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Jorge De La Rosa, Barry Zito take mound in Giants vs Rockies tilt

Colorado RockiesSan Francisco Giants
Sep 20, 3:45 PM | GrassAT&T Park

Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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The San Francisco Giants will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Colorado Rockies invade AT&T Park on Thursday.

Jorge De La Rosa gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rockies on this day; he's 0-0 on the season. The Giants, meanwhile, will counter with Barry Zito, who will be looking to improve on his 12-8 mark.

View Colorado vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-180 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 1-ranked Giants and the National League No. 9-rated Rockies in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's National League No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.7 runs per game in the league. The Giants have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.3 per nine innings).

Colorado brings the National League's No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Giants' league No. 5-ranked defense.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 7-1 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -245 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Colorado looks to rebound from a loss to the Giants, who beat them 7-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Matt Cain at AT&T Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Rockies at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Colorado's last 18 games on the road
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
San Francisco is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing Colorado

Next up:
Colorado home to Arizona, Friday, September 21
San Francisco home to San Diego, Friday, September 21

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