San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/5/2020
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+182) Rockies (-192)
Evan Longoria and the San Francisco Giants (5-6, 4th in NL West) head to Coors Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (7-2, 1st in NL West). The Rockies open this game at -192 while the Giants are coming in at +182. The over/under has been set at 12.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Logan Webb and Jon Gray.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/2/2020 Jarlin Garcia SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
8/2/2020 Drew Smyly SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
7/31/2020 Sam Coonrod RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/27/2020 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/29/2020 Tyler Beede SP Elbow Out for the season
3/10/2020 Aramis Garcia C Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
8/2/2020 Scott Oberg RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
8/2/2020 Wade Davis RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/23/2020 Peter Lambert SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 5-6 overall record this season. Webb (2-3 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.45 and he has faced 212 batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.85 (25 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.573. He has surrendered 54 hits (10.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 19 free passes. Webb has pitched in 46 innings and is sitting with 43 strikeouts during his MLB career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 48 hitters and walked 26 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.29. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 101 base hits and 57 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 84. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.99.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .254, good for 7th in the league. The Giants hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Evan Longoria is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 6 hits this season in 18 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .611 and an OPS+ of 173. Donovan Solano is hitting .457 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .474. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 35 at bats. His OPS+ is 220 while his slugging percentage is at .657. The Giants have 93 hits, including 15 doubles and 12 home runs. San Francisco has walked 39 times so far this season and they have struck out 91 times as a unit. They have left 72 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 54 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 7-2 overall mark this year. Gray (43-33 career record) has earned a 4.43 earned run average and has allowed 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.14 and he has faced 2,780 opposing hitters during his career. In his career, Gray has allowed 652 base knocks while he has accumulated 675 punchouts in 652 frames. He has conceded a total of 321 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.330 and having a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .199 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 34 batters and walked 9 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.15. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 61 base knocks and 28 earned runs this season. They have given up 8 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 26 hitters and struck out 74 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.66.
As a team, they are batting .279, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .346 with an OBP of .414. He has 9 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 26 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 157. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .368 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 14 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Rockies as a unit have 86 base hits, including 10 doubles and 12 homers. Colorado has walked 31 times this year and they have struck out on 77 occasions. They have had 62 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.56 runs per game and totaled 50 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants (+182)
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