San Francisco
Giants
Stadium Oracle Park
73-78 Overall | NL WEST 3rd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Giants.2406411604.36
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  9/19
@
Red Sox
1:05pm
Fri  9/20
@
Braves
7:20pm
Sat  9/21
@
Braves
7:20pm
Sun  9/22
@
Braves
1:20pm
Tue  9/24
vs
Rockies
9:45pm
Wed  9/25
vs
Rockies
9:45pm
Thu  9/26
vs
Rockies
3:45pm
Fri  9/27
vs
Dodgers
10:15pm
Sat  9/28
vs
Dodgers
4:05pm
Sun  9/29
vs
Dodgers
3:05pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The Giants are off the betting board and have no odds to win the championship. They are projected to win 77 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 73.5. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a +900 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 0.3% at 50/1, 2%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the NL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 67.4-82.6. At 72-78 they ahead of expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+759 units). They are not good against the spread (75-75) for a -932 loss. Their over-under record is 71-71 with 8 pushes. In their next game vs the Red Sox they are only winning 34% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is slightly better than it should be. Their average run differential is -0.53 which ranks #11 in the NL, but their rank based on win percentage is #10. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #5 ranked team in run differential in road games, vs #15 in home games. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is -1.46 which ranks them #13 over this stretch, slightly worse than overall.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Evan Longoria who is projected to be the #13 third baseman the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
50 Abad, Fernando RP6-122012/17/19859No College
14 Adames, Cristhian SS6-021007/26/19915No College
64 Anderson, Shaun SP6-422510/29/19941Florida
45 Barraclough, Kyle RP6-222405/23/19905No College
38 Beede, Tyler SP6-321005/23/19932Vanderbilt
9 Belt, Brandon 1B6-423204/20/19889Texas
40 Bumgarner, Madison SP6-424208/01/198911No College
65 Coonrod, Sam RP6-222509/22/19921No College
35 Crawford, Brandon SS6-222701/21/19879UCLA
47 Cueto, Johnny SP5-1122902/15/198612No College
49 Davis, Jaylin RF6-119007/01/19941No College
8 Dickerson, Alex LF6-322805/26/19903Indiana
19 Dubon, Mauricio 2B6-016007/19/19941No College
75 Franco, Enderson SP6-218012/29/19920No College
16 Garcia, Aramis C6-222001/12/19932No College
34 Gerber, Mike LF5-1019407/08/19922No College
74 Gustave, Jandel RP6-222410/12/19923No College
10 Longoria, Evan 3B6-121510/07/198512No College
51 Menez, Conner SP6-319505/29/19951No College
60 Peralta, Wandy RP6-022007/27/19914No College
1 Pillar, Kevin CF6-020501/04/19897No College
28 Posey, Buster C6-120703/27/198711Florida State
37 Rickard, Joey LF6-018505/21/19914Arizona
57 Rodriguez, Dereck SP6-121506/05/19922No College
71 Rogers, Tyler RP6-518712/17/19901No College
29 Samardzija, Jeff SP6-524001/23/198512Notre Dame
67 Selman, Sam RP6-319511/14/19901Vanderbilt
26 Shaw, Chris 1B6-423510/20/19932Boston College
53 Slater, Austin RF6-219712/13/19923Stanford
61 Smith, Burch RP6-422504/12/19903Oklahoma
13 Smith, Will RP6-524807/10/19897No College
7 Solano, Donovan 2B5-1020512/17/19876No College
59 Suarez, Andrew RP6-221009/11/19922Miami (FL)
21 Vogt, Stephen C6-021111/01/19847No College
62 Webb, Logan SP6-222011/18/19961No College
5 Yastrzemski, Mike LF5-1118508/23/19901Vanderbilt