San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 9/8/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (-141) Colorado (+110)
Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants (88-50, 1st in NL West) go to Coors Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the Colorado Rockies (63-75, 4th in NL West). The moneyline on this game has the Giants priced at -141 and the Rockies are at +110. The O/U has been set at 11. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Anthony DeSclafani and Jon Gray.
The Giants have accumulated 223 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 206 baseballs out of the stadium. San Francisco has a slugging rate of .435 and have been called out on strikes 1,263 times, while taking a walk on 503 occasions. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are recording 4.8 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 9th in MLB. They have compiled 629 RBI's in addition to 1,134 hits so far this season, and their team batting average is .244. They are sitting with 657 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .323.
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The Giants have compiled a team ERA of 3.28 on the year (2nd in the league), and their staff has struck out 1,209 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.29 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.13. Giants pitchers have relinquished 134 long balls and 512 total runs (2nd in the league). They have walked 368 opposing players and their FIP is 3.65 as a team for the year.
The Giants relief pitchers have a save percentage of 65.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 173 save situations. The relievers have inherited 149 runners so far this season with 34.2% of them crossed home plate. Giants pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 103 times as well as having 171 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have dispatched 494 relievers to the mound for the year. The relief pitchers are sitting with 97 holds on the campaign (2nd in the league). They have compiled 48 saves this season and have blown 25 of their 73 save chances.
The San Francisco Giants have 3,707 putouts on the year, as well as 1,244 assists and 71 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 9th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 777 double plays. The Giants have turned 71.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,121 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 3rd in baseball.
DeSclafani has taken the hill for 798 innings and has 714 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.11 (364 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.258. He has allowed 780 hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has 224 free passes. DeSclafani (48-45 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 4.17 and he has gone up against 3,348 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
Colorado has tallied 156 long balls this season to go along with 602 RBIs. They have put up 230 two-baggers, while getting a free base 419 times and earning 631 runs. The Colorado Rockies have accounted for a team OBP of .315 as well as a batting average of .247 on the campaign. The Rockies have a slugging percentage of .413 and they score 4.57 runs per game (12th in MLB). They have struck out on 1,133 instances (24th in the league) and have totaled 1,126 hits.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.370 with a FIP of 4.49 as a staff on the season. They are sitting at 23rd in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,171. The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 674 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.76 (630 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.37 (1,090 strikeouts against 459 bases on balls). They have surrendered 171 homers and they give up 5.10 runs per 9 innings (23rd in baseball).
With 108 save situations, the Rockies have earned 58 holds and also 24 blown saves. Colorado has called on relievers to take the mound in 50 save opportunities and they have recorded 26 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 133 times in high leverage situations and also on 109 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 41.4% out of their 174 inherited base runners. They rank 27th in MLB holding a save percentage of 52.0%, and they have sent 445 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the season.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 117 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (4th in MLB). The Rockies have racked up 1,297 assists, 64 errors and have a tally of 3,571 putouts on the season. Out of their 10,713 innings played, the Rockies are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 69.0% (22nd in MLB).
So far in his career, Gray has given up 804 hits while he has earned 817 strikeouts in 806 frames. Gray (52-47 career record) holds a 4.52 earned run average while giving up 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 405 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.338 and having a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.97 and he has gone up against 3,454 hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (-141)
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