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Rockies open as moneyline underdog vs Giants

Colorado RockiesSan Francisco Giants
Aug 10, 10:15 PM | GrassAT&T Park

Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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The Colorado Rockies will look to grab a road win when they take on the Giants in San Francisco at AT&T Park on Friday in baseball odds action.

Colorado puts its faith in starter Tyler Chatwood to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the Giants is Tim Lincecum, who owns a 6-11 record on the season with a 5.43 ERA.

View Colorado vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-215 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 4-ranked Giants and the National League No. 8-rated Rockies in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 9 ranked National League offense (4.2 runs per game) against a Rockies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 16 in the National League at 5.8 runs allowed per game. The Giants have been averaging 9 hits per game, less than the Rockies have managed so far this season (9.2 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Francisco has the National League's No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 16 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -210 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-4 to Los Angeles on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

The Giants were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. San Francisco didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to St. Louis on Thursday at Busch Stadium.

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

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Rockies at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Colorado's last 21 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Colorado is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of San Francisco's last 21 games when playing at home against Colorado
San Francisco is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Colorado
San Francisco is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Colorado at San Francisco, Saturday, August 11

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