Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 5/30/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
The Pittsburgh Pirates (26-26) are hitting the road to Oracle Park on Tuesday where they will compete against the San Francisco Giants (27-26). The pitchers who are expected to start are Johan Oviedo and Sean Manaea.
The Pirates have accounted for 97 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 50 baseballs out of the park. Pittsburgh owns a slugging percentage of .400 and have struck out 441 times, while taking a walk on 191 occasions. As a unit, the Pittsburgh Pirates are earning 4.4 runs per game, which puts them at 20th in the league. They have accounted for 215 RBI's in addition to 418 base knocks over the course of the season, and their team batting average is sitting at .243. They have tallied 226 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .322.
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The Pirates are sitting with a team ERA of 3.84 for the season (9th in the league), and the staff has rung up 456 hitters. Pirates pitchers have allowed 50 home runs and 216 total runs (8th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 176 opposing players and their FIP is 3.95 as a squad so far this season. Pittsburgh has yielded 422 base hits (8.3 per 9 innings) and also 196 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.59 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.30.
The Pirates relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 68.4% and stepped onto the hill in 45 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 53 base runners so far this year with 20.8% of those runners crossed the plate. Pirates bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 36 times and also have had 40 appearances in high leverage situations. The Pirates have sent 152 relievers to the mound for the season. The bullpen have earned 25 holds so far this season (25th in MLB). They have earned 13 saves so far this season and have blown 6 of their 19 save chances.
The Pirates have turned 68.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 4,134 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 19th in pro baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates have amassed 1,378 putouts this year, as well as 416 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .981 which puts them in 29th in baseball, and have accumulated 42 double plays.
Oviedo has pitched in 196 innings and is sitting with 169 punch outs during his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.44 (97 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.454. He has conceded 191 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 95 walks. Oviedo (7-15 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.52 and he has gone up against 890 hitters in the major leagues.
The Giants have a team slugging % of .416 and they tally 4.49 runs per game (19th in MLB). They have recorded 82 doubles, while taking a walk 169 times and putting up 238 runs. San Francisco has a total of 74 home runs so far this year and 235 runs batted in. They have struck out on 526 instances (2nd in the league) and have earned 441 hits. The San Francisco Giants have a team on-base percentage of .316 and a team batting average of .244 over the course of the season.
The San Francisco pitching staff have surrendered 239 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 4.04 (210 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 61 dingers and they allow 4.59 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB). The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.290 and have a FIP of 4.10 as a unit this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 9.00 (471 strikeouts against 154 walks). They come in at 19th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 450.
San Francisco relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 29.1% of 79 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 54 times in high leverage situations and also on 51 occasions with base runners. With 55 save situations, the Giants have 28 holds and 6 blown saves. They are ranked 2nd in the league with a save rate of 76.0%, and they have dispatched 159 relievers to the hill on the year. San Francisco has had relief pitchers take the mound in 25 save opportunities and they have earned 19 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 52 double plays and have a fielding rate of .981 (30th in the majors). The Giants have accrued 522 assists, 38 errors and have amassed 1,406 putouts so far this year. In 4,218 innings on the field, the Giants have a efficiency on defense of 67.7% (23rd in MLB).
Manaea (60-52 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.15 ERA while conceding 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.38 and he has faced 3,848 hitters during his MLB career. He has conceded a total of 423 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.235 and a FIP of 4.1. In his MLB career, Manaea has conceded 884 base hits while he has earned 841 strikeouts in 917 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco
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