Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 8/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+175) San Francisco (-233)
Zac Gallen and the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-78, 5th in NL West) head to Oracle Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (71-41, 1st in NL West). The Diamondbacks open this matchup at +175 while the Giants are coming in at -233. The O/U has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Zac Gallen and Alex Wood.
The Diamondbacks have tallied 203 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 98 baseballs out of the stadium. Arizona has a slugging % of .373 and have struck out 1,027 times, while being walked on 388 occasions. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are earning 4.1 runs per game, which is 24th in baseball. They have accumulated 439 RBI's as well as 885 hits over the course of the season, while their average at the plate is .232. They have earned a total of 464 runs scored and hold an OBP of .308.
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The Diamondbacks hold a team earned run average of 5.34 this year (29th in the league), and the staff has struck out 887 hitters. They have walked 380 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.86 as a unit for the year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.33 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.45. Diamondbacks pitchers have given up 163 home runs in addition to 642 runs (30th in baseball).
Diamondbacks pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 97 times and also have had 103 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have recorded 48 holds so far this season (22nd in the league). The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 41.7% and stepped onto the hill in 86 save situations. They have earned 15 saves over the course of the season and have blown 21 of their 36 save chances. The relievers have inherited 144 runners on the campaign with 33.3% of them crossed the plate. The Diamondbacks have sent 390 relievers to the mound on the campaign.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have earned 2,955 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 967 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .983 which has them sitting 20th in baseball, and have accumulated 712 double plays. The Diamondbacks have turned 67.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of 8,865 innings on the field, which has them sitting 28th in professional baseball.
Gallen (7-14 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 3.84 while he has faced 900 batters in the major leagues. He has given up 171 hits (7.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 91 walks. His ERA is 3.32 (79 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.222. Gallen has taken the ball for 214 innings and is sitting with 253 punch outs thus far in his career.
The San Francisco Giants have compiled a team OBP of .326 and a team batting average of .244 so far this year. They have been called out on strikes on 1,048 instances (7th in baseball) and have recorded 918 hits. San Francisco has compiled 169 home runs over the course of the season as well as 524 RBIs. The Giants have a team slugging % of .436 and they are earning 4.90 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have hit 176 doubles, while taking a walk 423 times as well as earning 549 runs.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.123 with a FIP of 3.72 as a pitching staff for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.29 (974 strikeouts vs 296 walks). They rank 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 826. They have yielded 114 home runs and they relinquish 3.77 runs per 9 innings (3rd in MLB). The San Francisco pitching staff have relinquished 419 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.35 (372 earned runs relinquished).
With 133 save situations, the Giants have 69 holds and 21 blown saves. San Francisco has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 61 save chances and they have earned 40 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 127 times in high leverage situations in addition to 76 occasions with base runners. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 39.6% out of their 106 inherited base runners. They are ranked 7th in the league holding a save percentage of 65.6%, and they have sent 391 relievers to the mound this season.
In 8,997 innings on the diamond, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 72.1% (1st in pro baseball). The San Francisco Giants have turned 78 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in baseball). The Giants have accrued 1,009 assists, 52 errors and have a tally of 2,999 putouts so far this year.
So far in his career, Wood has given up 898 hits and he has 893 strikeouts in 954 innings. Wood (62-47 career win-loss record) has earned a 3.51 ERA and has conceded 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 372 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.232 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.21 and he has gone up against 3,985 batters during his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Arizona (+175) and over 7.5 runs
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