San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 9/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Tyler Anderson
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Monday, September 3, 2018 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and Tyler Anderson for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +119 and Colorado at -129. The Giants have a 59-71-7 over/under record and a 70-67-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 69-66-0 against the run line and have a 56-71-8 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 59-71-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 70-67-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 56-71-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 69-66-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/30/18 C Buster Posey Hip 60-day DL (08/25)
08/30/18 CF Steve Duggar Shoulder 10-day DL (08/29); is out for season
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 60-day DL (07/07)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 68-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 2.68 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 86 strikeouts over his 100.2 innings pitched and he's given up 86 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 437 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 474 hitters and walked 176 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.8. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,162 base hits and 520 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 435 batters and struck out 1,063. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .244, good for 21st in the league. The Giants hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 123 hits this season in 482 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .415 and an OPS+ of 110. Brandon Crawford is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 462 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .405. The Giants have 1,141 hits, including 227 doubles and 116 home runs. San Francisco has walked 398 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,197 times as a unit. They have left 950 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 534 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 73-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.79, Tyler Anderson has a 6-7 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 140 strikeouts over the 148.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 140 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 421 batters and walked 186 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,145 base knocks and 606 earned runs this season. They have given up 154 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 446 hitters and struck out 1,145 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Rockies hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .344. He has 142 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 514 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 106. Nolan Arenado is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 144 hits in 480 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .558. The Rockies as a unit have 1,155 base hits, including 222 doubles and 165 homers. Colorado has walked 411 times this year and they have struck out on 1,154 occasions. They have had 874 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 624 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +119
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