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The San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies will meet on the field at Coors Field on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.
The Giants will trot Matt Cain out to the mound in this one. Righthander Cain has a 2-2 record and a 5.04 ERA this season.
The Rockies will counter Cain with Jhoulys Chacin. Righthander Chacin has a 2.70 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 11-3 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at +108 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Colorado was a 6-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as +128 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.
San Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
San Francisco: 23-17 SU
Colorado: 21-19 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games on the road
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
Colorado home to San Francisco, Friday, May 17