San Francisco Giants at Boston Red Sox MLB Betting Tips 9/19/2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox (79-71, 3rd in AL East) play the San Francisco Giants (73-78, 3rd in NL West) at Fenway Park on Thursday, September 19, 2019. The odds on this contest have the Giants coming in at +155 and the Red Sox are at -165. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Giants have been solid for bettors, having gone 73-78-0 SU. The Red Sox are covering 52.7% of the time, going 79-71-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a pretty good Over bet for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 72-71-8.
The Giants are covering 52.6% of the time on the road, having gone 40-36-0 straight up.
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Red Sox are covering 48.6% of the time at Fenway Park, going 36-38-0 SU.
The Red Sox have been an excellent Over bet for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 81-65-4.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/17/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/17/2019 Jaylin Davis RF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/17/2019 Buster Posey C Back
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 Boston Red Sox Injuries
9/18/2019 Michael Chavis 1B Oblique Out for the season
9/17/2019 Mookie Betts RF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/17/2019 J.D DH Groin
9/17/2019 Steven Wright RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/17/2019 Heath Hembree RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/17/2019 Sam Travis 1B Head
9/17/2019 David Price SP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/1/2019 Chris Sale SP Elbow Out for the season
8/11/2019 Steve Pearce 1B Knee Out for the season
8/7/2019 Dustin Pedroia 2B Knee Out for the season
11/1/2019 Austin Maddox RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 73-78 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 9-8 record with an earned run average of 3.73 and a WHIP of 1.10 this season. He has 187 strikeouts over his 195.2 innings pitched and he's given up 176 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 506 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 554 hitters and walked 209 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,306 base hits and 661 earned runs. They have allowed 211 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 472 batters and struck out 1,255. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .240, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .397 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. Brandon Belt is hitting .236 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 118 hits this season in 499 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .411 and an OPS+ of 100. Kevin Pillar is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 147 hits and he has driven in 81 men in 569 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Giants have 1,244 hits, including 285 doubles and 160 home runs. San Francisco has walked 442 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,328 times as a unit. They have left 985 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 641 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 79-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.64, Eduardo Rodriguez has a 17-6 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 189 strikeouts over the 185.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 177 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 542 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 709 batters and walked 292 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,313 base knocks and 700 earned runs this season. They have given up 198 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 554 hitters and struck out 1,502 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .469 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .301 with an OBP of .380. He has 163 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 541 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .564 with an OPS+ of 139. Rafael Devers is hitting .310 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 185 hits in 597 at bats while driving in 107 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .553. The Red Sox as a unit have 1,440 base hits, including 327 doubles and 229 homers. Boston has walked 550 times this year and they have struck out on 1,266 occasions. They have had 1,083 men left on base and have an OPS of .810. They have scored 5.58 runs per game and totaled 837 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants (+155)
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