San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 5/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Samardzija vs. Kyle Freeland
The San Francisco Giants head to Coors Field on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Jeff Samardzija for the Giants and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +130 and Colorado at -140. The Giants have a 27-24-2 over/under mark and a 29-24-0 run line record. The Rockies are 27-26-0 against the run line and have a 18-31-4 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 27-24-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 29-24-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 18-31-4 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 27-26-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/27/18 C Buster Posey Hip is "?" Monday vs Colorado Rockies
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 25-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.23 and a WHIP of 1.64 this year. He has 25 strikeouts over his 34.2 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 177 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 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 4.55. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 460 base hits and 237 earned runs. They have allowed 52 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 193 batters and struck out 393. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .257, good for 7th in the league. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .412. He has 56 hits this season in 178 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .573 and an OPS+ of 171. Brandon Crawford is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 178 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .489. The Giants have 471 hits, including 91 doubles and 53 home runs. San Francisco has walked 162 times so far this season and they have struck out 510 times as a unit. They have left 391 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 214 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 28-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.28, Kyle Freeland has a 4-5 record and a 1.18 WHIP this season. He has 52 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 50 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 155 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 180 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 438 base knocks and 227 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 179 hitters and struck out 445 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 24th in the league. The Rockies hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .417. He has 57 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 176 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .574 with an OPS+ of 153. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 51 hits in 184 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .522. The Rockies as a unit have 413 base hits, including 67 doubles and 65 homers. Colorado has walked 181 times this year and they have struck out on 475 occasions. They have had 342 men left on base and have an OPS of .705. They have scored 4.04 runs per game and totaled 214 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies -140
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