San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres MLB Picks and Tips 7/3/2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Shaun Anderson vs. Eric Lauer
Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (37-47, 5th in NL West) head to Petco Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the San Diego Padres (42-42, 4th in NL West). The Giants open this game at +135 while the Padres are coming in at -145. The total is set at 8.5.
The Giants have been an awful play for bettors, having gone 37-47-0 SU. The Padres cover 50.0% of the time, going 42-42-0 straight up. The Padres have been a decent option for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 23-21-0 SU. The Giants cover 38.2% of the time as an underdog, having gone 26-42-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a solid Over choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 43-37-4.
The Giants cover 46.3% of the time on the road, having gone 19-22-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres cover 51.1% of the time at Petco Park, going 23-22-0 SU.
The Padres have been a solid Over choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 41-35-8.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/1/2019 Steven Duggar CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
7/1/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
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
7/1/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
7/1/2019 Jose Castillo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/28/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
6/28/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/25/2019 Dinelson Lamet SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
6/25/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/18/2019 Travis Jankowski CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/17/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Leg Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
2/19/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 37-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shaun Anderson has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 51.1 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 274 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 310 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 727 base hits and 378 earned runs. They have allowed 116 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 274 batters and struck out 716. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .228, good for 30th in the league. The Giants hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .267. He has 74 hits this season in 309 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 79. Joe Panik is hitting .235 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 64 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 272 at bats. His OPS+ is 73 while his slugging percentage is at .327. The Giants have 639 hits, including 157 doubles and 79 home runs. San Francisco has walked 254 times so far this season and they have struck out 719 times as a unit. They have left 518 men on base and have a team OPS of .674. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 339 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 42-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.22, Eric Lauer has a 5-7 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 85.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 90 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 308 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 344 batters and walked 102 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 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 732 base knocks and 379 earned runs this season. They have given up 116 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 219 hitters and struck out 735 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The Padres hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .351. He has 97 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 324 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .469 with an OPS+ of 119. Manny Machado is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 86 hits in 312 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .513. The Padres as a unit have 686 base hits, including 124 doubles and 129 homers. San Diego has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 815 occasions. They have had 504 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.54 runs per game and totaled 381 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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