San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 5/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, May 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Suarez vs. Chad Bettis
The San Francisco Giants head to Coors Field on Monday, May 28, 2018 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Andrew Suarez for the Giants and Chad Bettis for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +135 and Colorado at -145. The Giants have a 26-24-2 over/under mark and a 29-23-0 run line record. The Rockies are 26-26-0 against the run line and have a 18-30-4 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 26-24-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 29-23-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 18-30-4 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 26-26-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/26/18 C Buster Posey Hip is "?" Sunday vs Chicago Cubs
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
05/15/18 2B Alen Hanson Hamstring 10-day DL (05/13)
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)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 25-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Suarez has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 5.68 and a WHIP of 1.39 this year. He has 30 strikeouts over his 31.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 172 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 447 base hits and 229 earned runs. They have allowed 51 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 187 batters and struck out 385. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Giants hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .413. He has 55 hits this season in 174 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .580 and an OPS+ of 173. Brandon Crawford is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 173 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .491. The Giants have 462 hits, including 91 doubles and 53 home runs. San Francisco has walked 154 times so far this season and they have struck out 502 times as a unit. They have left 378 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 211 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 27-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.30, Chad Bettis has a 4-1 record and a 1.20 WHIP this season. He has 39 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 50 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 151 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 179 batters and walked 71 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 429 base knocks and 225 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 174 hitters and struck out 438 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 25th in the league. The Rockies hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .416. He has 55 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 172 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 149. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 49 hits in 179 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .525. The Rockies as a unit have 399 base hits, including 66 doubles and 61 homers. Colorado has walked 179 times this year and they have struck out on 467 occasions. They have had 334 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 3.96 runs per game and totaled 206 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies -145
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