San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Baseball Betting Tips 5/9/2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dereck Rodriguez vs. Kyle Freeland
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Thursday, May 9, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +142 and Colorado at -152. The Giants have a 17-17-2 over/under record and a 16-20-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 17-19-0 against the run line and have a 18-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 17-17-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 16-20-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 18-16-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 17-19-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/04/19 C Erik Kratz Hamstring 10-day IL (05/01)
04/29/19 P Derek Holland Finger 10-day IL (04/29)
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
05/05/19 P Harrison Musgrave Elbow 10-day IL (05/04)
04/17/19 RF Noel Cuevas Quad 10-day IL (04/16)
04/03/19 P Jake McGee Knee 10-day IL (04/02)
03/30/19 P Chris Rusin Back 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 16-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dereck Rodriguez has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 5.75 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 26 strikeouts over his 36 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.30 and they have given up 108 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the bullpen and they've struck out 132 hitters and walked 46 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 293 base hits and 153 earned runs. They have allowed 51 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 108 batters and struck out 314. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .222, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .282, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .229 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 27 hits this season in 118 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 120. Buster Posey is hitting .245 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .308. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 106 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Giants have 267 hits, including 63 doubles and 33 home runs. San Francisco has walked 91 times so far this season and they have struck out 314 times as a unit. They have left 206 men on base and have a team OPS of .646. They score 3.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 136 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 16-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.90, Kyle Freeland has a 2-5 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 39.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 117 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 110 batters and walked 59 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 328 base knocks and 183 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 131 hitters and struck out 293 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.68.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .346. He has 43 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 148 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 113. Nolan Arenado is hitting .310 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 45 hits in 145 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .572. The Rockies as a unit have 300 base hits, including 70 doubles and 43 homers. Colorado has walked 107 times this year and they have struck out on 341 occasions. They have had 225 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 170 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rockies -152
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