Saturday, September 5, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Peavy (4-6) vs. Chad Bettis (6-4)
The Colorado Rockies welcome the San Francisco Giants to Coors Field on Saturday. The Giants send Jake Peavy to the mound to face Chad Bettis of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -110 and Colorado at +100. The over/under was set at 11. The Giants have a 64-60 over/under record and a 75-59 run line mark, meaning they cover 56% of the time. The Rockies have a 69-60 over/under record and a 67-66 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 50% of the time.
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The Giants show up with a 69-65 record, including 31-38 on the road. Starting pitcher Jake Peavy holds a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 4.38 and a WHIP of 1.28. He's pitched 74 innings thus far while surrendering 75 hits over that time and when he starts, the Giants are 6-7. The Giants are also 7-6 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4.3 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.19 and they've given up 363 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 345 and walked 118 batters this season while opposing teams hit .233 against them. San Francisco has a team average of 8.53 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.32 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.74, they are 11th in the league.
San Francisco is batting .267 as a team, which is good for 4th in the league and hitting .264 away from home. Ranked at 9th in the league in on-base percentage, the Giants sit at .324 and they hold a .402 team slugging percentage. With 150 hits, Buster Posey leads the team while his team ranks 6th in hits per game with 9.18.
Colorado is 30-38 at home while holding a 55-78 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.78, Chad Bettis will come into this game holding a 6-4 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He's pitched 86.2 innings thus far while surrendering 92 hits over that time in which the Rockies are 10-5. The Rockies are also 9-6 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 5.3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.87 and they have given up 474 hits on the season. The Rockies bullpen has struck out 378 batters and walked 196 this season while opposing teams have hit .266 against them. Colorado has a team average of 9.91 hits per game and are averaging 6.87 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 5.08, they are 30th in the league.
They are batting .271 as a team, which is good for 3rd in the league and hitting .305 at home. Ranked at 13th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rockies sit at .320 and they hold a .442 team slugging percentage. With 151 hits, DJ LeMahieu leads the team while his team ranks 4th in hits per game with 9.29.
The Giants have committed 62 errors and have combined for 1,392 assists and 3,580 put outs leading to a .988 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Rockies have accumulated 80 errors while having 1,511 assists and 3,494 put outs leading to a .984 fielding percentage.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 64-60 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 75-59 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 69-60 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 67-66 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
09/03/15 SS Brandon Crawford Calf "?" Friday vs. Colorado Rockies
08/28/15 P Matt Cain Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/26)
08/26/15 P Jeremy Affeldt Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/24)
08/20/15 RF Hunter Pence Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/18)
08/04/15 2B Joe Panik Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/2)
07/01/15 P Tim Lincecum Hip Injury is on the 15 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
08/20/15 C Michael McKenry Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/19); out for season
08/01/15 LF Corey Dickerson Ribs Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/31)
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
05/30/15 1B Justin Morneau Concussion Injury is on the 60 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)
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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