Even the left-hander contains 168 strikeouts in 169??2/3 innings over 28 starts, averaging 8.91 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9)that he has a 4.94 strikeout-to-walk ratio (K/BB) along with 24.5 percent of the pitches have been strikes.
Opponents are hitting just .237 from Bumgarner and during 28 appearances this year he’s averaged 6.04 innings pitched and he’s pitched at least seven strikeouts in two of his past few starts.
BetOnline place Madison Bumgarner’s Over/Under strikeout total at 6.5. They also offer the following brace:
Madison Bumgarner will possess :
5 strikeouts (-1111)
6 strikeouts (-256)
Seven strikeouts (+100)
8 strikeouts (+145)
9 strikeouts (+301)
10 strikeouts (+631)
11 strikeouts (+1287)
The current Padres roster is 30-for-155 (.194) using 35 strikeouts from Bumgarner. The Padres are hitting on .257 against left-handers with 273 strikeouts at 978 at-bats and they have 60 strikeouts in 211 at-bats within their past seven games.
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 year.
The projected Padres lineup has four batters with a Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) over .340 and two batters using Isolated Power (ISO) over .185 but just 3 batters with a strikeout rate above 21 percent. Still, I enjoy the cost I’m getting and Bumgarner continues to be a far better pitcher in the home. I’ll take Bumgarner to document 6.5 strikeouts at +100 tonight.