San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Betting Tips 8/1/2019
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Dereck Rodriguez vs. Jake Arrieta
Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (54-53, 2nd in NL West) are headed to Citizens Bank Park on Thursday where they'll meet the Philadelphia Phillies (56-50, 3rd in NL East). The odds on this contest have the Giants coming in at +170 and the Phillies are at -180. The total has been set at 9.5.
The Giants have been hot and cold for oddsmakers, having gone 54-53-0 SU. Philadelphia covers 52.8% of the time, going 56-50-0 straight up. The Phillies have been an excellent pick for bettors as a favorite, going 41-26-0 SU. The Giants cover 46.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 40-47-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a solid Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 55-47-5.
The Giants cover 53.7% of the time as a visitor, having gone 29-25-0 straight up.
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
Philadelphia covers 58.2% of the time at Citizens Bank Park, going 32-23-0 SU.
The Phillies have been a solid Under play for O/U wagerers, having gone 49-54-3.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/30/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/27/2019 Evan Longoria 3B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
7/30/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/30/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/30/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/28/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/27/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/26/2019 Jay Bruce LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/24/2019 Brad Miller 3B Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/23/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Forearm Out for the season
7/12/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 54-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dereck Rodriguez has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 4.99 and a WHIP of 1.39 this season. He has 42 strikeouts over his 61.1 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 417 hitters and walked 134 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 936 base hits and 471 earned runs. They have allowed 149 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 328 batters and struck out 944. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .266. He has 97 hits this season in 406 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .394 and an OPS+ of 74. Brandon Belt is hitting .235 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 345 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Giants have 865 hits, including 211 doubles and 111 home runs. San Francisco has walked 327 times so far this season and they have struck out 939 times as a unit. They have left 678 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 465 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 56-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.51, Jake Arrieta has a 8-8 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 123.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 133 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 373 batters and walked 154 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.1 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 4.62. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 963 base knocks and 488 earned runs this season. They have given up 178 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 362 hitters and struck out 907 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.05.Related: ACC Preview - SEC Preview - Sports Handicapping - CFB Futures - Ken Thomson / Tony George break down the Season
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .253 with an OBP of .371. He has 98 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 387 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 116. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .396. He has collected 97 hits in 373 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .525. The Phillies as a unit have 892 base hits, including 198 doubles and 136 homers. Philadelphia has walked 381 times this year and they have struck out on 937 occasions. They have had 751 men left on base and have an OPS of .744. They have scored 4.78 runs per game and totaled 507 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies -180
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