San Francisco Giants at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Picks and Tips 4/24/2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Clay Buchholz
The San Francisco Giants visit Rogers Centre on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Drew Pomeranz for the Giants and Clay Buchholz for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +110 and Toronto at -120. The Giants have a 7-14-2 over/under record and a 9-14-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 13-10-0 against the run line and have a 10-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 7-14-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 9-14-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 10-13-0 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 13-10-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
04/21/19 P Aaron Sanchez Finger left last game, is questionable next start
04/21/19 P Matt Shoemaker Knee 10-day IL (04/21); is out for season
04/16/19 P Ryan Borucki Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
04/03/19 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day IL (04/02)
03/31/19 P Clayton Richard Knee 10-day IL (03/31)
03/28/19 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 LF Jonathan Davis Ankle 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 9-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 4.82 and a WHIP of 1.61 this season. He has 23 strikeouts over his 18.2 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He's allowed 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.23 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 73 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.22. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 168 base hits and 73 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 61 batters and struck out 202. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.12 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .209, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .332 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .270, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.8 hits per game. Steven Duggar is hitting .242 with an on-base percentage of .276. He has 22 hits this season in 91 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .396 and an OPS+ of 78. Brandon Belt is hitting .213 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 75 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .453. The Giants have 157 hits, including 41 doubles and 16 home runs. San Francisco has walked 54 times so far this season and they have struck out 202 times as a unit. They have left 137 men on base and have a team OPS of .602. They score 2.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 67 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 11-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Clay Buchholz has a 0-0 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 10.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 63 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .199 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 99 batters and walked 34 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.34. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 164 base knocks and 76 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 85 hitters and struck out 211 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.76.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 22nd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Teoscar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .227 with an OBP of .314. He has 17 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 75 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .360 with an OPS+ of 84. Freddy Galvis is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 28 hits in 89 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .528. The Blue Jays as a unit have 176 base hits, including 39 doubles and 24 homers. Toronto has walked 67 times this year and they have struck out on 230 occasions. They have had 133 men left on base and have an OPS of .683. They have scored 4.13 runs per game and totaled 95 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +110
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