Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants 5/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Chris Stratton
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Chris Stratton for the Giants.
Colorado opens at -102 while San Francisco opens at -108. The Rockies have a 16-25-3 over/under record and a 24-20-0 run line mark. The Giants are 26-19-0 against the run line and have a 23-20-2 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 16-25-3 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 24-20-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 23-20-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 26-19-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/15/18 2B DJ LeMahieu Thumb 10-day DL (05/14)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Zac Rosscup Finger 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/15/18 2B Alen Hanson Hamstring 10-day DL (05/13)
05/09/18 RF Mac Williamson Concussion 10-day DL (04/28)
05/01/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 P Mark Melancon Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/28/18 2B Joe Panik Thumb 10-day DL (04/28)
04/20/18 LF Hunter Pence Thumb 10-day DL (04/20)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Madison Bumgarner Hand 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 24-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 4.85 and a WHIP of 1.31 this year. He has 59 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 125 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 157 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 360 base hits and 187 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 152 batters and struck out 381. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
As a team Colorado is hitting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Rockies hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .411. He has 46 hits this season in 144 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .569 and an OPS+ of 149. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 146 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .534. The Rockies have 334 hits, including 55 doubles and 56 home runs. Colorado has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 405 times as a unit. They have left 285 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 176 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 22-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.88, Chris Stratton has a 4-3 record and a 1.40 WHIP this season. He has 41 strikeouts over the 48 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 45 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 150 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 382 base knocks and 192 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 158 hitters and struck out 342 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Giants hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .404. He has 46 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 151 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .583 with an OPS+ of 170. Buster Posey is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 40 hits in 133 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Giants as a unit have 399 base hits, including 80 doubles and 45 homers. San Francisco has walked 134 times this year and they have struck out on 429 occasions. They have had 331 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.04 runs per game and totaled 182 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies -102
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