San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Monday, May 3, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (9-16, 5th in NL West) play the San Francisco Giants (16-9, 1st in NL West) at Coors Field on Monday.
San Francisco is slugging .398 and have struck out 227 times, while drawing a walk on 87 occasions. They have compiled 102 runs batted in in addition to 184 base knocks on the season, while their average at the plate sits at .227. The Giants have accounted for 39 doubles as a squad and have hit 31 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 104 runs and have an OBP of .305. As a team, the San Francisco Giants are knocking in 4.2 runs per game, which puts them at 17th in the league.
The Giants hold a team earned run average of 2.93 on the campaign (2nd in baseball), and they have rung up 226 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.01 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.08. Giants pitchers have given up 24 home runs in addition to 80 total runs (2nd in baseball). They have walked 75 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.60 as a squad on the campaign.
Giants relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 17 times in addition to having 43 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have earned 23 holds for the season (1st in MLB). The Giants relievers have a save percentage of 61.1% and has entered the game in 41 save situations. They have tallied 11 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 7 out of their 18 save chances. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 24 runners over the course of the season and 37.5% of them ended up scoring. The Giants have sent 85 relief pitchers to the mound this season.
The Giants have transformed 71.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,013 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 7th in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants have accounted for 671 putouts on the year, in addition to 237 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which has them ranked 21st in professional baseball, and have accumulated 181 double plays.
Sanchez has taken the mound for 614 frames and is sitting with 494 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.91 (267 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.352. He has given up 559 base hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 271 free passes. Sanchez (35-34 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.36 and he has gone up against 2,637 opposing hitters in the majors.
The Colorado Rockies have tallied an OBP of .293 and a batting average of .235 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 221 occasions (17th in the league) and have a total of 193 hits. Colorado has accumulated 30 long balls on the year and 107 RBIs. The Rockies hold a slugging percentage of .411 and they have an average of 4.52 runs per contest (9th in the league). They have hit 37 doubles, while taking a walk 67 times as well as scoring 113 runs.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.484 and have a FIP of 4.45 as a pitching staff so far this season. They come in at 28th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 217. The Colorado pitching staff have given up 123 runs this season while holding an ERA of 4.69 (113 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.87 (196 strikeouts against 105 walks). They have surrendered 27 long balls and they yield 5.10 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
With 12 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 4 holds and 5 blown saves. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 8 save opportunities and they have tallied 3 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 21 times in high leverage situations and on 21 occasions with runners on base. Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 28.6% out of their 35 inherited base runners. They rank 29th in baseball with a save percentage of 37.5%, and they have sent 86 relievers onto the field over the course of the season.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 18 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in the majors). The Rockies have racked up 241 assists, 12 errors and are sitting with 651 putouts so far this year. In 1,953 innings on the diamond, the Rockies have a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (24th in the majors).
During his pro baseball career, Marquez has conceded 662 base knocks and he has 673 punch outs in 667 innings pitched. Marquez (43-32 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.24 earned run average and has allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 314 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.279 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.52 and he has gone up against 2,824 opposing batters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado
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