Monday, July 4, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Jake Peavy
The Colorado Rockies head to AT&T Park on Monday to take on the San Francisco Giants. The probable pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Jake Peavy for the Giants. The opening line for this game has Colorado at +135 and San Francisco at -145. The over/under is 8. The Rockies have a 40-38-2 over/under mark and a 42-38-0 run line record, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Giants are 41-42-0 against the run line and have a 43-38-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
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The Rockies head into this game with a 37-43 record, and they are 19-23 on the road. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 0-2 record with an ERA of 2.66 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 24 strikeouts during his 23.2 innings pitched and he has given up 26 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.32. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 5.02 and they have allowed 293 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the pen while they've been struck out 228 times and walked 93 times this year. As a unit, Colorado has given up 9.94 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.41 hitters per nine. They are 29th in the Majors in team earned run average at 5.15. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 778 base hits and 403 earned runs. They have allowed 90 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 248 batters and struck out 581. They walk 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.35.
As a team, Colorado is hitting .273, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .243 average on the road. The Rockies have a .464 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .336 which is good for 5th in the league. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.45 hits per contest. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .322 and his on-base percentage is at .372. He has 98 hits this season along with 54 runs scored and 51 runs batted in. He's struck out 74 times and has walked 24 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .291 and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 90 hits so far while scoring 58 runs and he's driven in 66. He has walked 36 times and has struck out 47 times. The Rockies have 757 hits, including 171 doubles and 105 home runs. They've stolen 33 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 23 times. Colorado has walked 253 times this season and they've struck out 647 times as a unit. They've left 543 men on base and have a team OPS of .801. They score 5.24 runs per contest and have scored a total of 419 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this game with a 24-16 home mark and a 51-32 overall record. With an ERA of 5.33, Jake Peavy has a 4-7 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 63 strikeouts over the 82.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 94 hits. He has allowed 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.23. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 196 times and walking 81 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.45 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.66 batters per nine. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 702 base knocks and 304 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year and they give up 0.9 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a staff has walked 211 hitters and struck out 637. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.75.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 10th in the league while putting together a .267 average at home. The Giants hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 11th in baseball with 9.07 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .296 and he has an OBP of .398. He has 83 hits this year along with 41 runs scored and 42 RBI. He's struck out 60 times and has walked on 47 occasions. Hunter Pence is hitting .298 and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 54 hits so far while he's scored 27 runs and drove in 36. He has earned a walk 23 times and has punched out 39 times. The Giants as a unit have 753 base hits, including 144 doubles and 69 homers. They have 44 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 19 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 298 times this year and they have struck out 543 times. They've had 597 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They score 4.75 runs per game and have totaled 394 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 40-38-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 42-38-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 43-38-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 41-42-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/02/16 SS Trevor Story Finger "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
06/19/16 P Tyler Chatwood Back 15-day DL (6/18)
06/16/16 LF Gerardo Parra Ankle 15-day DL (6/15)
06/14/16 P Christopher Rusin Shoulder 15-day DL (6/9)
05/20/16 P Christian Bergman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
04/10/16 P Adam Ottavino Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
San Francisco Giants
07/03/16 CF Denard Span Neck is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
07/03/16 2B Ramiro Pena Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/30/16 P Christopher Heston Oblique 60-day DL (6/29)
06/29/16 2B Joe Panik Concussion 7-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 15-day DL (6/19)
06/15/16 P Matt Cain Hamstring 15-day DL (6/14)
06/11/16 2B Kelby Tomlinson Thumb 15-day DL (6/9)
06/01/16 RF Hunter Pence Hamstring 15-day DL (6/2)
04/22/16 SS Ehire Adrianza Foot 60-day DL (4/15)
04/15/16 P Sergio Romo Elbow 60-day DL (4/11)
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
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