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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies meet at Coors Field.
Righthander Tim Lincecum will take the mound for the Giants to start this game. Lincecum is 3-2 this season with a 4.07 ERA.
Lincecum's opponent in this one will be Tyler Chatwood. The Rockies righthander has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
San Francisco was a 10-9 loser in its last match on the road against the Rockies. They lost as -112 favorites, while the total score of 19 made winners of OVER bettors.
San Francisco: 24-18 SU
Colorado: 22-20 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 9-1
After a loss are 4-6
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 1-9
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a win are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
San Francisco is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games at home
Colorado home to San Francisco, Sunday, May 19