San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres MLB Picks and Tips 7/26/2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Joey Lucchesi
Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (52-51, 3rd in NL West) head to Petco Park on Friday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (48-53, 4th in NL West). The Giants open this game at +135 while the Padres are coming in at -145. The over/under has been set at 8.
The Giants have been inconsistent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 52-51-0 SU. The Padres cover 47.5% of the time, going 48-53-0 straight up. The Padres have been an inconsistent play for wagerers as favorites, going 24-27-0 SU. San Francisco is covering 46.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 39-45-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a terrible Under option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 54-44-5.
The Giants cover 54.0% of the time on the road, having gone 27-23-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres cover 46.0% of the time at Petco Park, going 23-27-0 SU.
The Padres have been a less than ideal Over option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 46-47-8.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/18/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/16/2019 Evan Longoria 3B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/21/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
7/24/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/21/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
7/21/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/20/2019 Jose Castillo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/12/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/4/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/2/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
6/28/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 52-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 96 strikeouts over his 110.1 innings pitched and he's given up 101 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 350 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 405 hitters and walked 130 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 904 base hits and 455 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 315 batters and struck out 909. 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 .237, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .396 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 .244 with an on-base percentage of .273. He has 95 hits this season in 389 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .404 and an OPS+ of 79. Brandon Belt is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 334 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .401. The Giants have 833 hits, including 202 doubles and 108 home runs. San Francisco has walked 312 times so far this season and they have struck out 902 times as a unit. They have left 648 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 4.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 453 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 48-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.27, Joey Lucchesi has a 7-5 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 99 strikeouts over the 105.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 94 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 365 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 417 batters and walked 121 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 874 base knocks and 454 earned runs this season. They have given up 141 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 264 hitters and struck out 889 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.30.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 23rd in the league. The Padres hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .335. He has 113 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 396 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .437 with an OPS+ of 105. Manny Machado is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 101 hits in 376 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .508. The Padres as a unit have 827 base hits, including 145 doubles and 153 homers. San Diego has walked 305 times this year and they have struck out on 976 occasions. They have had 623 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 448 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +135
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