Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants Matchup

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The San Francisco Giants will do battle against the Colorado Rockies at Oracle Park. The action is going to be televised nationally on ESPN. The game gets underway 9:45 p.m. ET.

Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants Odds

The Giants are 33-44 straight up (SU) and 36-40 against the spread (ATS). The team’s lost 2.5 units for moneyline bettors and 14.3 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total went over in five of those seven. The Rockies are 41-37 SU and have gone 42-35 ATS. Overall, the team’s accumulated 5.8 units for moneyline bettors and 4.2 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.

San Francisco games have an over/under record of 39-33-4 so far in 2019. Colorado has also been a decent over bet with a total record of 40-31-6.

Chi Chi Gonzalez is getting the start for the visiting Rockies. The right-handed Gonzalez has yet to pitch in the majors this season and Colorado is hoping that he fares okay against MLB hitters.

The Giants are handing the ball to lefty Madison Bumgarner (3-7, 4.28 ERA), who has 93 strikeouts and 21 walks, along with a 1.24 WHIP. Bumgarner is 2-0 with 15 strikeouts and a 3.46 ERA across two starts against Colorado this year.

San Francisco’s pitchers have given up 5.1 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.28, a WHIP of 1.45 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.2. The bullpen has a 3.79 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 9.0 K/9. In 38 divisional games, Giants starters have an ERA of 4.71 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.66.

The San Francisco offense is putting up 3.9 runs per outing, including 3.6 per game against divisional foes and 5.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .229/.293/.411 over its last five games and is 2-3 SU during that span.

Kevin Pillar and Joe Panik have led the Giants’ hitters this year. Pillar is slashing .253/.280/.430 with 10 home runs, 37 RBIs, 39 runs and eight stolen bases, and Panik is batting .237 with three homers, 21 RBIs and 25 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 5.3 runs per game and its starters own a 5.48 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 8.20 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.47, along with a K/9 of 8.38.

Rockies hitters have slashed .268/.331/.457 on their way to 5.6 runs scored per game this year, including 6.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Colorado’s offense has been led by third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon, who have combined to swat 37 home runs. Arenado is hitting .326/.390/.587 with 19 home runs, 62 RBIs and 57 runs scored, while Blackmon (.330/.374/.637) has produced 18 homers, 49 RBIs and 55 runs scored.

The Rockies have gained 3.0 units and are 19-11 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has cashed in 17 of those games, as opposed to 10 that’ve hit the under in such games. On the other hand, the Giants have netted 2.4 units and are 25-27 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has hit in 27 of those games, compared to 22 that went under the total.

Rockies at Giants Prediction

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

Betting Trends

  • Colorado has logged 10 extra-base hits over its last five contests. San Francisco has 20 XBH over its last five.
  • The Rockies have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games. The Giants have hit seven over their last 10.
  • The Rockies have a team OPS of .788 this season and an OPS of .784 against left-handed pitchers. The Giants’ OPS stands at .660 overall and .616 against lefties.
  • Colorado has recorded 30.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 16.6 over its last five.