Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Cain vs. Kyle Freeland
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Cain for the Giants and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
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San Francisco opens at +151 while Colorado opens at -161. The Giants have a 32-31-5 over/under record and a 28-40-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 40-29-0 against the run line and have a 29-36-4 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 32-31-5 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 28-40-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 29-36-4 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 40-29-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/16/17 C Buster Posey Ankle left last game, "?" Friday vs. Colorado Rockies
06/16/17 3B Eduardo Nunez Hamstring left last game, "?" Friday vs. Colorado Rockies
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
05/12/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (05/11)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Shoulder 60-day DL (04/20)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
06/07/17 LF Gerardo Parra Quad 10-day DL (06/07)
06/03/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/01)
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Foot 10-day DL (04/14)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 26-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Cain has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 5.22 and a WHIP of 1.65. He has 43 strikeouts over his 69 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 187 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 186 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 635 base hits and 300 earned runs. They have allowed 69 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 202 batters and struck out 536. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .356 with an on-base percentage of .440. He has 72 hits this season in 202 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .545 and an OPS+ of 162. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 250 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .416. The Giants have 557 hits, including 114 doubles and 52 home runs. San Francisco has walked 200 times so far this season and they have struck out 499 times as a unit. They have left 471 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 3.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 251 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 43-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.57, Kyle Freeland has a 7-4 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 75.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 75 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 224 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 573 base knocks and 281 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 229 hitters and struck out 547 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 4th in the league. The Rockies hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .346. He has 77 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 266 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .553 with an OPS+ of 117. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 92 hits in 280 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .611. The Rockies as a unit have 637 base hits, including 125 doubles and 82 homers. Colorado has walked 203 times this year and they have struck out on 594 occasions. They have had 437 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 5.23 runs per game and totaled 361 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -161
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