MLB Game Preview - Rockies underdogs vs Giants at San Francisco
Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Odds
The visiting Rockies hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at AT&T Park against the San Francisco Giants.
Jorge De La Rosa, with a record of 16-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Rockies, while the Giants trot Ryan Vogelsong to the mound in this one. He is 3-5 so far in 2013.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Giants and the National League No. 11-rated Rockies in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Francisco's No. 13-rated National League offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Rockies defense that ranks No. 13 in the National League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Giants have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, less than Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).
Defensively, Colorado features the National League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the National League at home, scoring 3.3 runs per game.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -124 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado lost in extra innings against the Giants on Monday as San Francisco edged them 3-2 at AT&T Park.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Rockies at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games at home
San Francisco is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing Colorado
Colorado at San Francisco, Wednesday, September 11