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Linceum favored by Rockies

Tim Lincecum looked a bit like his Cy Young-winning self last time out, but he still lacked that ruthless consistency.

It's a pitching duel between Lincecum for the Giants (2-3 on the year) and Jeremy Guthrie for Colorado (2-1 so far) and the Giants are home favorites.

View Colorado vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Giants as -150 favorites on the opening moneyline at Bovada for this contest. The over under opened at 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Giants sit at No. 10 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rockies sit at a National League No. 6 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between San Francisco and its National League No. 12-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 3 lineup of the Rockies at 4.9 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Colorado owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

The Rockies were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Colorado got a 10-strikeout performance from Christian Friedrich but couldn't turn it into a win, suffering a 3-2 loss at the hands of San Francisco on Monday at AT&T Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

 

A few Rockies at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Colorado's last 20 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games on the road
Colorado is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing San Francisco
Colorado is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of San Francisco's last 20 games when playing at home against Colorado
San Francisco is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Colorado
San Francisco is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of San Francisco's last 16 games at home

Next up:
Colorado home to Arizona, Wednesday, May 16
San Francisco home to St. Louis, Wednesday, May 16

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