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    Ke’Bryan Hayes will try to notch his 100th hit of the season (he has 98) when his Pittsburgh Pirates (45-67) play the San Francisco Giants (54-57) on Friday at 10:15 PM ET. The Pirates are underdogs (+226) versus the Giants (-275). Carlos Rodon takes the mound first for San Francisco, and Bryse Wilson is Pittsburgh’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Giants vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Friday, August 12, 2022
    • Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
    • Location: San Francisco, California
    • Stadium: Oracle Park
    Giants vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Giants -275 7.5

    Giants Stats & Trends

    Giants Batting

    • The Giants are 10th in baseball with 129 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Giants’ .235 batting average ranks 23rd in the majors.
    • The Giants are ninth in baseball with a .319 on-base percentage.
    • The Giants strike out 8.7 times per game, the No. 20 mark in baseball.
    • The Giants average 1.1 homers per home game this season (63 total at home).
    • The Giants are slugging .396 with 2.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 7.8 hits per game and is batting .239.

    Giants Key Batters

    • Wilmer Flores has 90 hits and an OBP of .335 to go with a slugging percentage of .441. All three of those stats are best among San Francisco hitters this season.
    • Among the qualified hitters in the majors, Flores’ batting average ranks 87th, his on-base percentage ranks 66th, and he is 59th in slugging.
    • Flores has recorded a base hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .267 with three walks and an RBI.
    • Thairo Estrada is hitting .268 with 17 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 18 walks.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Estrada’s batting average ranks him 52nd, his on-base percentage 95th, and his slugging percentage 83rd.
    • Estrada takes a four-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .353 with a double, a home run and four RBI.
    • Mike Yastrzemski has 71 hits this season and has a slash line of .221/.319/.396.
    • Joc Pederson has been key for San Francisco with 66 hits, an OBP of .327 plus a slugging percentage of .494.
    • Pederson heads into this game on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .385 with a double, two walks and two RBI.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates have hit 110 homers this season, which ranks 18th in the league.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .220 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 28th with an OBP of .289.
    • The Pirates rank just 28th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 58 homers, an average of 1 per game, in 59 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .354 in 59 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .216 with 7.2 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has racked up a team-best OBP (.342), while leading the Pirates in hits (90).
    • Including all qualifying players in MLB, Reynolds is 73rd in batting average, 53rd in on-base percentage and 53rd in slugging percentage.
    • Reynolds enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .278 with a double, four walks and an RBI.
    • Hayes is slugging .358 to pace his team.
    • Hayes is 87th in batting average, 86th in on-base percentage and 131st in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Ben Gamel is hitting .240 with 16 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 33 walks.
    • Michael Chavis is hitting .248 with 11 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 13 walks.

    Giants vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Rodón Wilson
    22 GS 12
    10-6 W-L 2-6
    2.95 ERA 5.86
    128.1 IP 66.0
    39 BB 18
    161 SO 47

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