San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 9/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (-195) Colorado (+160)
Jon Gray and the Colorado Rockies (71-81, 4th in NL West) play the San Francisco Giants (99-54, 1st in NL West) at Coors Field on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Giants coming in at -195 and the Rockies are at +160. The O/U opens at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Anthony DeSclafani and Jon Gray.
As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are notching 4.9 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 7th in baseball. They have racked up 750 runs and have an OBP of .329. The Giants have earned 257 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 228 balls out of the stadium. They have 716 runs batted in in addition to 1,275 hits this season, while their team batting average is at .249. San Francisco has a slugging % of .442 and have been rung up 1,383 times, while drawing a walk on 566 occasions.
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The Giants have an ERA of 3.30 this season (2nd in baseball), and they have struck out 1,327 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.35 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.15. Giants pitchers have allowed 147 home runs and 566 runs (2nd in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 396 opposing players and their FIP is 3.62 as a team for the season.
The Giants bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 66.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 189 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 169 base runners for the year with 34.3% of them ended up scoring. Giants bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 117 times in addition to having 191 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have dispatched 554 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have recorded 106 holds on the season (2nd in the league). They have recorded 53 saves for the year and have blown 27 of 80 save chances.
The Giants have converted 71.0% of baseballs in play into outs in their 12,273 innings, which has them ranked 4th in MLB. The San Francisco Giants are sitting with 4,091 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,384 assists and 75 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .986 which is 7th in baseball, and have accumulated 859 double plays.
DeSclafani has thrown 815 frames and has 728 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.09 (370 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.254. He has conceded 796 hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) with 226 walks. DeSclafani (49-46 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.14 and he has gone up against 3,416 hitters in the majors.
The Rockies hold a team slugging percentage of .416 and they score 4.61 runs per outing (10th in the league). They have 258 two-baggers, while taking a walk 463 times and putting up 696 runs. Colorado has a total of 174 home runs on the season and 667 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 1,259 occasions (23rd in the league) and have a total of 1,243 base hits. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with an OBP of .316 in addition to a team batting average of .248 this season.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.373 in addition to having a FIP of 4.45 as a pitching staff for the year. They are sitting at 23rd in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,290. The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 735 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.74 (689 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.37 (1,196 strikeouts against 505 walks). They have conceded 184 dingers and they yield 5.06 runs per 9 innings (22nd in baseball).
Colorado bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 40.1% out of their 192 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 157 times in high leverage situations and also on 121 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 126 save situations, the Rockies have amassed 68 holds and 27 blown saves. They are currently ranked 26th in baseball with a save rate of 53.4%, and they have dispatched 498 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the season. Colorado has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 58 save chances and they have walked away with 31 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 131 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .987 (5th in pro baseball). The Rockies have racked up 1,423 assists, 71 errors and are sitting with 3,922 putouts this year. Out of their 11,766 innings played, the Rockies have a defensive efficiency of 68.8% (24th in professional baseball).
During his career, Gray has given up 818 base hits while tallying 837 strikeouts in 820 innings pitched. Gray (53-48 career record) holds a 4.52 earned run average while allowing 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 412 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.338 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 2.99 and he has faced 3,516 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco (-195)
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