Saturday, October 3, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Christopher Rusin (6-9) vs. Jake Peavy (7-6)
The San Francisco Giants welcome the Colorado Rockies to AT&T Park on Saturday. The Rockies send Christopher Rusin to the mound to face Jake Peavy of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +164 and San Francisco at -174. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Rockies, with a 80-79 run line record, cover the spread 50% of the time. They also have a 82-73 over/under record. The Giants have a 77-72 over/under record and a 92-67 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 58% of the time.
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The Rockies head into this matchup with a 66-93 record, including 30-48 on the road. Starting pitcher Christopher Rusin holds a 6-9 record with an earned run average of 5.37 and a WHIP of 1.62. The Rockies are 8-13 over his 125.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 165 hits over that time period. The Rockies are also 12-8 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 5.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.74 and they've given up 586 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .266 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 243 times and striking out 481 times. Colorado is averaging 7.02 strikeouts per game while getting 9.99 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 5.08.
As a team, Colorado is batting .266, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .228 average away from home. Ranked at 15th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rockies sit at .316 and they hold a .432 team slugging percentage. Charlie Blackmon leads the team in hits with 173 while the team ranks 6th in baseball with 9.14 hits per game.
With a 46-32 home record, San Francisco will hope to improve on their 83-76 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.66, Jake Peavy will come into this game holding a 7-6 record and a 1.13 WHIP. The Giants have a record of 10-8 over the 105.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 95 hits. The Giants are also 10-8 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 4.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.26 and they have given up 439 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .234 against the Giants bullpen while walking 142 times and striking out 419 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.29 strikeouts per game while getting 8.38 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .266 average at home. Ranked at 5th in the league in on-base percentage, the Giants sit at .326 and they hold a .406 team slugging percentage. Buster Posey leads the team in hits with 175 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.19 hits a game.
The Rockies have committed 94 errors and have combined for 1,777 assists and 4,201 put outs leading to a .985 team fielding percentage. The Giants have committed 77 errors on the season with 1,652 assists and 4,252 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 82-73 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 80-79 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 77-72 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 92-67 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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