|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.
|50||Abad, Fernando||RP||6-1||220||12/17/1985||9||No College|
|14||Adames, Cristhian||SS||6-0||210||07/26/1991||5||No College|
|45||Barraclough, Kyle||RP||6-2||224||05/23/1990||5||No College|
|40||Bumgarner, Madison||SP||6-4||242||08/01/1989||11||No College|
|65||Coonrod, Sam||RP||6-2||225||09/22/1992||1||No College|
|47||Cueto, Johnny||SP||5-11||229||02/15/1986||12||No College|
|49||Davis, Jaylin||RF||6-1||190||07/01/1994||1||No College|
|19||Dubon, Mauricio||2B||6-0||160||07/19/1994||1||No College|
|75||Franco, Enderson||SP||6-2||180||12/29/1992||0||No College|
|16||Garcia, Aramis||C||6-2||220||01/12/1993||2||No College|
|34||Gerber, Mike||LF||5-10||194||07/08/1992||2||No College|
|74||Gustave, Jandel||RP||6-2||224||10/12/1992||3||No College|
|10||Longoria, Evan||3B||6-1||215||10/07/1985||12||No College|
|51||Menez, Conner||SP||6-3||195||05/29/1995||1||No College|
|60||Peralta, Wandy||RP||6-0||220||07/27/1991||4||No College|
|1||Pillar, Kevin||CF||6-0||205||01/04/1989||7||No College|
|28||Posey, Buster||C||6-1||207||03/27/1987||11||Florida State|
|57||Rodriguez, Dereck||SP||6-1||215||06/05/1992||2||No College|
|71||Rogers, Tyler||RP||6-5||187||12/17/1990||1||No College|
|29||Samardzija, Jeff||SP||6-5||240||01/23/1985||12||Notre Dame|
|26||Shaw, Chris||1B||6-4||235||10/20/1993||2||Boston College|
|13||Smith, Will||RP||6-5||248||07/10/1989||7||No College|
|7||Solano, Donovan||2B||5-10||205||12/17/1987||6||No College|
|59||Suarez, Andrew||RP||6-2||210||09/11/1992||2||Miami (FL)|
|21||Vogt, Stephen||C||6-0||211||11/01/1984||7||No College|
|62||Webb, Logan||SP||6-2||220||11/18/1996||1||No College|