San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/3/2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Ross Stripling
The San Francisco Giants visit Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Derek Holland for the Giants and Ross Stripling for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +199 and Los Angeles at -215. The Giants have a 0-5-0 over/under record and a 2-3-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 2-3-0 against the run line and have a 0-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 0-5-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 2-3-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 0-5-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 2-3-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/01/19 3B Evan Longoria Calf is upgraded to probable 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 2-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 5 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.12 and they have given up 15 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 15 hitters and walked 4 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 .267 with an on-base percentage of .313. He has 4 hits this season in 15 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 98. Brandon Belt is hitting .200 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .294. He has totaled 3 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 15 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .467. 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 3-2 overall mark this year. Ross Stripling has a 0-0 record and a 0.75 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He's allowing 5.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.65 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .292 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 21 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 .458 with an OBP of .480. He has 11 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 24 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .958 with an OPS+ of 259. Justin Turner is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .435. He has collected 5 hits in 18 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .278. 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?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -215
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