Tim Lincecum, Jeff Francis take mound in Rockies vs Giants tilt
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Coors Field on Wednesday as host Colorado battles the San Francisco Giants in baseball odds action.
The match puts starter Tim Lincecum for the Giants on the hill facing Jeff Francis for the Rockies. Lincecum brings a 8-14 mark to the game, while Francis is 5-4 to date on the season.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Giants listed as favorites of 105 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10.5, depending on the book.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockies rated this week at No. 9 and the Giants sitting at No. 2.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 3-rated National League offense, averaging 4.7 runs per game, against a Giants defense that ranks No. 5 in the National League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.3 hits per game so far, more than Giants batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).
Colorado owns the National League's No. 16 defense, allowing 5.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's National League No. 5-rated defense.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 9-8 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -153 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Francisco looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 9-8 final on Tuesday in support of Madison Bumgarner at Coors Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado
San Francisco is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Colorado's last 20 games
San Francisco at Arizona, Friday, September 14
Colorado at San Diego, Friday, September 14