Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 5/11/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+160) San Francisco (-190)
The Colorado Rockies (16-13) are headed to Oracle Park on Wednesday where they will go up against the San Francisco Giants (17-12). The odds on this game have the Rockies at +160 and the Giants are priced at -190. The over/under is 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Chad Kuhl and Alex Cobb.
Colorado has a slugging percentage of .410 and have been called out on strikes 230 times, while being walked on 84 occasions. They have tallied 122 RBI's and 252 hits so far this year, while their average at the plate is at .258. The Rockies have accounted for 54 doubles as a squad and have hit 28 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 130 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .324. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.5 runs per outing, which is 8th in the league.
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Rockies pitchers have given up 26 home runs in addition to 146 runs in total (27th in the league). They have walked 93 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.07 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.11 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.44. The Rockies have compiled a team earned run average of 4.50 this season (26th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 196 hitters.
Rockies relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 25 times and also have had 29 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 15 holds this season (17th in the league). The Rockies bullpen have a save percentage of 81.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 31 save situations. They have recorded 13 saves on the year and have blown 3 of 16 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 52 runners so far this season with 38.5% of those runners crossed home plate. The Rockies have sent 89 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
The Rockies have converted 66.2% of baseballs in play into outs out of 2,286 innings, which has them sitting at 29th in MLB. The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 762 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 317 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .981 which ranks 24th in baseball, and have accumulated 43 double plays.
Kuhl (28-30 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.53 while going up against 2,011 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 445 hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) with 204 walks. His earned run average is 4.28 (223 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.383. Kuhl has taken the hill for 469 innings and has tallied 417 punch outs so far in his career.
The Giants hold a team slugging % of .379 and they average 4.79 runs per contest (4th in the league). They have recorded 35 doubles, while taking a walk 107 times and earning 139 runs. San Francisco has accumulated 31 HRs so far this season and 130 RBIs. They have been rung up on 234 occasions (20th in the league) and have earned 230 base knocks. The San Francisco Giants have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .321 and a batting average of .241 on the campaign.
The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.263 in addition to having a FIP of 2.88 as a team on the season. They come in at 26th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 246. The San Francisco pitching staff have yielded 112 runs this season while having an ERA of 3.59 (103 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.34 (267 strikeouts against 80 walks). They have relinquished 17 long balls and they allow 3.91 runs per 9 innings (11th in baseball).
San Francisco relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 28.6% out of 35 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 30 times in high leverage situations and also on 26 occasions with runners on. With 27 save situations, the Giants have earned 16 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. They sit at 11th in MLB with a save rate of 72.7%, and they have dispatched 118 relief pitchers to the mound this season. San Francisco has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 11 save chances and they have come away with 8 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 25 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (13th in professional baseball). The Giants have recorded 268 assists, 15 errors and are sitting with 775 putouts this season. Out of their 2,325 innings played, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 66.5% (28th in the majors).
During his career, Cobb has conceded 995 base knocks and he has 838 K's in 1,025 frames. Cobb (64-61 career win-loss mark) has earned a 3.88 earned run average and has conceded 8.7 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 442 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.269 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.74 and he has faced 4,307 hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (+160)
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