San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 8/3/2019
Saturday, August 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Jon Gray
Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies (50-59, 5th in NL West) play the San Francisco Giants (55-54, 2nd in NL West) at Coors Field on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
The Giants have been a good choice for MLB bettors, having gone 55-54-0 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 decent Over play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 56-48-5.
The Giants are covering 53.6% of the time as the visitor, having gone 30-26-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado is covering 50.9% of the time at Coors Field, going 27-26-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a decent Over play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 54-51-4.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/2/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/1/2019 Brandon Crawford SS Shoulder Probable for 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 55-54 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 3.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 363 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 423 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 953 base hits and 479 earned runs. They have allowed 152 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 335 batters and struck out 955. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.45.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .237, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .395 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. Kevin Pillar is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .266. He has 99 hits this season in 414 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .401 and an OPS+ of 75. Brandon Belt is hitting .236 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 352 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .398. The Giants have 883 hits, including 213 doubles and 114 home runs. San Francisco has walked 334 times so far this season and they have struck out 960 times as a unit. They have left 695 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 4.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 472 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 50-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.88, Jon Gray has a 10-7 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 134 strikeouts over the 132.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 127 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 397 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 358 batters and walked 161 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. Nolan Arenado comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .367. He has 125 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 411 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .530 with an OPS+ of 113. David Dahl is hitting .302 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 112 hits in 371 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .526. 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?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants
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