San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 7/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Stratton vs. Antonio Senzatela
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Chris Stratton for the Giants and Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +108 and Colorado at -118. The Giants have a 42-40-3 over/under record and a 47-38-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 41-43-0 against the run line and have a 39-39-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 42-40-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 47-38-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 39-39-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 41-43-0 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
07/01/18 P Chad Bettis Finger left last game, is "?" next start
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 45-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Stratton has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 4.45 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 70 strikeouts over his 91 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 281 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 288 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 16th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 729 base hits and 337 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 275 batters and struck out 652. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.79.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Giants hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 74 hits this season in 255 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .420 and an OPS+ of 116. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 310 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Giants have 752 hits, including 156 doubles and 85 home runs. San Francisco has walked 264 times so far this season and they have struck out 765 times as a unit. They have left 623 men on base and have a team OPS of .728. They score 4.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 357 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 41-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.23, Antonio Senzatela has a 2-1 record and a 1.67 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 17.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 23 hits. He's allowing 11.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.52 and they have given up 278 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 270 batters and walked 130 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 754 base knocks and 414 earned runs this season. They have given up 103 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 295 hitters and struck out 717 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.29.
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 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .391. He has 91 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 297 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .593 with an OPS+ of 144. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 85 hits in 315 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .457. The Rockies as a unit have 715 base hits, including 135 doubles and 105 homers. Colorado has walked 260 times this year and they have struck out on 743 occasions. They have had 529 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 392 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -118
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