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2022 MLB Handicapping
(65-89-0) Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants (76-78-0)
Date: Wednesday September 28th
Time: 09:45 ETPM ET
Venue: Oracle Park San Francisco
Projected Pitchers: José Ureña vs. Sean Hjelle
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rockies OFF Giants OFF
MLB run line Betting Odds: Rockies +1.5, Giants -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: OFF
Heading into the game, the Colorado Rockies have an overall record of 65-89-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 24-49. In the NL West division, Colorado currently sits 5th. So far, the team has gone 82-72-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 22.0% of their games. The Rockies’ over-under record is 71-76-7.
For Colorado, José Ureña gets the start with an overall record of 0-0. His current ERA sits at 3.52, similar to the MLB average for starting pitchers. So far, he is lasting an average of 1.8 innings per outing, as well as 3.52 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 5.87 per 9. In total, Ureña has given up 1 home runs.
Throughout the season, the Rockies have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 4.79.
So far, the Colorado Rockies have been scoring runs at a rate similar to the league average, at 4.38 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of -161.0. The Rockies come into the game with a strong team batting average of 0.256. On their balls in play, Colorado has the 2nd ranked BABIP of 0.313. With runners on base, the Rockies are averaging just 0.72 stolen bases per game.
In the field, Colorado averages 0.53 errors per game, placing them near the league average. The team’s defense is turning double plays at a rate below the league average, at 0.72 per contest.
Heading into the game, the San Francisco Giants have an overall record of 76-78-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 40-36. In the NL West division, San Francisco currently sits 3rd. So far, the team has gone 73-81-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 68.0% of their games. The Giantss’ over-under record is 70-76-8.
For San Francisco, Sean Hjelle gets the start with an overall record of 0-2. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 8.44. So far, he is lasting an average of 2.67 innings per outing. as well as 10.12 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.81 per 9. In total, Hjelle has given up 2 home runs.
So far, the Giants bullpen has been one of the most used groups in the league. The team’s relievers have a combined ERA of 4.0.
So far, the San Francisco Giants have been scoring runs at a rate similar to the league average, at 4.36 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 11.0. The Giants head into the game ranked just 23rd in team batting average. San Francisco’s batting average on balls in play of 0.253 is ranked average. With runners on base, the Giants are averaging just 0.73 stolen bases per game.
San Francisco has been strong on defense, ranking 9th in fewest errors at 0.48 per game. The team’s defense is turning double plays below the league average, at just 0.73 per contest.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games when playing San Francisco
- San Francisco is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
- San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Prediction:
Heading into this game, the pitching matchup favors the Colorado Rockies. In addition to holding the edge in ERA, José Ureña he has the better WHIP of 1.57 compared to Sean Hjelle at 2.0. I expect a strong performance from José Ureña, as the Giants’ offense is ranked just 23rd. Hjelle has a tough matchup against a Rockies offense ranked 6th in batting average.
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