Friday, October 2, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Kendrick (6-13) vs. Chris Heston (12-10)
The Colorado Rockies visit AT&T Park on Friday to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Kyle Kendrick for the Rockies and Chris Heston for the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at -115 and San Francisco at +105. The over/under was set at 8. The Rockies, with a 80-78 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 81-73 over/under record. The Giants have a 77-71 over/under record and a 91-67 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 58% of the time.
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The Rockies show up with a 66-92 record, including 30-47 on the road. Starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick holds a 6-13 record with an earned run average of 6.54 and a WHIP of 1.55. The Rockies are 9-17 over his 136.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 167 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 15-11. He is getting 4.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 580 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 4.71. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen while being struck out 479 times and walking 243 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.97 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.03 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05.
As a team, Colorado is batting .266, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .226 average away from home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .316, which puts them at 15th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .432. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.13 hits per game and Charlie Blackmon leads the team with 173.
San Francisco is 46-31 at home while holding a 83-75 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.62, Chris Heston will come into this game holding a 12-10 record and a 1.29 WHIP. The Giants have a record of 14-12 over the 174 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 161 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 13-13. He is getting 4.9 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 439 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.26. Teams are hitting .234 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 419 times and walking 142 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.39 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.27 batters per nine. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .267 average at home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .327, which puts them at 3rd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .407. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.22 hits per game and Buster Posey leads the team with 175.
In terms of team defense, the Rockies have a fielding percentage of .984 with 94 total errors, 1,769 assists and 4,177 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 77 errors, accumulating 1,644 assists and compiling 4,225 put outs.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 81-73 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 80-78 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 77-71 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 91-67 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/15 LF Brandon Barnes Hamstring out for season
09/25/15 P Yohan Flande Knee "?" next start
09/23/15 P Jon Gray Rest out for season
09/23/15 P Jorge De La Rosa Achilles out for season
09/10/15 C Nick Hundley Neck Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/6), out for season
08/20/15 C Michael McKenry Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/19); out for season
07/10/15 P David Hale Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
06/18/15 P Brooks Brown Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
06/01/15 P Jordan Lyles Toe Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/1); out for season
04/28/15 P Adam Ottavino Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/26)
04/04/15 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/1)
San Francisco Giants
09/29/15 2B Ehire Adrianza Concussion out indefinitely
09/24/15 1B Brandon Belt Concussion out for season
09/24/15 LF Gregor Blanco Concussion out for season
09/24/15 RF Hunter Pence Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/18); out for season
09/24/15 RF Norichika Aoki Concussion out for season
09/23/15 CF Juan Perez Oblique Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/23); out for season
09/16/15 2B Joe Panik Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/16), out for season
09/09/15 C Hector Sanchez Ankle Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/8)
09/07/15 C Andrew Susac Wrist Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/6)
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Hip Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/28), out for season
06/18/15 2B Marco Scutaro Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17); out for season
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants
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