Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 4/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+117) San Francisco (-137)
Oracle Park is the site where Alex Wood and the San Francisco Giants (15-8, 2nd in NL West) will play the Colorado Rockies (8-14, 5th in NL West) on Wednesday. The Rockies open this game at +117 while the Giants are coming in at -137. The total has been set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound are German Marquez and Alex Wood.
Colorado owns a slugging percentage of .417 and have struck out 193 times, while drawing a walk on 52 occasions. They have tallied 95 RBI's as well as 172 hits this year, while their average at the plate sits at .238. The Rockies have hit 32 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 27 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 100 runs scored and have an OBP of .290. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 8th in the league.
Rockies pitchers have given up 24 long balls and also 106 runs in total (23rd in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 92 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.49 as a unit for the year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 1.87 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.45. The Rockies have compiled a team ERA of 4.62 over the course of the season (25th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 172 batters.
The Rockies relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 33.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 10 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 29 base runners for the year with 31.0% of those players earned a run for their team. Rockies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 17 times and also have had 16 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have sent 74 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. The bullpen have accumulated 4 holds over the course of the season (28th in the league). They have recorded 2 saves so far this season and have blown 4 out of their 6 save opportunities.
The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 573 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 212 assists and 9 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .989 which is 5th in baseball, and they have turned 162 double plays. The Rockies have turned 69.4% of baseballs in play into outs in their 1,719 innings on the field, which ranks them 22nd in MLB.
Marquez has pitched in 663 frames and is sitting with 668 punch outs so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.21 (310 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.276. He has given up 658 base knocks (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has 188 free passes. Marquez (43-31 career mark) has a FIP of 3.86 and he has gone up against 2,804 hitters in the major leagues.
The San Francisco Giants hold a team on-base percentage of .298 and a team batting average of .221 so far this year. They have been rung up on 209 occasions (12th in the league) and have accounted for 164 base hits. San Francisco has accumulated 29 home runs so far this season and 90 RBIs. The Giants have a team slugging percentage of .397 and they tally 4.00 runs per game (19th in the league). They have recorded 37 two-baggers, while walking 77 times and putting up 92 runs.
The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.063 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.50 as a unit for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.23 (207 strikeouts vs 64 free passes). They come in at 7th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 154. They have surrendered 21 home runs and they concede 3.07 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The San Francisco pitching staff have given up 70 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 2.81 (64 earned runs allowed).
San Francisco has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 18 save opportunities and they have converted 11 saves. They sit at 17th in MLB holding a save percentage of 61.1%, and they have dispatched 77 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 37 times in high leverage situations and on 14 occasions with base runners. San Francisco bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 44.4% of 18 inherited runners. With 40 save situations, the Giants have accumulated 22 holds and 7 blown saves.
Out of their 1,788 innings played, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.1% (8th in pro baseball). The San Francisco Giants have twisted 24 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (22nd in baseball). The Giants have recorded 212 assists, 15 errors and have a tally of 596 putouts for the season.
During his MLB career, Wood has surrendered 810 hits and he has 794 K's in 863 innings. He has conceded a total of 327 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.222 and having a FIP of 3.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.24 and he has faced 3,586 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Wood (55-44 career win-loss record) has a 3.41 ERA and has allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (-137)
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