Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+165) San Francisco (-195)
The San Francisco Giants (76-78) will try to defeat the Colorado Rockies (65-89) at Oracle Park on Thursday. The line on this contest has the Rockies at +165 and the Giants are sitting at -195. The over/under is set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound will be Ryan Feltner and Carlos Rodon.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.4 runs/g, which has them at 13th in baseball. They have tallied 674 runs scored and have an OBP of .318. The Rockies have accounted for 268 doubles as a squad and have hit 140 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accounted for 645 runs batted in in addition to 1,352 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .256. Colorado is slugging .399 and have struck out 1,242 times, while taking a walk on 436 occasions.
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The Rockies have an ERA of 5.08 on the season (30th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,111 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.18 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.44. Rockies pitchers have allowed 177 home runs and also 835 total runs (30th in baseball). They have walked 510 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.43 as a team on the year.
Rockies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 129 times as well as having 174 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have 62 holds this season (26th in the league). The Rockies bullpen have a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 122 save situations. They have 40 saves this year and have not converted 20 out of their 60 save chances. The relievers have inherited 210 base runners on the season and 34.3% of those players crossed the plate. The Rockies have sent 475 relievers to the hill for the year.
The Colorado Rockies have notched a total of 4,075 putouts on the year, as well as 1,545 assists and 97 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which is 26th in pro baseball, and have a total of 151 double plays. The Rockies have turned 67.3% of baseballs in play into outs in their 12,225 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 30th in the majors.
Feltner has thrown 91 innings and has earned 81 punch outs so far in his career. His earned run average is 6.28 (64 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.484. He has conceded 101 base knocks (9.9 hits per 9 innings) with 35 free passes. Feltner (3-9 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 5.11 and he has faced 411 hitters in the major leagues.
The San Francisco Giants have recorded a team on-base percentage of .314 in addition to a batting average of .233 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 1,391 occasions (4th in the league) and have recorded 1,196 base hits. San Francisco has hit 172 home runs so far this year to go along with 642 RBIs. The Giants have a SLG% of .388 and they average 4.36 runs per game (14th in baseball). They have hit 250 two-baggers, while getting a free base 540 times and putting up 672 runs.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.280 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.47 as a squad on the season. They come in at 23rd in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,324. The San Francisco pitching staff have relinquished 661 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.83 (579 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.10 (1,298 strikeouts vs 419 walks). They have given up 128 dingers and they surrender 4.37 runs per 9 innings (17th in the league).
San Francisco has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 58 save opportunities and they have come away with 38 saves. They rank 14th in MLB with a save percentage of 65.5%, and they have sent 544 relievers onto the diamond for the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 154 times in high leverage situations and on 140 occasions with base runners. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 32.8% out of their 201 inherited base runners. With 137 save situations, the Giants have amassed 75 holds in addition to 20 blown saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 121 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (25th in MLB). The Giants have 1,475 assists, 95 errors and have a total of 4,086 putouts over the course of the season. In 12,258 innings on the diamond, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 67.5% (28th in pro baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Rodon has surrendered 729 base hits while totaling 937 K's in 841 innings pitched. Rodon (55-46 career record) holds a 3.63 ERA and has conceded 7.8 hits per nine innings. He has given up 339 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.246 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.94 and he has faced 3,547 opposing batters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (+165)
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