San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 7/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Kyle Freeland
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Monday, July 2, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at -125 and Colorado at +115. The Giants have a 41-40-3 over/under record and a 46-38-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 41-42-0 against the run line and have a 38-39-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 41-40-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 46-38-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 38-39-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 41-42-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/20/18 P Hunter Strickland Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
06/14/18 3B Evan Longoria Hand 10-day DL (06/14)
05/29/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (05/30)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
05/01/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (05/01)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
06/24/18 P Bryan Shaw Calf 10-day DL (06/24)
06/02/18 CF David Dahl Foot 10-day DL (06/01)
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 44-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 2.51 and a WHIP of 1.02 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 32.1 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He's allowed 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 275 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 111 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 716 base hits and 331 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 271 batters and struck out 643. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.77.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .254, good for 7th in the league. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 81 hits this season in 304 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .441 and an OPS+ of 116. Buster Posey is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 255 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .420. The Giants have 736 hits, including 150 doubles and 85 home runs. San Francisco has walked 256 times so far this season and they have struck out 757 times as a unit. They have left 609 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 348 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 41-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.29, Kyle Freeland has a 7-6 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 81 strikeouts over the 98.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 88 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.52 and they have given up 269 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 265 batters and walked 129 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 743 base knocks and 409 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 292 hitters and struck out 710 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .348. He has 85 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 314 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .459 with an OPS+ of 103. Nolan Arenado is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 90 hits in 294 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .585. The Rockies as a unit have 706 base hits, including 133 doubles and 104 homers. Colorado has walked 258 times this year and they have struck out on 733 occasions. They have had 523 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 388 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants -125
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