Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/14/2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Derek Holland
The Colorado Rockies visit Oracle Park on Sunday, April 14, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are German Marquez for the Rockies and Derek Holland for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at -126 and San Francisco at +116. The Rockies have a 5-8-1 over/under record and a 4-10-0 run line mark. The Giants are 6-9-0 against the run line and have a 5-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 5-8-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 4-10-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 5-9-1 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 6-9-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/09/19 LF David Dahl Abdominal 10-day IL (04/09)
04/08/19 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day IL (04/07)
04/07/19 3B Ryan McMahon Elbow 10-day IL
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
04/01/19 2B Daniel Murphy Hand 10-day IL (03/30)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 P Antonio Senzatela Foot 10-day IL (03/25)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
04/12/19 C Buster Posey Rest is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Colorado Rockies
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 3-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher German Marquez has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 16 strikeouts over his 18 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He's allowed 6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.27 and they have given up 41 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 50 hitters and walked 26 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 121 base hits and 69 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 58 batters and struck out 118. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.48.
As a team Colorado is hitting .204, good for 26th in the league. The Rockies hold a .311 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .265, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.1 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .290. He has 13 hits this season in 56 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .321 and an OPS+ of 50. Nolan Arenado is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 57 at bats. His OPS+ is 60 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Rockies have 100 hits, including 18 doubles and 8 home runs. Colorado has walked 38 times so far this season and they have struck out 141 times as a unit. They have left 88 men on base and have a team OPS of .576. They score 2.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 40 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 6-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Derek Holland has a 1-1 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 16 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.93 and they have given up 46 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 52 batters and walked 12 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.72. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 115 base knocks and 42 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 36 hitters and struck out 130 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.45.
As a team, they are batting .199, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .312 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .260, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 6.7 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .231 with an OBP of .322. He has 12 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 52 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 117. Steven Duggar is hitting .220 this season and he has an OBP of .254. He has collected 13 hits in 59 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 58 and a slugging percentage of .339. The Giants as a unit have 100 base hits, including 28 doubles and 9 homers. San Francisco has walked 35 times this year and they have struck out on 138 occasions. They have had 88 men left on base and have an OPS of .573. They have scored 2.8 runs per game and totaled 42 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +116
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