San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 9/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Suarez vs. Antonio Senzatela
The San Francisco Giants head to Coors Field on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to take on the Colorado Rockies. The expected starting pitchers are Andrew Suarez for the Giants and Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies.
The odds for this matchup have San Francisco at +158 and Colorado at -168. The Giants have a 60-72-7 over/under mark and a 71-68-0 run line record. The Rockies are 70-67-0 against the run line and have a 58-71-8 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 60-72-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 71-68-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 58-71-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 70-67-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
09/03/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Colorado Rockies
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 68-71 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Suarez has a 6-9 record with an earned run average of 4.19 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 113 strikeouts over his 133.1 innings pitched and he's given up 135 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 444 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 479 hitters and walked 180 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 3.82. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,187 base hits and 534 earned runs. They have allowed 131 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 443 batters and struck out 1,086. 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 .242, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .252 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 124 hits this season in 493 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 108. Brandon Crawford is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 121 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 466 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .403. The Giants have 1,157 hits, including 229 doubles and 120 home runs. San Francisco has walked 401 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,237 times as a unit. They have left 961 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 544 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 75-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.88, Antonio Senzatela has a 4-5 record and a 1.37 WHIP this season. He has 46 strikeouts over the 62.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 65 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.99 and they have given up 418 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 432 batters and walked 187 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,170 base knocks and 619 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 450 hitters and struck out 1,170 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 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 .254, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .349. He has 148 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 527 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .476 with an OPS+ of 108. Nolan Arenado is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 148 hits in 492 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .557. The Rockies as a unit have 1,185 base hits, including 230 doubles and 170 homers. Colorado has walked 419 times this year and they have struck out on 1,180 occasions. They have had 891 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 644 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies -168
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