San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 9/5/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ty Blach vs. Tyler Chatwood
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Ty Blach for the Giants and Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +171 and Colorado at -181. The Giants have a 64-64-11 over/under record and a 58-81-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 68-68-0 against the run line and have a 54-76-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 64-64-11 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 58-81-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 54-76-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-68-0 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 54-85 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ty Blach has a 8-11 record with an earned run average of 4.68 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 70 strikeouts over his 150 innings pitched and he's given up 166 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 425 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 384 hitters and walked 186 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 4.54. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,321 base hits and 632 earned runs. They have allowed 156 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 423 batters and struck out 1,054. 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 4.18.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .247, good for 24th 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 .330. He has 115 hits this season in 430 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 92. 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 90 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Giants have 1,179 hits, including 254 doubles and 108 home runs. San Francisco has walked 407 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,020 times as a unit. They have left 948 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 543 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 72-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.00, Tyler Chatwood has a 6-12 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 100 strikeouts over the 122.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 111 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 441 batters and walked 176 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 1,224 base knocks and 624 earned runs this season. They have given up 169 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 457 hitters and struck out 1,062 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 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th 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 519 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 126. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .340 this season and he has an OBP of .404. He has collected 186 hits in 547 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .618. The Rockies as a unit have 1,262 base hits, including 241 doubles and 160 homers. Colorado has walked 425 times this year and they have struck out on 1,191 occasions. They have had 904 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 689 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +171
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