Wednesday, September 7, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Albert Suarez vs. Jorge De La Rosa
The San Francisco Giants head to Coors Field on Wednesday to take on the Colorado Rockies. The probable pitchers are Albert Suarez for the Giants and Jorge De La Rosa for the Rockies. The opening line for this game has San Francisco at +109 and Colorado at -119. The over/under is 11.5. The Giants have a 63-69-5 over/under mark and a 65-72-0 run line record, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Rockies are 75-62-0 against the run line and have a 65-68-4 over/under record. They cover the spread 55% of the time.
The Giants head into this game with a 73-64 record, and they are 35-34 on the road. Starting pitcher Albert Suarez has a 3-3 record with an ERA of 4.29 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 48 strikeouts during his 65 innings pitched and he has given up 62 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have allowed 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the pen while they've been struck out 345 times and walked 146 times this year. As a unit, San Francisco has given up 8.28 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.89 hitters per nine. They are 4th in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.72. The Giants pitchers have collectively given up 1,136 base hits and 510 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 384 batters and struck out 1,084. They walk 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.88.
As a team, San Francisco is hitting .256, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .242 average on the road. The Giants have a .396 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .328 which is good for 8th in the league. They rank 14th in baseball with 8.78 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this game hitting .271 and his on-base percentage is at .336. He has 129 hits this season along with 57 runs scored and 77 runs batted in. He's struck out 98 times and has walked 47 times. Buster Posey is hitting .287 and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 127 hits so far while scoring 72 runs and he's driven in 62. He has walked 55 times and has struck out 55 times. The Giants have 1,203 hits, including 239 doubles and 111 home runs. They've stolen 69 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 30 times. San Francisco has walked 485 times this season and they've struck out 938 times as a unit. They've left 998 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 603 runs so far this year.
Colorado comes into this game with a 36-34 home mark and a 66-71 overall record. With an ERA of 4.88, Jorge De La Rosa has a 8-7 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 92 strikeouts over the 120 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 133 hits. He has allowed 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.99. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have given up 472 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Rockies bullpen while being struck out 393 times and walking 167 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.47 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,277 base knocks and 656 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 145 home runs this year and they give up 1.1 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a staff has walked 456 hitters and struck out 1,005. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .304 average at home. The Rockies hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.53 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .293 and he has an OBP of .363. He has 153 hits this year along with 102 runs scored and 117 RBI. He's struck out 79 times and has walked on 60 occasions. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .301 and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 148 hits so far while he's scored 79 runs and drove in 88. He has earned a walk 40 times and has punched out 106 times. The Rockies as a unit have 1,307 base hits, including 270 doubles and 177 homers. They have 60 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 33 times. Colorado as a team has walked 441 times this year and they have struck out 1,108 times. They've had 927 men left on base and have an OPS of .801. They score 5.39 runs per game and have totaled 738 runs so far this season.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 63-69-5 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 65-72-0 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 65-68-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 75-62-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
09/06/16 P Ray Black Elbow 60-day DL (9/3)
08/29/16 P Derek Law Elbow 15-day DL (8/28)
08/27/16 P Jake Peavy Back 15-day DL (8/21)
08/23/16 LF Gregor Blanco Shoulder 15-day DL (8/22)
07/07/16 P Cory Gearrin Shoulder 15-day DL (7/6)
06/30/16 P Christopher Heston Oblique 60-day DL (6/29)
09/05/16 CF Charlie Blackmon Back "?" Tuesday vs. San Francisco Giants
08/02/16 SS Trevor Story Thumb 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/27/16 P Jason Motte Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (7/26)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies
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