Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 4/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+120) San Francisco (-175)
Chi Chi Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies (3-4, 4th in NL West) go to Oracle Park on Saturday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (3-3, 3rd in NL West). The Giants open this game at -175 while the Rockies are coming in at +120. The O/U is set at 8. The pitchers taking the mound are Chi Chi Gonzalez and Logan Webb.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 6.3 runs per game, which is 4th in MLB. They have accounted for 44 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .289. The Rockies have accumulated 14 doubles as a squad and have smacked 12 balls out of the park. They have 40 RBI's and 59 hits on the campaign, while their batting average comes in at .236. Colorado owns a slugging percentage of .468 and have struck out 56 times, while drawing a walk on 18 occasions.
The Rockies have a team earned run average of 4.57 so far this year (20th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 59 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 1.74 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.55. Rockies pitchers have given up 5 long balls and also 39 total runs (6th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 34 hitters and their FIP sits at 4.13 as a unit over the course of the season.
The Rockies relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 4 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 9 base runners this year with 33.3% of those runners crossed home plate. Rockies pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 9 times in addition to having 7 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 28 relievers to the mound this season. The relief pitchers have 1 hold so far this year (23rd in MLB). They have earned 2 saves so far this year and have blown 1 out of their 3 chances to get a save.
Gonzalez has taken the hill for 165 frames and has 103 punch outs in his MLB career. His earned run average is 5.13 (94 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.473. He has surrendered 156 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) with 87 walks. Gonzalez (7-16 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 5.29 while going up against 733 batters in the major leagues.
San Francisco has tallied 11 long balls this year as well as 19 RBIs. They have recorded 6 doubles, while walking 18 times as well as earning 20 runs. The San Francisco Giants are sitting with an on-base percentage of .268 and a batting average of .201 so far this season. The Giants hold a team SLG% of .392 and they tally 3.33 runs per contest (24th in the league). They have struck out on 65 instances (12th in the league) and have accounted for 41 hits.
The San Francisco pitching staff have allowed 22 runs on the campaign while having an ERA of 3.40 (20 earned runs surrendered). They have allowed 4 homers and they concede 3.74 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league). The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.208 and have a FIP of 3.81 as a team this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.09 (48 strikeouts vs 23 bases on balls). They sit at 23rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 41.
With 10 save situations, the Giants have accumulated 4 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. San Francisco has had relievers step onto the hill in 6 save chances and they have come away with 3 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 12 times in high leverage situations and also on 6 occasions with runners on base. San Francisco relievers have an inherited score percentage of 50.0% of 8 inherited base runners. They sit at 20th in MLB with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 24 relievers to the hill on the season.
Webb (5-8 career win-loss record) has a 5.35 earned run average while conceding 10.1 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.15 and he has gone up against 445 opposing hitters during his MLB career. He has allowed 59 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.540 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. Thus far in his career, Webb has allowed 112 base knocks while tallying 88 K's in 99 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco (-175)
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