San Francisco Giants take on Rockies in baseball test
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds
The San Francisco Giants will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rockies in Colorado at Coors Field on Friday in baseball odds action.
Ryan Vogelsong, with a record of 8-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Giants, while the Rockies trot Jonathan Sanchez to the mound in this one. He is 1-8 so far in 2012.
The Rockies were listed as +140 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 10.5 earlier on Monday.
This game puts the Rockies, most recently No. 8 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Giants, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Giants rank No. 7 in the National League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Colorado’s No. 2 ranking in that category.
Defensively, San Francisco features the National League's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 5.8 runs per game.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 9-1 loser as they battled the Mets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +121 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Francisco didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-1 to New York on Thursday at AT&T Park.
The Rockies were an 8-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +147 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Rockies enjoyed an 8-2 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Thursday, with Alex White throwing 5 1/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Coors Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
San Francisco is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Francisco's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Francisco's last 12 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 12 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Colorado's last 24 games
Colorado is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing San Francisco
Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
San Francisco at Colorado, Saturday, August 4