Jhoulys Chacin out to silence Giants bats in MLB contest
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds
The Rockies get a visit from the San Francisco Giants in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Madison Bumgarner, with a record of 11-8 on the season, gets the ball for the Giants, while the Rockies trot Jhoulys Chacin to the mound in this one. He is 12-7 so far in 2013.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Rockies as -104 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Rockies sit at No. 11 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Giants sit at a National League No. 7 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Giants rank No. 5 in the National League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Colorado’s No. 3 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the National League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.
San Francisco won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Rockies on August 27. Bettors who backed the Giants at +109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Francisco looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 5-3 final on Tuesday in support of Yusmeiro Petit at Coors Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
San Francisco at Arizona, Friday, August 30
Colorado home to Cincinnati, Friday, August 30