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Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Betting Preview

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May 16, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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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.

View San Francisco vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rockies were listed as -115 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
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.

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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. 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

Next up:
San Francisco at Colorado, Friday, May 17