Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants 9/16/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. Dereck Rodriguez
The Colorado Rockies head to AT&T Park on Sunday, September 16, 2018 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants.
The odds for this matchup have Colorado at -113 and San Francisco at +103. The Rockies have a 61-78-8 over/under mark and a 76-71-0 run line record. The Giants are 74-74-0 against the run line and have a 61-80-7 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 61-78-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 76-71-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 61-80-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 74-74-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
09/06/18 CF Yonathan Daza Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 60-day DL (07/07)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/30/18 C Buster Posey Hip 60-day DL (08/25)
08/30/18 CF Steve Duggar Shoulder 10-day DL (08/29); is out for season
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 60-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 81-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 5.01 and a WHIP of 1.44 this year. He has 56 strikeouts over his 73.2 innings pitched and he's given up 81 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 443 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 467 hitters and walked 199 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,252 base hits and 652 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 481 batters and struck out 1,269. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team Colorado is hitting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 162 hits this season in 565 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .490 and an OPS+ of 112. Nolan Arenado is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 157 hits and he has driven in 100 men in 526 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .563. The Rockies have 1,285 hits, including 256 doubles and 187 home runs. Colorado has walked 446 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,267 times as a unit. They have left 956 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 698 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 69-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.35, Dereck Rodriguez has a 6-3 record and a 1.06 WHIP this season. He has 81 strikeouts over the 103.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 80 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 460 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 502 batters and walked 196 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,243 base knocks and 568 earned runs this season. They have given up 141 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 479 hitters and struck out 1,158 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .253 with an OBP of .342. He has 101 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 399 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 107. Brandon Crawford is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 125 hits in 489 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .393. The Giants as a unit have 1,218 base hits, including 237 doubles and 125 homers. San Francisco has walked 420 times this year and they have struck out on 1,325 occasions. They have had 1,013 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 562 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +103
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