Matt Cain, Jorge De La Rosa take mound in Rockies vs Giants tilt
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds
Coors Field hosts an MLB battle between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
Colorado sends Jorge De La Rosa out against Matt Cain for the Giants in this game. De La Rosa is 8-4 with a 3.19 ERA on the season, while Cain is 5-4 on the year and has a 4.54 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Rockies as -114 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Rockies - Giants odds would favor the Giants if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 9 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while San Francisco is at No. 3 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Giants rank No. 3 in the National League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Colorado’s No. 1 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.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -136 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. San Francisco looks to rebound from a loss to the Rockies, who beat them 4-1 on Friday behind a start from Jhoulys Chacin at Coors Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Francisco's last 20 games when playing Colorado
San Francisco is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Colorado
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Colorado's last 20 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Francisco at Colorado, Sunday, June 30