Did you play the Cubs last night as we suggested? If you did you won money as we stopped our two game MLB losing streak. We are also clobbering the books!! Today we will go to the MLB tonight for our Bovada FREE MLB Play of the Day.
The Philadelphia Phillies visit the San Francisco Giants tonight. Nick Pivetta is on the bump for the Phillies and Chris Stratton pitches for the Giants.
The Phillies are slightly favored at -112 with the Giants the home dog at -108. The total tonight is currently eight runs.
The Giants are 9-1 in Stratton’s last ten starts at home. At home this season Stratton has a 6.61 ERA and 5.71 xFIP. Stratton walks 5.87 and allows 1.17 home runs per nine innings. Hitters against Stratton have a .350 BABIP and strike out just 11 percent when Stratton pitches at home.
The Phillies are 8-3 this season when Pivetta takes the hill and 3-1 when Pivetta starts on the road. Pivetta has a 5.82 ERA and 4.34 xFIP on the road this season. Pivetta walks 3.18 and allows 1.59 home runs on the road per nine innings. Hitters have a .304 BABIP and have a strikeout percentage of 23 percent.
The Giants are the second best offense in baseball against right handed pitching. The Giants boast a .153 ISO, .340 BABIP and wRC+ of 109 at home this season against right handed pitching. The Giants also have a 23 percent strikeout rate with a 7.3 percent walk rate.
The Phillies are a bottom ten offensive against right handed pitching. The Phillies have a .173 ISO, .297 BABIP and wRC+ of 99 at home this season against right handed pitching. The Phillies also have a 25 percent strikeout rate and 10 percent walk rate.
The Giants bullpen has thrown 196 pitches over the past three days. The Phillies bullpen has thrown just 87 pitches. The Phillies have the edge here.
Play the Giants on the money line tonight!
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Good luck tonight.