San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/18/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
The San Francisco Giants (21-14) are on their way to Coors Field on Wednesday where they will play the Colorado Rockies (17-18). The pitchers taking the mound will be Logan Webb and Kyle Freeland.
San Francisco is slugging .388 and have been called out on strikes 283 times, while taking a walk on 135 occasions. They have accrued 166 runs batted in in addition to 284 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average is .245. The Giants have compiled 45 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 39 balls out of the park. They have racked up 176 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .328. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are putting up 5.0 runs per game, which puts them at 2nd in MLB.
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The Giants hold a team earned run average of 3.77 this year (17th in the league), and they have rung up 303 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 98 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.15 as a team on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.09 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.29. Giants pitchers have conceded 23 long balls and 142 total runs (12th in the league).
The Giants relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 69.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 30 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 47 base runners on the season and 29.8% of them earned a run for their team. Giants relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 32 times and also have had 35 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 137 relievers to the hill on the season. The relievers have 17 holds on the year (19th in the league). They have 9 saves on the campaign and have not converted 4 out of their 13 save opportunities.
The Giants have converted 66.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,793 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 29th in MLB. The San Francisco Giants have amassed 931 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 326 assists and 18 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which is 11th in the majors, and have earned 30 double plays.
Webb has taken the hill for 283 frames and has racked up 269 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.87 (122 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.276. He has allowed 277 base hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has 85 free passes. Webb (21-11 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.22 and he has faced 1,189 batters during his time in the majors.
Colorado has hit 34 home runs on the year and 156 runs batted in. They have put up 61 two-baggers, while walking 106 times and scoring 166 runs. The Colorado Rockies have earned a team OBP of .328 and a batting average of .261 so far this season. The Rockies have a team slugging percentage of .409 and they tally 4.74 runs per contest (8th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 276 instances (22nd in the league) and have a total of 309 base hits.
The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.484 in addition to having a FIP of 4.33 as a squad over the course of the season. They have a ranking of 30th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 337. The Colorado pitching staff have given up 195 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 4.97 (169 earned runs conceded). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.09 (244 strikeouts vs 117 free passes). They have given up 37 homers and they relinquish 5.74 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball).
Colorado has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 17 save chances and they have tallied 13 saves. They rank 5th in the league holding a save percentage of 76.5%, and they have dispatched 113 relievers to the mound so far this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 34 times in high leverage situations and on 33 occasions with base runners. Colorado relievers hold an inherited score rate of 34.3% out of 67 inherited runners. With 33 save situations, the Rockies have accrued 16 holds and 4 blown saves.
In 2,754 innings played, the Rockies have a defensive efficiency of 66.0% (30th in the majors). The Colorado Rockies have turned 46 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (26th in the majors). The Rockies have accrued 373 assists, 27 errors and have amassed 918 putouts this year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Freeland has allowed 734 hits while accumulating 536 K's in 690 frames. He has surrendered a total of 325 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.416 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.20 and he has gone up against 2,991 hitters thus far in his career. Freeland (41-44 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.24 ERA and has surrendered 9.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco
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