San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 9/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (-256) Colorado (+190)
Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants (87-50, 1st in NL West) head to Coors Field on Tuesday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (63-74, 4th in NL West). The Giants open this matchup at -256 while the Rockies are coming in at +190. The total opens at 11.5. The expected starting pitchers are Logan Webb and Chi Chi Gonzalez.
As a team, the San Francisco Giants are recording 4.7 runs per game, which puts them at 9th in baseball. They are sitting with 647 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .322. The Giants have hit 221 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 202 balls out of the stadium. They have 619 runs batted in in addition to 1,119 base knocks over the course of the season, and their team batting average comes in at .243. San Francisco has a slugging % of .432 and have struck out 1,254 times, while being walked on 499 occasions.
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The Giants have compiled a team earned run average of 3.27 this year (2nd in MLB), and the staff has struck out 1,200 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 366 hitters and their FIP sits at 3.63 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.28 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.14. Giants pitchers have yielded 131 long balls in addition to 507 runs (2nd in the league).
The Giants bullpen have a save percentage of 65.8% and stepped onto the hill in 173 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 148 base runners so far this season and 34.5% of those runners earned a run for their team. Giants relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 102 times as well as having 171 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 491 relievers to the mound this year. The relievers have accumulated 97 holds over the course of the season (2nd in baseball). They have recorded 48 saves on the year and have not converted 25 out of their 73 chances to get a save.
The Giants have converted 71.4% of balls in play into outs in their 11,040 innings, which has them sitting at 3rd in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants have a total of 3,680 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,232 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which is 7th in MLB, and they have turned 770 double plays.
Webb has taken the hill for 206 frames and has tallied 204 punch outs during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.84 (88 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.284. He has surrendered 197 hits (8.6 hits per nine innings) and has 68 walks. Webb (13-10 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 3.47 and he has faced 868 batters in the majors.
The Colorado Rockies have a team OBP of .315 and a team batting average of .247 over the course of the season. They have struck out on 1,124 occasions (25th in the league) and have a total of 1,119 base hits. Colorado has compiled 153 home runs this season to go along with 597 runs batted in. The Rockies hold a team SLG% of .411 and they have an average of 4.57 runs per contest (12th in baseball). They have hit 228 doubles, while getting a free base 417 times as well as earning 626 runs.
The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.364 in addition to having a FIP of 4.46 as a pitching staff on the campaign. They rank 21st in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 1,156. The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 664 runs for the season while having an ERA of 4.72 (620 earned runs conceded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.38 (1,081 strikeouts vs 455 walks). They have conceded 167 long balls and they allow 5.06 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league).
Sitting with 108 save situations, the Rockies have accumulated 58 holds in addition to 24 blown saves. Colorado has had relievers enter the contest in 50 save opportunities and they have walked away with 26 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 133 times in high leverage situations and also on 108 occasions with runners on base. Colorado relievers have an inherited score percentage of 41.0% out of 173 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 27th in MLB with a save percentage of 52.0%, and they have dispatched 441 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 115 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in the majors). The Rockies have recorded 1,288 assists, 64 errors and have amassed 3,544 putouts on the campaign. In 10,632 innings on the diamond, the Rockies hold a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (22nd in the majors).
In his career, Gonzalez has allowed 267 hits while accumulating 154 K's in 258 innings. He has allowed 158 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.467 and a FIP of 5.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.38 and he has faced 1,139 batters so far in his MLB career. Gonzalez (9-22 career win-loss mark) has a 5.50 ERA and has conceded 9.3 hits per nine innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (-256)
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