Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 8/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Friday, August 13, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+155) San Francisco (-200)
Austin Gomber and the Colorado Rockies (51-63, 4th in NL West) go to Oracle Park on Friday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (73-41, 1st in NL West). The Rockies open this contest at +155 while the Giants are coming in at -200. The total opens at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Austin Gomber and Anthony DeSclafani.
Colorado is slugging .410 and have been rung up 943 times, while taking a walk on 351 occasions. They have 490 runs batted in in addition to 945 hits on the year, and their average at the plate sits at .249. The Rockies have compiled 195 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 123 balls out of the park. They have 515 runs while having a team OBP of .318. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.5 runs per game, which is 15th in baseball.
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The Rockies hold a team earned run average of 4.72 this season (24th in MLB), and they have rung up 906 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 382 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.39 as a team so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.37 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.37. Rockies pitchers have given up 133 home runs and 554 total runs (21st in the league).
The Rockies relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 52.5% and has entered the game in 81 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 141 base runners for the season and 40.4% of them crossed the plate. Rockies bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on 91 times in addition to having 108 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 362 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The bullpen have notched 41 holds so far this year (29th in the league). They have earned 21 saves for the season and have missed out on 19 out of their 40 chances to get a save.
The Rockies have turned 68.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,847 innings, ranking them 24th in professional baseball. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with 2,949 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,073 assists and 60 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .985 which has them ranked 10th in MLB, and have accumulated 770 double plays.
Gomber has taken the ball for 201 innings and has racked up 192 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Gomber (16-9 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 3.84 while facing 848 batters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.75 (84 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.257. He has allowed 178 hits (8.0 hits per nine innings) and has 75 free passes.
The Giants hold a slugging % of .439 and they average 4.95 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have 182 doubles, while taking a walk 429 times as well as racking up 564 runs. San Francisco has accumulated 174 home runs for the season to go along with 537 runs batted in. They have struck out on 1,060 occasions (7th in the league) and are sitting with 941 base hits. The San Francisco Giants have a team OBP of .326 as well as a team batting average of .246 for the year.
The Giants are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.126 and have a FIP of 3.72 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.27 (991 strikeouts vs 303 walks). They are sitting at 5th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 842. They have relinquished 115 long balls and they yield 3.79 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 428 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.35 (379 earned runs conceded).
San Francisco has had relievers step onto the mound in 62 save chances and they have walked away with 40 saves. They sit at 9th in baseball holding a save percentage of 64.5%, and they have dispatched 399 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the year. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 132 times in high leverage situations and on 77 occasions with runners on base. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 38.9% of 108 inherited runners. With 136 save situations, the Giants have earned 71 holds and also 22 blown saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 79 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in the majors). The Giants have accrued 1,028 assists, 54 errors and have notched a total of 3,053 putouts on the season. Out of their 9,159 innings played, the Giants hold a defensive efficiency of 72.0% (1st in professional baseball).
DeSclafani (47-44 career mark) has earned a 4.13 ERA while surrendering 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.21 and he has faced 3,282 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. He has conceded a total of 359 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.257 and having a FIP of 4.2. In his career, DeSclafani has conceded 766 hits while totaling 700 K's in 782 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (-200)
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