Even the left-hander has 168 strikeouts at 169??2/3 innings over 28 starts, averaging 8.91 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9), he’s got a 4.94 strikeout-to-walk ratio (K/BB) along with 24.5% of the pitches have been strikes.
Opponents are hitting just .237 from Bumgarner and during 28 looks this season he has averaged 6.04 innings pitched and he has pitched at least seven strikeouts in 2 of his last 3 starts.
BetOnline place Madison Bumgarner’s Over/Under strikeout total at 6.5. They offer the next prop:
Madison Bumgarner will have :
5 strikeouts (-1111)
6 strikeouts (-256)
7 strikeouts (+100)
8 strikeouts (+145)
9 strikeouts (+301)
10 strikeouts (+631)
11 strikeouts (+1287)
The current Padres roster is 30-for-155 (.194) with 35 strikeouts against Bumgarner. The Padres are hitting .257 against left-handers using strikeouts in 978 at-bats and they have 60 strikeouts in 211 at-bats over their past seven matches.
Bumgarner has a .252 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA), he averages 8.94 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9) and problems 1.43 walks per nine innings (BB/9) in 15 home starts this season.
The projected Padres lineup has four batters with a Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) above .340 and two batters using Isolated Power (ISO) above .185 but only 3 batters with a strikeout rate over 21 percent. However, I enjoy and Bumgarner continues to be a pitcher that is much better at home. I will take Bumgarner to document over 6.5 strikeouts in +100 tonight.
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