San Francisco Giants at Cincinnati Reds Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 5/6/2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Anthony DeSclafani
The San Francisco Giants visit Great American Ball Park on Monday, May 6, 2019 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Drew Pomeranz for the Giants and Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +126 and Cincinnati at -136. The Giants have a 14-17-2 over/under record and a 14-19-0 run line mark. The Reds are 18-15-0 against the run line and have a 9-23-1 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 14-17-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 14-19-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 9-23-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 18-15-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/04/19 C Erik Kratz Hamstring 10-day IL (05/01)
05/04/19 3B Evan Longoria Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati Reds
04/29/19 P Derek Holland Finger 10-day IL (04/29)
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
03/30/19 3B Alex Blandino Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Alex Wood Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Scooter Gennett Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 14-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.36 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 28.2 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 119 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 263 base hits and 132 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 98 batters and struck out 287. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .219, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .351 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .277, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 24 hits this season in 97 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .381 and an OPS+ of 87. Brandon Belt is hitting .220 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 109 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .450. The Giants have 240 hits, including 58 doubles and 27 home runs. San Francisco has walked 81 times so far this season and they have struck out 285 times as a unit. They have left 196 men on base and have a team OPS of .628. They score 3.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 112 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 14-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.48, Anthony DeSclafani has a 1-1 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 104 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 117 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 252 base knocks and 111 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 110 hitters and struck out 308 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.40.
As a team, they are batting .212, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. Eugenio Suarez comes into this matchup batting .221 with an OBP of .310. He has 25 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 113 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .478 with an OPS+ of 103. Jose Iglesias is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 28 hits in 91 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Reds as a unit have 228 base hits, including 43 doubles and 47 homers. Cincinnati has walked 105 times this year and they have struck out on 294 occasions. They have had 189 men left on base and have an OPS of .676. They have scored 3.94 runs per game and totaled 130 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds -136
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