in 580 at bats with 85 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 90. Brandon Belt is hitting .236 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 509 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .409. The Giants have 1,269 hits, including 290 doubles and 161 home runs. San Francisco has walked 451 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,365 times as a unit. They have left 1,007 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 656 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 95-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.63, Dallas Keuchel has a 8-6 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 83 strikeouts over the 101.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 102 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 532 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 559 batters and walked 241 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,356 base knocks and 646 earned runs this season. They have given up 196 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 536 hitters and struck out 1,328 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Braves hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .392. He has 174 hits this year along with 120 RBI in 584 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 140. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 175 hits in 622 at bats while driving in 101 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .521. The Braves as a unit have 1,373 base hits, including 266 doubles and 241 homers. Atlanta has walked 591 times this year and they have struck out on 1,392 occasions. They have had 1,083 men left on base and have an OPS of .792. They have scored 5.3 runs per game and totaled 822 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants (+185)
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