San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 4/2/2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
The San Francisco Giants visit Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +172 and Los Angeles at -182. The Giants have a 0-4-0 over/under record and a 1-3-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 2-2-0 against the run line and have a 0-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 1-3-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 2-2-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/01/19 3B Evan Longoria Calf is questionable Monday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
03/25/19 P Clayton Kershaw Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Rich Hill Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 1-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 2.57 and a WHIP of 0.86 this season. He has 9 strikeouts over his 7 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He's allowed 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.50 and they have given up 14 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .292 against the bullpen and they've struck out 13 hitters and walked 3 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 2.45. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 30 base hits and 9 earned runs. They have allowed 2 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 10 batters and struck out 31. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 2.98.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .177, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .266 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .250, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 5.5 hits per game. Evan Longoria is hitting .364 with an on-base percentage of .417. He has 4 hits this season in 11 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .636 and an OPS+ of 171. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .231 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .231. He has totaled 3 hits and he has driven in 1 man in 13 at bats. His OPS+ is 57 while his slugging percentage is at .385. The Giants have 22 hits, including 8 doubles and 1 home run. San Francisco has walked 8 times so far this season and they have struck out 36 times as a unit. They have left 23 men on base and have a team OPS of .516. They score 1.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 5 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 3-1 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.50, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 1-0 record and a 0.67 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 4 hits. He's allowing 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.16 and they have given up 22 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .282 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 17 batters and walked 6 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 39 base knocks and 22 earned runs this season. They have given up 8 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 10 hitters and struck out 36 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .327, good for 2nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .647 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .439, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 12.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .500 with an OBP of .524. He has 10 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 20 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of 1.100 with an OPS+ of 303. Justin Turner is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .421. He has collected 4 hits in 15 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .267. The Dodgers as a unit have 50 base hits, including 7 doubles and 14 homers. Los Angeles has walked 27 times this year and they have struck out on 29 occasions. They have had 37 men left on base and have an OPS of 1.086. They have scored 10.5 runs per game and totaled 42 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -182
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