San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 7/17/2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Shaun Anderson vs. Jon Gray
Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants (45-49, 5th in NL West) are headed to Coors Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (46-48, 3rd in NL West). The moneyline on this game has the Giants priced at +160 and the Rockies are at -170. The over/under has been set at 13.5.
The Giants have been pretty good for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 45-49-0 SU. The Rockies cover 48.9% of the time, going 46-48-0 straight up. The Rockies have been a very good choice for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 28-18-0 SU. San Francisco has went 33-44-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 42.9% of the time.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been an awful Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 50-39-5.
San Francisco covers 52.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 25-23-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies cover 54.2% of the time at Coors Field, going 26-22-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a decent Over choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 48-42-4.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/15/2019 Evan Longoria 3B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
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 45-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shaun Anderson has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 4.48 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 40 strikeouts over his 60.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 317 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 356 hitters and walked 120 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 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 4.46. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 824 base hits and 416 earned runs. They have allowed 128 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 294 batters and struck out 812. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .234, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .246 with an on-base percentage of .274. He has 86 hits this season in 350 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 81. Joe Panik is hitting .229 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 301 at bats. His OPS+ is 68 while his slugging percentage is at .316. The Giants have 740 hits, including 178 doubles and 100 home runs. San Francisco has walked 285 times so far this season and they have struck out 812 times as a unit. They have left 576 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 412 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 46-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.83, Jon Gray has a 9-6 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 121 strikeouts over the 115 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 335 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 310 batters and walked 135 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 5.39. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 915 base knocks and 508 earned runs this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 318 hitters and struck out 761 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 4.82.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .372. He has 110 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 356 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 119. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 106 hits in 331 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .607. The Rockies as a unit have 880 base hits, including 198 doubles and 122 homers. Colorado has walked 275 times this year and they have struck out on 893 occasions. They have had 598 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.48 runs per game and totaled 515 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +160
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