Friday, June 26, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis (3-2) vs. Tim Hudson (5-6)
The San Francisco Giants welcome the Colorado Rockies to AT&T Park on Friday. The Rockies send Chad Bettis to the mound to face Tim Hudson of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +138 and San Francisco at -148. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Rockies have a 38-32 over/under record and a 37-34 run line mark, meaning they cover 52% of the time. The Giants are 39-34 against the run line and have a 34-34 over/under record. They cover the spread 53% of the time.
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The Rockies come into this game with a 31-40 record, and they are 15-18 away from home. Chad Bettis has a 3-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.44 and a 1.23 WHIP. The Rockies are 6-2 over his 49.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 46 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Rockies are 5-3 in his starts. The team is averaging 5.4 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 247 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 4.59. Opposing teams are hitting .264 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 76 times and striking out 202 times. Colorado is averaging 6.78 strikeouts per game while getting 9.76 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.92.
Colorado is batting .270 as a team, which is good for 3rd in the league and hitting .236 away from home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .318, which puts them at 15th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .435. DJ LeMahieu leads the team in hits with 80 while the team ranks 4th in baseball with 9.23 hits per game.
With a 39-34 overall record, San Francisco will come into this game 18-19 at home. Tim Hudson has a record of 5-6 while sporting an earned run average of 4.52 on the year with a 1.35 WHIP. The Giants have a record of 7-7 over the 85.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 95 hits. Against the over/under, the Giants are 4-8 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.1 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 194 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.23. Opposing teams are hitting .231 against the Giants bullpen while walking 68 times and striking out 187 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.26 strikeouts per game while getting 8.43 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68.
They are batting .266 as a team, which is good for 5th in the league and hitting .247 at home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .328, which puts them at 5th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .396. Norichika Aoki leads the team in hits with 83 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.16 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Rockies have a fielding percentage of .984 with 44 total errors, 802 assists and 1,872 put outs. The Giants have committed 38 errors on the season with 783 assists and 1,961 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 38-32 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 37-34 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 34-34 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 39-34 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/25/15 RF Carlos Gonzalez Hand "?" Friday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/18/15 P Brooks Brown Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
06/18/15 LF Corey Dickerson Foot Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
06/09/15 P Rafael Betancourt Vertigo Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/7)
06/01/15 P Jordan Lyles Toe Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/1); out for season
05/30/15 1B Justin Morneau Concussion Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
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
06/24/15 LF Norichika Aoki Leg Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/18/15 2B Marco Scutaro Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17); out for season
06/12/15 RF Hunter Pence Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/3)
04/18/15 P Jake Peavy Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/08/15 P Matt Cain Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants
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