Friday, April 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Johnny Cueto
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants on Friday, April 14, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Johnny Cueto for the Giants.
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Colorado opens at +160 while San Francisco opens at -170. The Rockies have a 3-7-0 over/under record and a 4-6-0 run line mark. The Giants are 4-6-0 against the run line and have a 6-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 4-6-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 4-6-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/03/17 P Chad Qualls Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 1B Ian Desmond Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Jairo Diaz Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (3/30)
03/16/17 C Tom Murphy Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/11/17 C Buster Posey Head 7-day DL (4/11)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 RF Mac Williamson Quad 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 C Trevor Brown Ankle 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 6-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 8.44 and a WHIP of 1.69. He has 11 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.31 and they have given up 24 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 47 hitters and walked 11 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 80 base hits and 42 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 34 batters and struck out 97. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.63.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .225, good for 20th in the league. The Rockies hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.1 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .390. He has 11 hits this season in 36 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .611 and an OPS+ of 146. Gerardo Parra is hitting .343 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 12 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 35 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .457. The Rockies have 71 hits, including 17 doubles and 13 home runs. Colorado has walked 32 times so far this season and they have struck out 79 times as a unit. They have left 60 men on base and have a team OPS of .716. They score 3.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 34 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 4-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Johnny Cueto has a 2-0 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 12 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 11 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.25 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .284 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 26 batters and walked 13 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 85 base knocks and 43 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 34 hitters and struck out 87 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 11th in the league. The Giants hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .350. He has 11 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 35 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 122. Brandon Belt is hitting .184 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 7 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .526. The Giants as a unit have 86 base hits, including 23 doubles and 9 homers. San Francisco has walked 38 times this year and they have struck out on 80 occasions. They have had 79 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 47 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants -170
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