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Lincecum favored over Colorado

The Colorado Rockies will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors as underdogs when the San Francisco Giants invade Coors Field on Wednesday.
Jeremy Guthrie gets the call for the Colorado Rockies and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Tim Lincecum brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Giants as he tries to quiet the Rockies bats.

The Giants have won eight of nine meetings including the last game in this series.

View San Francisco vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Rockies in this one will find them as +115 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockies rated this week at No. 9 and the Giants sitting at No. 3.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the National League's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 6 hits per game. The Giants average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.

San Francisco brings the National League's No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies' league No. 13-ranked defense.

The Giants were a 7-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +154 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Barry Zito silenced the Rockies bats in a 7-0 victory last time out versus Colorado at Coors Field.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

 

A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
San Francisco is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Colorado's last 23 games at home
Colorado is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games
Colorado is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at Colorado, Thursday, April 12

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