Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Christopher Rusin (3-2) vs. Tim Lincecum (7-4)
The Colorado Rockies visit AT&T Park on Saturday to play the San Francisco Giants. The Rockies send Christopher Rusin to the mound to face Tim Lincecum 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, with a 38-34 run line record, cover the spread 53% of the time. They also have a 38-33 over/under record. The Giants have a 35-34 over/under record and a 40-34 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 54% of the time.
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The Rockies show up with a 32-40 record, including 15-18 on the road. Starting pitcher Christopher Rusin holds a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.03 and a WHIP of 1.56. In his starts, the Rockies are 2-3 over his 34 innings pitched this season while giving up 42 hits during those innings. The Rockies are also 3-2 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 5.2 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 252 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 4.63. Opposing teams are hitting .264 against the Rockies bullpen while walking 78 times and striking out 206 times. Colorado is averaging 6.78 strikeouts per game while getting 9.75 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 30th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.91.
Colorado is batting .269 as a team, which is good for 3rd in the league and hitting .236 away from home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .319, 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 81 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.19 hits per game.
San Francisco is 19-19 at home while holding a 40-34 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.86, Tim Lincecum will come into this game holding a 7-4 record and a 1.43 WHIP. In his starts, the Giants are 7-7 and he has allowed 71 hits over 74.2 innings pitched this season. The Giants are also 8-5 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 201 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.45. Opposing teams are hitting .236 against the Giants bullpen while walking 69 times and striking out 189 times. San Francisco is averaging 7.27 strikeouts per game while getting 8.47 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73.
They are batting .269 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .254 at home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .330, which puts them at 4th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .402. Joe Panik leads the team in hits with 83 while the team ranks 3rd in baseball with 9.3 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Rockies have a fielding percentage of .984 with 44 total errors, 812 assists and 1,899 put outs. The Giants have committed 38 errors on the season with 791 assists and 1,988 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 38-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 38-34 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 35-34 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 40-34 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/25/15 RF Carlos Gonzalez Hand "?" Friday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/25/15 P Jorge De La Rosa Finger left last game, "?" next start
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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