San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies Free Preview

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The Colorado Rockies are set to host their NL West foe San Francisco Giants at Coors Field. The matchup gets going at 8:40 p.m. ET and you can watch it on either ATRM or NSBA.

San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Odds

Vegas has listed San Francisco (-115) as the favorite over Colorado (+105). The total sits at 10 runs and bettors can wager on the over for -115 and the under for -105. Gamblers can also bet on the games runline with the current odds standing at Giants -1.5 runs (+130) and Rockies +1.5 runs (-150).

The Rockies are 41-43 straight up (SU) and 41-42 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 2.6 units for moneyline bettors and 0.9 units (ATS). The Giants have gone 45-40 SU this year and are 47-37 ATS. Overall, the teams gained 10.1 units for moneyline bettors and 9.0 units ATS.

Neither team has been an obvious over/under bet this year. Colorado games have a 40-40-3 over/under record thus far in 2018. The Giants have an over/under record of 41-41-2.

Madison Bumgarner is getting the nod for San Francisco. The left-handed Bumgarner is 1-2 with a 2.51 ERA and 25 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with eight strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA against Colorado this year.

The Rockies are turning to lefty Kyle Freeland (7-6, 3.29 ERA), who has 81 strikeouts and 32 walks as well as a 1.22 WHIP. Freeland is 2-0 with 12 strikeouts and a 1.89 ERA over three starts against San Francisco this year.

Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 5.2 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. The clubs starting pitching staff has a 4.69 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.52 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 8.8 K/9. In 37 games against NL West foes, Rockies starters have an ERA of 4.70 and the bullpens ERA is 5.94.

The Colorado offense has produced 4.7 runs per contest, including 4.6 per game against divisional foes and 3.8 per game over its last five. The teams hit .237/.275/.420 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that span.

The Rockies batters have been led by Nolan Arenado, who is slashing .306/.391/.593 with 21 home runs, 59 RBIs and 55 runs scored.

In the other dugout, San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 4.3 runs per game and its starters own a 4.20 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 7.24 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.68, along with a WHIP of 1.35 and a K-per-9 of 8.41.

The Giants offense has slashed .256/.323/.407 on its way to 4.2 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.0 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.4 per game over the teams last five outings (4-1 SU).

Brandon Crawford has led San Francisco’s hitters. Crawford is slashing .315/.377/.507 with 10 home runs, 39 RBIs and 38 runs scored.

The Giants just got a 9-6 victory over the Diamondbacks, while the Rockies are coming off of a 6-4 loss against the Dodgers.

San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in just one of San Francisco’s last seven games.
  • The Giants have hit seven home runs in their last 10 games, including five over their last five.
  • Colorado has recorded 21.1 runs + hits + errors per game over its last 10 contests and 19.8 over its last five.
  • The Giants have won seven of their last eight games SU.