San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 5/8/2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Jon Gray
The San Francisco Giants visit Coors Field on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Derek Holland for the Giants and Jon Gray for the Rockies.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +153 and Colorado at -163. The Giants have a 16-17-2 over/under record and a 15-20-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 17-18-0 against the run line and have a 17-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 16-17-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 15-20-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 17-16-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 17-18-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/07/19 3B Evan Longoria Shoulder is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs Colorado Rockies
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
05/07/19 LF David Dahl Rest is not in the starting lineup Tuesday vs San Francisco Giants
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 15-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 5.34 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 40 strikeouts over his 32 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.31 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 129 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 283 base hits and 149 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 105 batters and struck out 303. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .216, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .352 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .275, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Buster Posey is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .313. He has 26 hits this season in 102 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .422 and an OPS+ of 100. Brandon Belt is hitting .221 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 113 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .451. The Giants have 251 hits, including 61 doubles and 30 home runs. San Francisco has walked 86 times so far this season and they have struck out 308 times as a unit. They have left 200 men on base and have a team OPS of .627. They score 3.49 runs per contest and have scored a total of 122 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 16-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.22, Jon Gray has a 3-3 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 42.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.57 and they have given up 109 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 107 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 312 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 48 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 126 hitters and struck out 287 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.59.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 22nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .342. He has 43 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 141 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .574 with an OPS+ of 124. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 42 hits in 144 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Rockies as a unit have 290 base hits, including 68 doubles and 41 homers. Colorado has walked 104 times this year and they have struck out on 330 occasions. They have had 217 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 166 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +153
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