Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants MLB Picks & Predictions 4/12/2019
Friday, April 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs. Drew Pomeranz
The Colorado Rockies visit Oracle Park on Friday, April 12, 2019 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Chad Bettis for the Rockies and Drew Pomeranz for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +114 and San Francisco at -124. The Rockies have a 5-6-1 over/under record and a 3-9-0 run line mark. The Giants are 5-8-0 against the run line and have a 5-7-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 5-6-1 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 3-9-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 5-7-1 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 5-8-0 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
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 3-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chad Bettis has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 11.88 and a WHIP of 2.40 this season. He has 5 strikeouts over his 8.1 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 15.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 38 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 36 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.52. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 107 base hits and 65 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 49 batters and struck out 94. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.85.
As a team Colorado is hitting .216, good for 25th in the league. The Rockies hold a .339 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .281, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 12 hits this season in 44 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .386 and an OPS+ of 77. Nolan Arenado is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 47 at bats. His OPS+ is 64 while his slugging percentage is at .362. The Rockies have 86 hits, including 17 doubles and 8 home runs. Colorado has walked 34 times so far this season and they have struck out 109 times as a unit. They have left 74 men on base and have a team OPS of .620. They score 3.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 38 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 4-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.00, Drew Pomeranz has a 0-1 record and a 1.78 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 9 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 12 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.63 and they have given up 39 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 32 batters and walked 10 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.21. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 101 base knocks and 40 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 32 hitters and struck out 98 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .206, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .321 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .264, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.6 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .209 with an OBP of .292. He has 9 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 43 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .442 with an OPS+ of 90. Steven Duggar is hitting .204 this season and he has an OBP of .231. He has collected 10 hits in 49 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 50 and a slugging percentage of .347. The Giants as a unit have 86 base hits, including 24 doubles and 8 homers. San Francisco has walked 26 times this year and they have struck out on 114 occasions. They have had 73 men left on base and have an OPS of .585. They have scored 2.92 runs per game and totaled 38 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies +114
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