Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 5/9/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Monday, May 9, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
The Colorado Rockies (16-11) are on their way to Oracle Park on Monday where they will attempt to beat the San Francisco Giants (15-12). The pitchers taking the mound are Austin Gomber and Alex Wood.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which puts them at 6th in baseball. They have notched a total of 125 runs while holding a team OBP of .328. The Rockies have tallied 49 doubles as a squad and have hit 28 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 118 runs batted in as well as 236 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average is at .260. Colorado has a slugging rate of .418 and have been called out on strikes 204 times, while being walked on 82 occasions.
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The Rockies have compiled a team ERA of 4.42 over the course of the season (26th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 184 hitters. They have walked 84 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.07 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.19 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.42. Rockies pitchers have allowed 25 home runs and 134 runs (27th in the league).
Rockies bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 24 times as well as having 28 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 15 holds this year (14th in the league). The Rockies bullpen have a save rate of 81.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 31 save situations. They have recorded 13 saves so far this season and have blown 3 of 16 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 50 base runners on the campaign and 36.0% of those players crossed home plate. The Rockies have sent 85 relievers to the hill this season.
The Colorado Rockies have notched a total of 714 putouts so far this season, as well as 296 assists and 18 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which has them sitting 24th in baseball, and have accumulated 41 double plays. The Rockies have transformed 66.5% of baseballs in play into outs in their 2,142 innings on the diamond, ranking them 29th in pro baseball.
Gomber has pitched in 247 frames and has earned 233 strikeouts in his career. Gomber (18-14 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.18 while he has faced 1,052 opposing batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.08 (112 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.312. He has given up 228 base hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 96 walks.
San Francisco has compiled 28 HRs for the season as well as 119 runs batted in. They have 34 doubles, while walking 95 times and earning 127 runs. The San Francisco Giants have accounted for an OBP of .316 and a team batting average of .237 on the season. The Giants have a slugging percentage of .371 and they are earning 4.70 runs per game (5th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 230 instances (16th in MLB) and have tallied 212 base hits.
The San Francisco pitching staff have relinquished 104 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 3.60 (96 earned runs relinquished). They have yielded 16 long balls and they surrender 3.90 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league). The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.258 in addition to having a FIP of 2.93 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.30 (241 strikeouts against 73 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 26th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 229.
San Francisco has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 9 save chances and they have walked away with 7 saves. They rank 8th in the league with a save rate of 77.8%, and they have dispatched 111 relievers onto the field for the year. Their relievers have come in 27 times in high leverage situations and on 26 occasions with runners on base. San Francisco bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 28.6% out of their 35 inherited base runners. With 23 save situations, the Giants have accrued 14 holds and also 2 blown saves.
In their 2,163 innings on the field, the Giants hold a defensive efficiency of 66.8% (28th in baseball). The San Francisco Giants have gotten 23 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (15th in baseball). The Giants have 247 assists, 14 errors and have a tally of 721 putouts on the campaign.
Wood (65-50 career record) holds a 3.52 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.31 and he has faced 4,235 batters in his career. He has given up a total of 397 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.227 and a FIP of 3.5. During his MLB career, Wood has allowed 955 base knocks while earning 961 strikeouts in 1,015 frames.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado
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