Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 8/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Thursday, August 12, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+170) San Francisco (-222)
German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (51-62, 4th in NL West) head to Oracle Park on Thursday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (72-41, 1st in NL West). The Rockies open this matchup at +170 while the Giants are priced at -222. The O/U has been set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound are German Marquez and Logan Webb.
The Rockies have earned 193 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 123 baseballs out of the stadium. Colorado has a slugging percentage of .414 and have been called out on strikes 924 times, while being walked on 341 occasions. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.6 runs per outing, which is 14th in the league. They have recorded 489 runs batted in as well as 935 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is at .251. They have a total of 514 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .318.
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Rockies pitchers have conceded 133 home runs and also 544 total runs (21st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 376 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.42 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.36 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.37. The Rockies have a team earned run average of 4.70 this year (24th in the league), and their staff has rung up 889 batters.
The Rockies have sent 357 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have inherited 138 runners on the campaign with 41.3% of them crossed home plate. They have earned 21 saves on the year and have blown 19 of their 40 chances to save the game. The Rockies relievers have earned a save percentage of 52.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 81 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 41 holds this year (29th in baseball). Rockies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 89 times as well as having 108 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rockies have turned 68.8% of balls in play into outs out of 8,703 innings, which ranks them 22nd in professional baseball. The Colorado Rockies have earned 2,901 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,059 assists and 59 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which puts them in 9th in MLB, and they have twisted 754 double plays.
Marquez has taken the ball for 771 innings and has 781 strikeouts during his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.10 (351 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.248. He has given up 741 base knocks (8.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 221 free passes. Marquez (52-38 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 3.75 while he has gone up against 3,237 opposing batters during his time in the majors.
The San Francisco Giants hold an OBP of .326 and a batting average of .244 this year. They have been rung up on 1,048 occasions (7th in MLB) and have 918 hits. San Francisco has hit 169 HRs this year and 524 RBIs. The Giants have a team slugging percentage of .436 and they are scoring 4.90 runs per outing (7th in the league). They have 176 two-baggers, while walking 423 times and putting up 549 runs.
The San Francisco pitching staff have yielded 419 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.34 (371 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 114 long balls and they yield 3.77 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Giants have a WHIP of 1.123 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.72 as a squad for the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.29 (974 strikeouts vs 296 bases on balls). They rank 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 826.
San Francisco relievers have an inherited score percentage of 39.6% out of their 106 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 128 times in high leverage situations and on 76 occasions with runners on base. With 133 save situations, the Giants have tallied 69 holds and also 21 blown saves. They sit at 6th in MLB with a save percentage of 65.6%, and they have sent 391 relief pitchers onto the field so far this season. San Francisco has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 61 save opportunities and they have earned 40 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 78 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in MLB). The Giants have accrued 1,009 assists, 52 errors and have a total of 2,999 putouts over the course of the season. In 8,997 innings on the diamond, the Giants have a defensive efficiency of 72.1% (1st in baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Webb has given up 173 base knocks and he has 165 punch outs in 173 frames. He has allowed a total of 84 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.358 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.66 and he has faced 745 hitters so far in his career. Webb (10-10 record in his career) holds a 4.37 earned run average while giving up 9.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado (+170)
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