San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 6/20/2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Walker Buehler
Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers (49-25, 1st in NL West) play the San Francisco Giants (31-40, 5th in NL West) at Dodger Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019. The Giants open this matchup at +177 while the Dodgers are coming in at -188. The over/under has been set at 7.
The Giants have been excellent for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 31-40-0 SU. The Dodgers cover 66.2% of the time, going 49-25-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been terrible for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 49-23-0 SU. San Francisco covers 38.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 22-35-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a good Over choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 35-32-4.
San Francisco covers 45.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 16-19-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers cover 76.3% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 29-9-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a solid Under choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 35-36-3.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
6/18/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Finger Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/14/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
6/18/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
6/18/2019 Kenta Maeda SP Hand Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/15/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/13/2019 Corey Seager SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 10
6/2/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
2/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 31-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 3.87 and a WHIP of 1.17 this season. He has 90 strikeouts over his 93 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 236 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 270 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.57. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 614 base hits and 322 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 239 batters and struck out 603. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.66.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .224, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Joe Panik is hitting .240 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 55 hits this season in 229 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .332 and an OPS+ of 76. Steven Duggar is hitting .234 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .277. He has totaled 58 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 248 at bats. His OPS+ is 65 while his slugging percentage is at .343. The Giants have 530 hits, including 123 doubles and 63 home runs. San Francisco has walked 215 times so far this season and they have struck out 622 times as a unit. They have left 445 men on base and have a team OPS of .656. They score 3.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 269 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 49-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.06, Walker Buehler has a 7-1 record and a 0.92 WHIP. He has 84 strikeouts over the 82.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 63 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 214 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.19. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 536 base knocks and 233 earned runs this season. They have given up 83 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 168 hitters and struck out 648 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.07 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 5th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .383. He has 69 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 243 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 143. Cody Bellinger is hitting .355 this season and he has an OBP of .451. He has collected 91 hits in 256 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 198 and a slugging percentage of .699. The Dodgers as a unit have 651 base hits, including 127 doubles and 115 homers. Los Angeles has walked 295 times this year and they have struck out on 578 occasions. They have had 553 men left on base and have an OPS of .808. They have scored 5.16 runs per game and totaled 382 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -188
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