San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds, second game of the series. The Giants lost the first game of this series without scoring a single run. The Reds know how to hurt the Giants at home, but the Reds have a negative record on the road. The season has not been easy for either team. Negative records similar overall and last each in their respective divisions. The Giants have not improved at home, a disaster in the last ten games. The Reds with a similar record in the last ten.
San Francisco Giants: We want to win at home.
The Giants lost the first game of the 0-7 series against the Reds. That was the fourth loss in the last ten games at home. Dereck Rodriguez (pitcher) could not do anything to stop the Reds. Although Rodriguez is the only pitcher with three wins on the roster of the giants, but also with the most losses (5). The only good thing is that the Giants last series at home won against the Dodgers 2-1.
At home the Giants are scoring an average of 2.94 runs, 2.94 walks, 6.71 hits, 0.47 home runs and 13.82 left on base. The offense is bad, but the defense is worse. The team is allowing up to 4.41 runs per game, 2.65 walks, 8.76 strike outs, 8.59 hits and 1.00 home runs per game at home. Five series at home so far this season, only two victories in the series. The first series with victory was against the Rockies 3-0, and the last against the Dodgers.
Jeff Samardzija opens the second game tonight. The numbers for Jeff are 3.16 ERA (the best of the five best pitchers on the roster), 2-1 .661 W / L, 37.0 pitched innings, 29 hits allowed, 14 runs allowed with 6 home runs. The only two victories were at home for Jeff, one against the Rays 6-4 and the last in the first of the series against the Rockies 1-0.
Cincinnati Reds: We have a good pitcher.
The Reds hurt in the first game with the best pitcher in the team. Luis Castillo (4-1) was the secret weapon to win in San Francisco. The first four runs in the 2nd inning, and the last three in the ninth inning. Yasiel Puig was the most productive with 1 run, 1 hit and 1 RBI in 5 at bats. The Reds have a negative record on the road this season, eight wins in 22 games. The last series with victory on the road was in April against the San Diego Padres.
On the road the Reds are scoring an average of 3.18 runs, 2.45 walks, 6.45 hits, 1.09 home runs and 10.68 left on base. The defense is mediocre allowing up to 3.05 runs per game, 2.91 walks, 9.32 strike outs, 7.27 hits and 0.68 home runs. Seven consecutive defeats at the start of the season on the road for the Reds.
Anthony DeSclafani is designated tonight to play. DeSclafani is among the top five pitchers on the roster, 3.65 ERA, 2-1 W / L .667, 37.0 pitched innings, 28 hits allowed, 16 runs allowed, 6 home runs, 44 strike outs and 1,135 WHIP. Three wins and one defeat for DeSclafani on the road this season. The only defeat was against the Pirates in the last game of the 5-7 series. The last victory was in May 01 count the Mets in the third game of the series 1-0.
My Free Pick & Prediction for San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds 05/11/2019 is: take the OVER 7.5 (TOTALS).
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