Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants Betting Preview

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The San Francisco Giants will go for their fourth straight win as they play host to the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park. The game will begin at 10:15 p.m. ET and the action will be shown on ATRM and NSBA.

Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants Odds

Colorado (+150) is entering this one as the underdog to San Francisco (-160) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this game at 7 runs. The odds for betting on the games total stand at -120 for the under and +100 for the over. Bettors can also wager on the games runline with the most recent odds sitting at Rockies +1.5 runs (-145) and Giants -1.5 runs (+125).

The Rockies are 38-41 SU and are 37-41 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 4.6 units for moneyline bettors and 3.9 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the over has hit in five of those seven. The Giants, on the other hand, are 41-39 SU and 44-35 ATS. The teams gained 6.7 units for moneyline bettors and 8.0 units ATS. San Francisco has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven outings and the over has cashed in four of those seven.

San Francisco games have an over/under record of 40-37-2 so far in 2018. Rockies games have gone over 39 times, gone under 36 times and pushed on three occasions.

Kyle Freeland will get the nod for the visiting Rockies. The southpaw Freeland is 7-6 with a 3.55 ERA and 77 strikeouts. He’s 2-0 with eight strikeouts and a 3.00 ERA against San Francisco this year (two starts).

The Giants will turn to lefty Madison Bumgarner (1-2, 3.20 ERA), who has 17 strikeouts and seven walks as well as a WHIP of 1.14. Bumgarner has yet to face the Rockies this year and only made one start against them in 2017 (0-1, 4.50 ERA and eight strikeouts across six innings).

As a unit, San Francisco’s pitching staff has given up 4.4 runs per game overall this season. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.27, a WHIP of 1.34 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.2. The bullpen has a 3.69 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 8.5 K/9. In 41 games against NL West foes, Giants starters have an ERA of 3.76 and the bullpens ERA is 3.43.

San Francisco’s hitters have put up 4.1 runs per outing, including 3.8 per game against divisional foes and 3.2 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .220/.299/.358 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that span.

The Giants offense has been led by shortstop Brandon Crawford and right fielder Andrew McCutchen. Crawford is slashing .316/.374/.496 with eight home runs, 35 RBIs and 33 runs scored, while McCutchen is batting .260 with eight homers, 35 RBIs and 44 runs.

For the visiting squad, Colorado’s pitching staff allowed 5.3 runs per game and its starters own a 4.84 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 8.52 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 5.56, along with a WHIP of 1.40.

Rockies hitters have slashed .251/.321/.421 on their way to 4.7 runs scored per game this season, including 4.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.2 per game over the teams last five contests (2-3 SU).

Third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon continue to lead Colorado’s hitters. Arenado is hitting .314/.401/.588 with 18 home runs, 55 RBIs and 52 runs scored. Blackmon is hitting .279/.356/.477 with 14 homers, 35 RBIs and 60 runs scored.

The Rockies have lost 2.5 units and are 16-14 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in 13 of those games, as opposed to 15 that’ve hit the under against lefty starters. On the other hand, the Giants have netted 1.6 units and are 16-15 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over has hit in 19 of those games, compared to 12 that’ve gone under.

Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants Free Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Giants, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in five of Colorado’s last seven games.
  • The Rockies have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games. The Giants have hit seven over their last 10.
  • San Francisco has recorded 17.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 17.2 over its last five.
  • The Giants have won six of their last seven games SU.