MLB betting line favors Rockies over Giants
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds
Colorado will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the San Francisco Giants pay a visit to Coors Field.
Colorado sends Jorge De La Rosa out against Matt Cain for the Giants in this game. De La Rosa is 2-0 with a 3.18 ERA on the season, while Cain is 2-0 on the year and has a 1.42 ERA.
The Rockies were listed as -118 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8.5 earlier on Monday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Colorado's National League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 5.2 runs per game, against a Giants offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Rockies have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, less than the Giants hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Colorado has the National League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.
The Giants were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +136 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. San Francisco looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 6-3 final on Tuesday in support of Jonathan Sanchez at Coors Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
Colorado is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco home to Atlanta, Friday, April 22
Colorado at Florida, Friday, April 22