San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks & Predictions 8/2/2019
Friday, August 2, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Peter Lambert
David Dahl and the Colorado Rockies (50-58, 5th in NL West) host the San Francisco Giants (54-53, 2nd in NL West) at Coors Field on Friday, August 2, 2019.
The Giants have been hot and cold for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 55-53-0 SU. Colorado is covering 45.9% of the time, going 50-59-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a pretty good Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 55-48-5.
The Giants are covering 54.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 30-25-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies are covering 50.9% of the time at Coors Field, going 27-26-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a pretty good Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 54-51-4.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/31/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Side Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/30/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/27/2019 Evan Longoria 3B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/31/2019 German Marquez SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/17/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 54-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 3.74 and a WHIP of 1.15 this season. He has 140 strikeouts over his 139.2 innings pitched and he's given up 132 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 417 hitters and walked 134 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 941 base hits and 472 earned runs. They have allowed 149 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 330 batters and struck out 952. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .233 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 81 hits this season in 348 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .397 and an OPS+ of 101. Kevin Pillar is hitting .239 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .266. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 410 at bats. His OPS+ is 75 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Giants have 873 hits, including 212 doubles and 114 home runs. San Francisco has walked 332 times so far this season and they have struck out 951 times as a unit. They have left 685 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 470 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 50-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.67, Peter Lambert has a 2-2 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 46 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 58 hits. He's allowing 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.02 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 352 batters and walked 157 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.44. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,057 base knocks and 591 earned runs this season. They have given up 165 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 374 hitters and struck out 877 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. David Dahl comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .353. He has 112 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 371 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .526 with an OPS+ of 108. Nolan Arenado is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 125 hits in 411 at bats while driving in 81 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .530. The Rockies as a unit have 1,012 base hits, including 234 doubles and 137 homers. Colorado has walked 323 times this year and they have struck out on 1,027 occasions. They have had 701 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.34 runs per game and totaled 582 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks