San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks and Tips 9/6/2019
Friday, September 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Tony Gonsolin
Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (92-50, 1st in NL West) play the San Francisco Giants (67-72, 3rd in NL West) at Dodger Stadium on Friday, September 6, 2019. The Giants open this contest at +199 while the Dodgers are coming in at -240. The O/U has been set at 8.
The Giants have been solid for baseball wagerers, having gone 67-72-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 64.8% of the time, going 92-50-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a solid Over option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 67-65-7.
San Francisco is covering 52.1% of the time as the road team, having gone 37-34-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 75.3% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 55-18-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a solid Over option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 68-68-6.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/5/2019 Tony Watson RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
9/4/2019 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/3/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Elbow Out for the season
9/3/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
8/27/2019 Trevor Gott RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/9/2019 Steven Duggar CF Shoulder Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
9/4/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/3/2019 Tyler White 1B Lat Out for the season
9/3/2019 Dustin May SP Head Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
9/1/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Out for the season
8/30/2019 Max Muncy 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/29/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Out for the season
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 67-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 9-11 record with an earned run average of 3.61 and a WHIP of 1.12 this season. He has 128 strikeouts over his 157 innings pitched and he's given up 132 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 508 hitters and walked 189 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,216 base hits and 619 earned runs. They have allowed 199 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 432 batters and struck out 1,167. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .289. He has 137 hits this season in 523 at bats with 79 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .457 and an OPS+ of 94. Brandon Belt is hitting .229 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 458 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .395. The Giants have 1,155 hits, including 269 doubles and 154 home runs. San Francisco has walked 406 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,204 times as a unit. They have left 896 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 609 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 92-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.89, Tony Gonsolin has a 2-1 record and a 0.96 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 28 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 21 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 392 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 473 batters and walked 152 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,076 base knocks and 484 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 328 hitters and struck out 1,311 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .479 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .412. He has 151 hits this year along with 104 RBI in 490 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .651 with an OPS+ of 174. Justin Turner is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .370. He has collected 136 hits in 465 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .518. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,252 base hits, including 268 doubles and 250 homers. Los Angeles has walked 548 times this year and they have struck out on 1,173 occasions. They have had 1,006 men left on base and have an OPS of .819. They have scored 5.51 runs per game and totaled 783 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants (+199)
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