In the 1 game of a NL West doubleheader, the San Francisco Giants are set to face off against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The action gets going at 2:10 p.m. ET and you can watch it on both ATRM and NSBA.
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies Odds
The Giants are 43-49 SU and have gone 47-44 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 2.4 units for moneyline gamblers, despite having lost 7.6 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread six times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in five of those seven. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 46-46 SU and 46-45 ATS. The team has gained 2.2 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 3.7 units ATS. Colorado has failed to cover the spread in each of its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven.
Colorado games have a 46-39-6 over/under record thus far in 2019. San Francisco has also been a good over bet with a total record of 48-37-6.
Jeff Samardzija will get the start for San Francisco. The right-handed Samardzija is 6-7 with a 4.01 ERA and 80 strikeouts. He’s 1-1 with 13 strikeouts and a 3.75 ERA against Colorado this year (two starts).
The Rockies are sending righty German Marquez (8-4, 4.45 ERA) to the mound. Marquez has 125 strikeouts and 28 walks to his name as well as a WHIP of 1.23. Marquez is 2-0 with 11 strikeouts and a 1.29 ERA over two starts against San Francisco this year.
San Francisco’s pitching staff allowed 4.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.95 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 8.33 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.94, along with a WHIP of 1.41.
The Giants offense has slashed .231/.300/.388 on its way to 4.3 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.1 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.2 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).
Kevin Pillar and Brandon Belt have paced San Francisco’s offense. Pillar is slashing .255/.286/.431 with 12 home runs, 48 RBIs, 47 runs and eight steals, while Belt (.240/.364/.424) is up to 11 homers, 34 RBIs and 51 runs scored.
In the home-team dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have given up 5.6 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has a 5.65 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.73 ERA, 1.39 WHIP and 8.3 K/9. In 41 divisional games, Rockies starters have an ERA of 5.41 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.65.
The Colorado hitters are putting up 5.6 runs per contest, including 6.0 per game against divisional foes and 5.4 per game over their last five. The team has hit .275/.324/.497 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that span.
The Rockies’ batters have been led by third baseman Nolan Arenado and outfielder Charlie Blackmon. Arenado is hitting .311/.375/.563 with 21 home runs, 70 RBIs and 62 runs scored, while Blackmon’s line is .327/.374/.620 with 20 homers, 58 RBIs and 69 runs scored.
The Giants have gained 4.3 units and are 33-30 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 33 of those games, compared to 25 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers.
Giants vs. Rockies Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Giants, O/U – OVER
- San Francisco has recorded 15 extra-base hits over its last five games. Colorado has 18 XBH over its last five.
- The Giants have won four of their last five games SU.
- San Francisco has posted 27.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 22.6 over its last five.
- The Giants have hit 19 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 12 over their last 10.
- The Giants have an OPS of .689 this season and an OPS of .690 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS sits at .787 overall and .780 versus righties.