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MLB Betting Line Favors the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies

The visiting Colorado Rockies hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at AT&T Park against the San Francisco Giants.

Jon Gray gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Colorado Rockies on Thursday; he's 10-9 on the season. The San Francisco Giants, meanwhile, will counter with Johnny Cueto, who will be looking to improve on his 17-5 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the San Francisco Giants in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -186 at BetOnline for Thursday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.8-1.7 win for the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

83-75 San Francisco battles the Rockies, currently with a 74-84 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Colorado injuries news.

The San Francisco Giants sit at No. 15 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Colorado Rockies sit at No. 24 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Francisco Giants No. 19-rated offense, averaging 4.36 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 28 at 5.33 in runs allowed per game. The San Francisco Giants have averaged 8.8 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.48 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and San Francisco has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

T Chatwood silenced the Giants bats in a 2-0 victory last time out versus San Francisco at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Colorado is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • San Francisco is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • San Francisco is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to Milwaukee, Friday, September 30th
San Francisco home to Los Angeles, Friday, September 30th