Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 4/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+150) San Francisco (-175)
Oracle Park is the site where Aaron Sanchez and the San Francisco Giants (14-8, 2nd in NL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (8-13, 5th in NL West) on Tuesday. The Giants open this matchup at -175 while the Rockies are coming in at +150. The total opens at 8. The pitchers taking the mound are Chi Chi Gonzalez and Aaron Sanchez.
As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.8 runs/g, which ranks them 8th in MLB. They have tallied 100 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .296. The Rockies have tallied 32 doubles as a unit and have smacked 27 balls out of the stadium. They have recorded 95 runs batted in in addition to 169 hits for the year, while their team batting average is at .244. Colorado is slugging .431 and have struck out 184 times, while being walked on 51 occasions.
The Rockies are sitting with a team ERA of 4.23 for the year (16th in baseball), and they have struck out 161 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.87 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.42. Rockies pitchers have conceded 23 home runs in addition to 94 runs (18th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 86 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.50 as a squad this year.
The Rockies relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 33.3% and has come into the game in 10 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 26 base runners so far this year and 23.1% of them crossed home plate. Rockies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 16 times in addition to having 16 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 71 relievers to the mound on the season. The bullpen have tallied 4 holds so far this year (28th in MLB). They have earned 2 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 4 out of their 6 save chances.
The Colorado Rockies have 549 putouts this year, in addition to 206 assists and 9 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .988 which has them ranked 5th in MLB, and have a total of 155 double plays. The Rockies have turned 70.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of 1,647 innings, which ranks them 19th in the majors.
Gonzalez (7-16 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 5.18 while going up against 774 hitters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 166 base hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has 91 walks. His ERA is 4.94 (96 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.469. Gonzalez has taken the mound for 175 frames and has 107 K's so far in his pro baseball career.
The Giants have a team slugging % of .391 and they are recording 3.64 runs per game (26th in the league). They have notched 34 doubles, while getting a free base 71 times and scoring 80 runs. San Francisco has compiled 28 home runs this year as well as 78 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 198 instances (13th in MLB) and have a total of 152 hits. The San Francisco Giants have accounted for an on-base percentage of .291 and a batting average of .215 this season.
The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.087 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.59 as a team on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.14 (198 strikeouts vs 63 bases on balls). They come in at 7th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 150. They have given up 21 long balls and they allow 3.21 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The San Francisco pitching staff have given up 70 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 2.94 (64 earned runs surrendered).
Sitting with 40 save situations, the Giants have 22 holds and 7 blown saves. San Francisco has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 18 save chances and they have walked away with 11 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 37 times in high leverage situations and also on 14 occasions with runners on. San Francisco relievers have an inherited score percentage of 44.4% out of 18 inherited base runners. They are ranked 17th in baseball holding a save percentage of 61.1%, and they have dispatched 77 relievers onto the diamond on the season.
The San Francisco Giants have twisted 22 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (19th in baseball). The Giants have recorded 200 assists, 14 errors and have earned 572 putouts so far this season. In 1,716 innings on the field, the Giants have a defensive efficiency of 72.2% (7th in baseball).
In his MLB career, Sanchez has surrendered 558 base hits while totaling 488 punch outs in 609 innings. He has conceded a total of 265 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.352 and a FIP of 4.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.83 and he has gone up against 2,617 opposing hitters so far in his career. Sanchez (35-34 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 3.91 ERA and has given up 8.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (-175)
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