Sunday, September 6, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner (16-7) vs. Yohan Flande (3-1)
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Sunday to play the Colorado Rockies. Madison Bumgarner is the probable starter for the Giants and he'll face Yohan Flande of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -185 and Colorado at +175. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Giants have a 64-61 over/under record and a 76-59 run line mark, meaning they cover 56% of the time. The Rockies have a 69-61 over/under record and a 67-67 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 50% of the time.
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The Giants show up with a 69-66 record, including 31-39 on the road. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner holds a 16-7 record with an earned run average of 2.96 and a WHIP of 1.03. He's pitched 182.2 innings thus far while surrendering 158 hits over that time and when he starts, the Giants are 17-10. Against the over/under, the Giants are 13-12 in his starts. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 363 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 3.17. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen while being struck out 347 times and walking 118 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.53 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.31 batters per nine. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73.
As a team, San Francisco is batting .266, good for 4th in the league while putting together a .264 average away from home. The Giants on-base percentage sits at .324, which puts them at 9th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .401. They rank 6th in baseball with 9.17 hits per game and Buster Posey leads the team with 151.
Colorado is 31-38 at home while holding a 56-78 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.04, Yohan Flande will come into this game holding a 3-1 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He's pitched 55.2 innings thus far while surrendering 54 hits over that time in which the Rockies are 4-3. Against the over/under, the Rockies are 4-3 when he starts. He is getting 4.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 476 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 4.84. Teams are hitting .266 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 378 times and walking 196 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.87 batters per nine. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .304 average at home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .320, which puts them at 14th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .442. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.27 hits per game and DJ LeMahieu leads the team with 154.
In terms of team defense, the Giants have a fielding percentage of .988 with 62 total errors, 1,404 assists and 3,604 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .984 team fielding percentage while committing 80 errors, accumulating 1,519 assists and compiling 3,521 put outs.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 64-61 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 76-59 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 69-61 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 67-67 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
09/05/15 C Andrew Susac Wrist expected to miss Saturday 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
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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