San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, August 19, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
The Colorado Rockies (51-68) host the San Francisco Giants (59-58) at Coors Field on Friday. The expected starting pitchers will be Alex Wood and Jose Urena.
San Francisco is slugging .397 and have struck out 1,018 times, while drawing a walk on 425 occasions. They have accounted for 507 RBI's as well as 918 base knocks on the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .236. The Giants have hit 195 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 137 balls out of the park. They have tallied 531 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .319. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are putting up 4.5 runs per game, which has them at 8th in the league.
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The Giants hold a team earned run average of 3.89 over the course of the season (15th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 992 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.13 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.27. Giants pitchers have relinquished 99 home runs and also 507 runs (18th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 317 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.48 as a team for the year.
Giants bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 102 times as well as having 124 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 51 holds on the campaign (24th in the league). The Giants relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 62.5% and has entered the game in 94 save situations. They have earned 25 saves for the season and have blown 15 out of their 40 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 153 base runners for the season and 35.3% of those players ended up scoring. The Giants have dispatched 410 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
The Giants have transformed 67.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of 9,309 innings on the field, which has them sitting 28th in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants have accumulated 3,103 putouts this season, in addition to 1,106 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .983 which puts them in 27th in baseball, and they have twisted 84 double plays.
Wood (71-57 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 3.49 while he has gone up against 4,626 hitters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 1,044 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 310 free passes. His ERA is 3.57 (440 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.221. Wood has taken the ball for 1,108 frames and has earned 1,054 strikeouts so far in his career.
The Colorado Rockies have compiled an OBP of .325 as well as a team batting average of .262 on the year. They have struck out on 930 instances (23rd in the league) and have earned a total of 1,072 base hits. Colorado has accumulated 105 home runs over the course of the season as well as 512 runs batted in. The Rockies have a SLG% of .405 and they are earning 4.51 runs per game (9th in MLB). They have 216 two-baggers, while getting a free base 345 times and putting up 537 runs.
The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.466 and have a FIP of 4.45 as a squad over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.06 (821 strikeouts against 398 walks). They come in at 30th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 1,137. They have given up 132 dingers and they surrender 5.51 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league). The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 641 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 5.01 (583 earned runs conceded).
Colorado relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 34.0% of 156 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 131 times in high leverage situations in addition to 95 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 92 save situations, the Rockies have amassed 47 holds and also 13 blown saves. They are currently ranked 6th in the league with a save rate of 71.1%, and they have dispatched 366 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the season. Colorado has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 45 save chances and they have come away with 32 saves.
In 9,426 innings played, the Rockies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 67.0% (30th in the majors). The Colorado Rockies have gotten 124 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (28th in the majors). The Rockies have 1,206 assists, 79 errors and have amassed 3,142 putouts this year.
So far in his MLB career, Urena has given up 766 base knocks while tallying 500 strikeouts in 748 innings. Urena (37-58 career record) has earned a 4.77 ERA and has surrendered 9.2 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 397 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.392 and a FIP of 4.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.81 and he has gone up against 3,238 hitters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco
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