San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Picks and Tips 8/4/2019
Sunday, August 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Beede vs. Kyle Freeland
Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants (55-55, 2nd in NL West) head to Coors Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (51-59, 5th in NL West).
The Giants have been an inconsistent play for MLB bettors, having gone 55-55-0 SU. The Rockies are covering 46.4% of the time, going 51-59-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a dicey Under choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 56-49-5.
The Giants are covering 52.6% of the time on the road, having gone 30-27-0 straight up.
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Rockies are covering 51.8% of the time at Coors Field, going 28-26-0 SU.
The Rockies have been a dicey Under choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 54-52-4.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/2/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/2/2019 Kevin Pillar CF Hip Probable for Aug 3
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
8/2/2019 David Dahl CF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
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 55-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Beede has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 5.01 and a WHIP of 1.54 this season. He has 66 strikeouts over his 70 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 367 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 426 hitters and walked 140 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 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 4.36. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 965 base hits and 484 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 339 batters and struck out 958. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .237, 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 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .235 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 84 hits this season in 357 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .395 and an OPS+ of 101. Kevin Pillar is hitting .239 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .266. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 414 at bats. His OPS+ is 76 while his slugging percentage is at .401. The Giants have 892 hits, including 215 doubles and 115 home runs. San Francisco has walked 337 times so far this season and they have struck out 968 times as a unit. They have left 702 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 4.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 476 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 51-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.48, Kyle Freeland has a 2-9 record and a 1.64 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 77 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 94 hits. He's allowing 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 400 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 361 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 5.43. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,066 base knocks and 595 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 377 hitters and struck out 885 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 6th in the league. The Rockies hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .366. He has 123 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 387 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .584 with an OPS+ of 124. Nolan Arenado is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 125 hits in 415 at bats while driving in 81 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .525. The Rockies as a unit have 1,024 base hits, including 236 doubles and 139 homers. Colorado has walked 327 times this year and they have struck out on 1,030 occasions. They have had 709 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 5.34 runs per game and totaled 587 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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