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Moneyline Favors San Francisco Giants in MLB Battle with Colorado Rockies

Colorado Rockies

vs

San Francisco Giants
Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:45 PM ET
AT&T Park

AT&T Park hosts an MLB battle between the San Francisco Giants and the visiting Colorado Rockies on Thursday.

For the San Francisco Giants, Yusmeiro Petit gets the ball, charged with keeping the Colorado Rockies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jordan Lyles, 6-1 on the year.

Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the San Francisco Giants as -169 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-3.8 victory for the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Francisco Giants sport a record of 70-62 heading into this matchup, while the Colorado Rockies sit at 53-79 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Colorado injuries news.

This game puts the San Francisco Giants, most recently No. 7 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Colorado Rockies, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

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How Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the San Francisco Giants No. 20-ranked scoring average of 3.94 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.64 runs per game. The Giants have averaged 8.42 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.52 per nine innings).

Defensively, Colorado features the No. 29-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.74 runs per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.6 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Giants. They lost as +200 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to San Francisco on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 3-19 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games at home
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
San Francisco is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Arizona, Friday, August 29th
San Francisco home to Milwaukee, Friday, August 29th