San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 9/4/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Moore vs. Chad Bettis
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Monday, September 4, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Matt Moore for the Giants and Chad Bettis for the Rockies.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +143 and Colorado at -153. The Giants have a 63-63-11 over/under record and a 57-80-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 68-66-0 against the run line and have a 54-74-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 63-63-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 57-80-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 54-74-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-66-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/12/17 3B Miguel Gomez Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 10-day DL (08/05)
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
08/22/17 C Ryan Hanigan Groin 10-day DL (08/22)
06/26/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/26)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 53-84 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Moore has a 4-13 record with an earned run average of 5.49 and a WHIP of 1.52. He has 132 strikeouts over his 154 innings pitched and he's given up 177 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 421 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 378 hitters and walked 183 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,313 base hits and 625 earned runs. They have allowed 153 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 418 batters and struck out 1,048. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .247, good for 23rd in the league. The Giants hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Joe Panik is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 114 hits this season in 427 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .398 and an OPS+ of 91. Denard Span is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 431 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Giants have 1,172 hits, including 251 doubles and 106 home runs. San Francisco has walked 404 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,006 times as a unit. They have left 942 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 540 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 72-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.88, Chad Bettis has a 0-2 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 24 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 27 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 432 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 435 batters and walked 173 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,215 base knocks and 619 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 457 hitters and struck out 1,051 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.43.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .360. He has 157 hits this year along with 111 RBI in 518 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 126. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .338 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 184 hits in 544 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .618. The Rockies as a unit have 1,257 base hits, including 241 doubles and 160 homers. Colorado has walked 419 times this year and they have struck out on 1,179 occasions. They have had 895 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.1 runs per game and totaled 688 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +143
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