San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies Betting Preview

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The Colorado Rockies will welcome the San Francisco Giants to Coors Field in Game 2 of a NL West doubleheader. The first pitch is scheduled for 8:40 p.m. ET and the matchup will be shown on either ATRM or NSBA.

San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Odds

The Rockies are 46-46 straight up (SU) and 46-45 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 2.2 units for moneyline bettors while earning 3.7 units ATS. On the other hand, the Giants are 43-49 SU and have gone 47-44 ATS. In total, the team’s accumulated 2.4 units for gamblers taking the moneyline, but have lost 7.6 units ATS. Colorado games have an over/under record of 46-39-6 so far in 2019. The Giants have also been a good over bet with a total record of 48-37-6. Dereck Rodriguez will get the nod for the Giants. The right-handed Rodriguez is 3-5 with a 5.27 ERA and 36 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA against Colorado this year. The Rockies are turning to righty Chi Chi Gonzalez (0-1, 6.00 ERA), who has six punchouts and six walks, in addition to a WHIP of 1.89. Gonzalez is 0-1 with four strikeouts and a 5.40 ERA in one start against San Francisco this year. As a unit, Colorado’s pitching staff has allowed 5.6 runs per game overall in 2019. 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 games against divisional opponents, Rockies starters have an ERA of 5.41 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.65. The Colorado hitters have produced 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 slashed .275/.324/.497 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that span. Nolan Arenado has helped lead the Rockies’ offense this year with 21 home runs, 70 RBIs and 62 runs scored. In the visiting dugout, San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 4.9 runs per game and its starters own a 4.95 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 8.33 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.94, along with a K/9 of 9.07. Giants hitters have slashed .231/.300/.388 on their 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 outings (4-1 SU). Kevin Pillar has provided a spark to the San Francisco offense. Pillar is hitting .255/.286/.431 with 12 home runs, 48 RBIs, 47 runs and eight stolen bases. The Rockies are coming off of a 10-9 win against the Reds, while the Giants just got an 8-3 victory over the Brewers.

Giants vs. Rockies MLB Prediction

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

Betting Notes

  • The under has cashed in five of Colorado’s last seven games.
  • The Giants have hit 19 home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 12 over their last 10.
  • The Giants have a total OPS of .689 this season and an OPS of .690 against right-handed pitchers. The Rockies’ OPS stands at .787 overall and .780 versus righties.
  • San Francisco has recorded 27.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 22.6 over its last five.
  • The Giants have won four of their last five games SU.