Colorado favored by -133 against San Francisco on Sunday
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds
The Rockies get a visit from the San Francisco Giants in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
San Francisco puts its faith in starter Barry Zito to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-2. Getting the ball for the Rockies is Juan Nicasio, who owns a 3-1 record on the season with a 5.13 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Rockies as -133 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 11 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 3-rated Giants taking on the National League's No. 4-rated Rockies in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Colorado's National League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Giants offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.7 runs per game in the league. The Rockies have averaged 9.3 hits per game to date this season, almost the same as the Giants hitters have managed (9.3 per nine innings).
Colorado owns the National League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's National League No. 13-rated defense.
San Francisco was a 10-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Rockies. They lost as -110 favorites, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. San Francisco looks to rebound from a loss to the Rockies, who beat them 10-2 on Saturday behind a start from Tyler Chatwood at Coors Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 1-9
A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games at home
San Francisco home to Washington, Monday, May 20
Colorado home to Arizona, Monday, May 20