San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 9/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (-172) Colorado (+135)
Kyle Freeland and the Colorado Rockies (63-73, 4th in NL West) host the San Francisco Giants (86-50, 2nd in NL West) at Coors Field on Monday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Giants priced at -172 and the Rockies are at +135. The O/U opens at 11. The pitchers taking the mound will be Kevin Gausman and Kyle Freeland.
San Francisco has a slugging % of .431 and have been rung up 1,248 times, while drawing a walk on 494 occasions. They have accumulated 613 RBI's and 1,109 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average is at .243. The Giants have compiled 217 two-baggers as a team and have hit 201 baseballs out of the park. They have earned 641 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .322. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are recording 4.7 runs per game, which has them at 9th in baseball.
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The Giants have compiled a team earned run average of 3.27 this year (2nd in the league), and they have struck out 1,191 batters. They have walked 360 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.62 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.31 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.13. Giants pitchers have conceded 130 home runs and also 503 total runs (2nd in baseball).
The Giants have sent 483 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 141 base runners this season and 35.5% of them crossed home plate. They have compiled 48 saves for the year and have missed out on 25 out of their 73 chances to get a save. The Giants relief pitchers have a save percentage of 65.8% and has come into the game in 170 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 94 holds on the campaign (2nd in baseball). Giants pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 99 times as well as having 168 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Francisco Giants have amassed 3,653 putouts for the season, as well as 1,226 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which ranks 7th in MLB, and they have turned 763 double plays. The Giants have converted 71.4% of baseballs in play into outs in their 10,959 innings on the field, which has them sitting 3rd in baseball.
Gausman has taken the mound for 1,142 frames and has earned 1,117 K's so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.02 (510 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.285. He has surrendered 1,125 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 343 free passes. Gausman (62-71 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.89 and he has gone up against 4,823 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
Colorado has 153 home runs for the year as well as 595 runs batted in. They have recorded 228 doubles, while walking 415 times and scoring 624 runs. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with a team OBP of .316 in addition to a batting average of .248 this year. The Rockies have a slugging percentage of .413 and they are earning 4.59 runs per outing (11th in the league). They have struck out on 1,120 occasions (25th in baseball) and are sitting with 1,117 hits.
The Colorado pitching staff have relinquished 655 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 4.69 (611 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 163 home runs and they concede 5.03 runs per 9 innings (22nd in MLB). The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.364 in addition to having a FIP of 4.42 as a unit this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.38 (1,077 strikeouts vs 452 free passes). They come in at 21st in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,147.
Colorado bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 41.0% out of their 173 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 133 times in high leverage situations and on 108 occasions with runners on. With 108 save situations, the Rockies have compiled 58 holds and also 24 blown saves. They are ranked 27th in MLB holding a save rate of 52.0%, and they have sent 437 relievers to the hill so far this year. Colorado has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 50 save chances and they have come away with 26 saves.
Out of their 10,551 innings on the field, the Rockies have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (22nd in pro baseball). The Colorado Rockies have turned 114 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in baseball). The Rockies have recorded 1,278 assists, 64 errors and are sitting with 3,517 putouts over the course of the season.
Freeland (38-38 career mark) has a 4.18 ERA while giving up 9.4 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.21 and he has gone up against 2,694 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up 290 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.395 and having a FIP of 4.5. In his pro baseball career, Freeland has allowed 652 base knocks while totaling 486 K's in 625 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado (+135)
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