San Francisco Giants at Baltimore Orioles MLB Picks and Tips 5/31/2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Andrew Cashner
Oriole Park is the venue where Jonathan Villar and the Baltimore Orioles (17-39, 5th in AL East) will take on the San Francisco Giants (21-33, 5th in NL West) on Friday. The odds on this contest have the Giants priced at +100 and the Orioles are at -110. The total has been set at 9.5.
The Giants have been a lousy option for bettors, having gone 21-33-0 SU. The Orioles cover 30.4% of the time, going 17-39-0 straight up. The Orioles have been a lousy option for bettors as a favorite, going 1-2-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 35.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 16-29-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a solid Over choice for over/under bettors, having gone 28-24-2.
The Giants cover 42.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 11-15-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore is covering 25.0% of the time at Oriole Park, going 7-21-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a solid Over choice for over/under bettors, having gone 28-25-3.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
5/29/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/29/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/28/2019 Trevor Gott RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
5/29/2019 Chris Davis 1B Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/27/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/22/2019 Alex Cobb SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 21-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 1-5 record with an earned run average of 6.45 and a WHIP of 1.73 this season. He has 41 strikeouts over his 37.2 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He's allowed 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 217 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 475 base hits and 255 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 177 batters and struck out 466. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .220, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Steven Duggar is hitting .238 with an on-base percentage of .283. He has 48 hits this season in 202 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .347 and an OPS+ of 70. Joe Panik is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 43 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 171 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .363. The Giants have 399 hits, including 98 doubles and 50 home runs. San Francisco has walked 152 times so far this season and they have struck out 485 times as a unit. They have left 332 men on base and have a team OPS of .649. They score 3.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 199 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 17-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.55, Andrew Cashner has a 5-2 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 59.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.98 and they have given up 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 213 batters and walked 107 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.7. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 522 base knocks and 312 earned runs this season. They have given up 117 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 202 hitters and struck out 433 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 5.84.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jonathan Villar comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .316. He has 58 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 224 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .424 with an OPS+ of 98. Trey Mancini is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 62 hits in 210 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .529. The Orioles as a unit have 457 base hits, including 90 doubles and 67 homers. Baltimore has walked 144 times this year and they have struck out on 498 occasions. They have had 366 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.04 runs per game and totaled 226 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +100
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