Friday, April 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Tyler Chatwood
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies on Friday, April 21, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Johnny Cueto for the Giants and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.
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San Francisco opens at -150 while Colorado opens at +130. The Giants have a 7-9-0 over/under record and a 6-10-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 8-8-0 against the run line and have a 4-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 7-9-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 6-10-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 4-12-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 8-8-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/16/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 10-day DL (4/15)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/02/17 RF Mac Williamson Quad 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 C Trevor Brown Ankle 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/20/17 RF Carlos Gonzalez Hand injured last game, "?" Friday vs. San Francisco Giants
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Toe 10-day DL (4/14)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 6-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 3.79 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 18 strikeouts over his 19 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 38 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 39 hitters and walked 16 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 137 base hits and 60 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 134. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.46.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .233, good for 19th in the league. The Giants hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .220 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 13 hits this season in 59 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .458 and an OPS+ of 117. Brandon Crawford is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 55 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .509. The Giants have 126 hits, including 29 doubles and 11 home runs. San Francisco has walked 48 times so far this season and they have struck out 121 times as a unit. They have left 110 men on base and have a team OPS of .660. They score 3.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 61 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 10-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.54, Tyler Chatwood has a 1-2 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 20.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.62 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 65 batters and walked 15 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 121 base knocks and 59 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 47 hitters and struck out 132 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.43.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 23rd in the league. The Rockies hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Gerardo Parra comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .333. He has 12 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 40 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .400 with an OPS+ of 89. Nolan Arenado is hitting .356 this season and he has an OBP of .424. He has collected 21 hits in 59 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 198 and a slugging percentage of .763. The Rockies as a unit have 116 base hits, including 26 doubles and 19 homers. Colorado has walked 42 times this year and they have struck out on 137 occasions. They have had 94 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 3.38 runs per game and totaled 54 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies +130
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