San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 7/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Suarez vs. Tyler Anderson
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Andrew Suarez for the Giants and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +120 and Colorado at -130. The Giants have a 42-41-3 over/under record and a 47-39-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 42-43-0 against the run line and have a 39-40-6 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 42-41-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 47-39-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 39-40-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 42-43-0 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 45-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Suarez has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.18 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 66 strikeouts over his 71 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 284 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 289 hitters and walked 112 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 739 base hits and 341 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 279 batters and struck out 658. 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 3.78.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .255, good for 8th in the league. The Giants hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 76 hits this season in 258 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .430 and an OPS+ of 120. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Giants have 757 hits, including 158 doubles and 86 home runs. San Francisco has walked 265 times so far this season and they have struck out 770 times as a unit. They have left 627 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 359 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 42-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.23, Tyler Anderson has a 5-3 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 85 strikeouts over the 93.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.48 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 272 batters and walked 130 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 759 base knocks and 416 earned runs this season. They have given up 104 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 296 hitters and struck out 722 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .420 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 .310 with an OBP of .397. He has 93 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 300 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .597 with an OPS+ of 148. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 86 hits in 319 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Rockies as a unit have 725 base hits, including 137 doubles and 105 homers. Colorado has walked 264 times this year and they have struck out on 749 occasions. They have had 539 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 397 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -130
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