The Colorado Rockies will play host to the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field. The matchup gets going at 8:10 p.m. ET and you can catch it on ATRM and NSBA.
San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Odds
Colorado (-120) is favored over San Francisco (+110) and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this one at 12 runs. The odds for wagering on the games total sit at +100 for the over and -120 for the under. Bettors can also wager on the games runline with the odds sitting at Giants +1.5 runs (-190) and Rockies -1.5 runs (+165).
The Rockies are 42-43 straight up (SU) and 41-43 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 3.6 units for moneyline bettors and 1.9 units (ATS). Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. The Giants are 45-41 SU and have gone 48-37 ATS. Overall, the teams accumulated 11.3 units for moneyline bettors and 10.0 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the under has cashed in five of those seven.
Neither side has been a strong over/under play this season. Rockies games have a 41-40-3 over/under record so far in 2018. Giants games have gone over 42 times, gone under 41 times and pushed on two occasions.
Chris Stratton is getting the start for the Giants. The right-handed Stratton (8-5, 4.45 ERA) has racked up 70 strikeouts in 91 innings so far. He’s 1-0 with four strikeouts and an 8.00 ERA against Colorado this year (two starts).
The Rockies are going with righty Antonio Senzatela (2-1, 6.23 ERA), who’s got 14 strikeouts and six walks, as well as a 1.67 WHIP. Senzatela has yet to face the Giants this year, but he made three starts against them in 2017, posting a perfect 3-0 record with a 4.24 ERA and 16 strikeouts.
As a unit, Colorado’s pitching staff has given up 5.2 runs per game overall this season. The clubs starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.66, a WHIP of 1.35 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.5. The bullpen has a 5.48 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 8.8 K/9. In 38 games against divisional foes, Rockies starters have an ERA of 4.63 and the bullpens ERA is 5.85.
The Colorado offense has put up 4.7 runs per contest, including 4.6 per game against divisional foes and 4.8 per game over its last five. The teams hit .276/.319/.460 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.
Third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story have led the Rockies batters this year. Arenado is slashing .310/.397/.597 with 21 home runs, 60 RBIs and 55 runs scored, while Story is hitting .274 with 16 homers, 59 RBIs, 44 runs and 10 stolen bases.
In the visiting dugout, San Francisco’s pitching staff allowed 4.3 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.18 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.24 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.71, along with a WHIP of 1.36.
The Giants offense has slashed .255/.322/.406 on its way to 4.2 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.9 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.6 per game over the teams last five contests (3-2 SU).
San Francisco’s hitters have been led by shortstop Brandon Crawford and outfielder Andrew McCutchen. Crawford is slashing .311/.375/.502 with 10 home runs, 39 RBIs and 38 runs scored, while McCutchen (.258/.342/.427) is up to nine homers, 37 RBIs and 47 runs scored.
The Giants have gained 7.5 units and are 31-21 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 23 of those games, compared to 27 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Rockies have lost 0.6 units and are 22-29 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has hit in 28 of those games, compared to 22 that went under.
San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Giants, O/U – OVER
- The over has hit in only two of San Francisco’s last seven outings.
- The Giants have hit eight home runs in their last 10 games, including five over their last five.
- San Francisco has recorded 21.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 26.0 over its last five.
- The Rockies have won four of their last five games SU.