San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 7/16/2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Peter Lambert
Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies (46-46, 3rd in NL West) play the San Francisco Giants (43-49, 5th in NL West) at Coors Field on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The Giants open this matchup at +125 while the Rockies are coming in at -135. The over/under opens at 14.
The Giants have been inconsistent for wagerers, having gone 42-49-0 SU. Colorado covers 49.5% of the time, going 45-46-0 straight up. The Rockies have been a very good play for wagerers as favorites, going 27-16-0 SU. San Francisco has gone 30-44-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 40.5% of the time.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been an awful Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 48-38-5.
San Francisco covers 48.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 22-23-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado covers 55.6% of the time at Coors Field, going 25-20-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a less than ideal Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 46-41-4.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/14/2019 Evan Longoria 3B Foot Probable for Jul 15
7/14/2019 Austin Slater RF Illness Probable for Jul 15
7/14/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Back Probable for Jul 15
7/8/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
6/21/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
7/12/2019 Brendan Rodgers 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/12/2019 Seung-Hwan Oh RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/12/2019 Harrison Musgrave RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/27/2019 Tyler Anderson SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 43-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 2-9 record with an earned run average of 6.42 and a WHIP of 1.77 this season. He has 80 strikeouts over his 67.1 innings pitched and he's given up 85 hits. He's allowed 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 314 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 348 hitters and walked 116 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 813 base hits and 413 earned runs. They have allowed 126 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 289 batters and struck out 789. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.49.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .231, good for 30th in the league. The Giants hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Joe Panik is hitting .227 with an on-base percentage of .305. He has 67 hits this season in 295 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .312 and an OPS+ of 67. Kevin Pillar is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .275. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 341 at bats. His OPS+ is 81 while his slugging percentage is at .413. The Giants have 713 hits, including 171 doubles and 94 home runs. San Francisco has walked 279 times so far this season and they have struck out 798 times as a unit. They have left 564 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 391 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 46-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.67, Peter Lambert has a 2-1 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 29.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 11.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 324 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 303 batters and walked 132 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 9.6 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 5.29. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 888 base knocks and 488 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 312 hitters and struck out 747 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .327 with an OBP of .374. He has 106 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 324 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .620 with an OPS+ of 134. Nolan Arenado is hitting .311 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 109 hits in 350 at bats while driving in 70 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .563. The Rockies as a unit have 869 base hits, including 196 doubles and 120 homers. Colorado has walked 270 times this year and they have struck out on 870 occasions. They have had 587 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.57 runs per game and totaled 512 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +125
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