Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Betting Preview
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds
The Colorado Rockies look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Giants arrive at Coors Field on Thursday.
The Rockies will turn to Jhoulys Chacin and his 3-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Giants send Matt Cain (2-2) to the hill.
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:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the National League's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Giants average 9.1 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the National League list.
Colorado owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's National League No. 13-rated defense.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 11-3 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at +108 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Francisco looks to rebound from a loss to the Blue Jays, who beat them 11-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Ramon Ortiz at Rogers Centre.
Colorado was a 6-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as +128 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. The Rockies were saddled with a loss last time out in Jon Garland's start, as they lost 6-3 against Chicago on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games on the road
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
San Francisco at Colorado, Friday, May 17