Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants 5/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Anderson vs. Ty Blach
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson for the Rockies and Ty Blach for the Giants.
Colorado opens at +105 while San Francisco opens at -115. The Rockies have a 16-26-3 over/under record and a 25-20-0 run line mark. The Giants are 26-20-0 against the run line and have a 23-21-2 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 16-26-3 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 25-20-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 23-21-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 26-20-0 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
05/19/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee is "?" Saturday vs Colorado Rockies
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 25-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.34 this year. He has 43 strikeouts over his 44 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 125 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 161 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 365 base hits and 188 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 154 batters and struck out 390. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team Colorado is hitting .229, good for 28th in the league. The Rockies hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .324 with an on-base percentage of .416. He has 48 hits this season in 148 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .574 and an OPS+ of 152. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .265 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 151 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .543. The Rockies have 344 hits, including 58 doubles and 58 home runs. Colorado has walked 154 times so far this season and they have struck out 410 times as a unit. They have left 292 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 182 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 22-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.05, Ty Blach has a 3-4 record and a 1.43 WHIP this season. He has 26 strikeouts over the 53.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 152 batters and walked 65 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 392 base knocks and 198 earned runs this season. They have given up 48 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 161 hitters and struck out 347 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Giants hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .402. He has 46 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 152 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 168. Buster Posey is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 41 hits in 136 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .419. The Giants as a unit have 404 base hits, including 80 doubles and 46 homers. San Francisco has walked 136 times this year and they have struck out on 438 occasions. They have had 335 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 3.98 runs per game and totaled 183 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +105
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