Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge De La Rosa vs. Johnny Cueto
The Colorado Rockies visit AT&T Park on Wednesday to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Jorge De La Rosa for the Rockies and Johnny Cueto for the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +194 and San Francisco at -210. The over/under was set at 7. The Rockies have a 40-40-2 over/under record and a 42-40-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Giants are 43-42-0 against the run line and have a 44-39-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 51% of the time.
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The Rockies head into this matchup with a 37-45 record, including 19-25 on the road. Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 5.98 and a WHIP of 1.60. He has 53 strikeouts over his 55.2 innings pitched and he has given up 61 hits so far this season. He has allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.56. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen while being struck out 231 times and walking 94 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.86 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.36 batters per nine. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 790 base hits and 410 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season and they allow 1.2 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 590. 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 4.40.
As a team, Colorado is batting .270, good for 6th in the league while putting together a .239 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 7th in baseball with 9.34 hits per game. Carlos Gonzalez comes into this game hitting .317 and his on-base percentage is at .366. He has 99 hits this season along with 54 runs scored and 51 runs batted in. He's struck out 76 times and has walked 24 times. Nolan Arenado is hitting .290 and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 92 hits so far while scoring 58 runs and he's driven in 66. He has walked 36 times and has struck out 48 times. The Rockies have 767 hits, including 174 doubles and 106 home runs. They've stolen 33 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 24 times. Colorado has walked 256 times this season and they've struck out 670 times as a unit. They've left 554 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 421 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this matchup with a 25-16 home record and a 53-32 overall mark. With an earned run average of 2.57, Johnny Cueto has a 12-1 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 107 strikeouts over the 122.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 102 hits. He has allowed 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.77. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 202 times and walking 84 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.66 batters per nine. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 717 base knocks and 308 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 79 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 216 hitters and struck out 654. 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 .263, good for 11th in the league while putting together a .265 average at home. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 12th in baseball with 9.02 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .295 and he has an OBP of .398. He has 85 hits this year along with 42 runs scored and 44 RBI. He's struck out 62 times and has walked on 49 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 767 base hits, including 148 doubles and 71 homers. They have 44 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 19 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 304 times this year and they have struck out 561 times. They've had 610 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They score 4.73 runs per game and have totaled 402 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 40-40-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 42-40-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 44-39-2 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 43-42-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/04/16 P Tyler Chatwood Back 15-day DL (6/18); expected to be activated & start Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
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
07/05/16 CF Denard Span Neck is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies
07/04/16 LF Gregor Blanco Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies
07/04/16 2B Ramiro Pena Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies
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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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