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MLB betting line favors Rockies over Giants

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April 19, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Odds


Coors Field hosts an MLB battle between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.

The Rockies will rely on Ubaldo Jimenez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jonathan Sanchez will be his counterpart for the Giants. Ubaldo Jimenez is 0-0 this season, and Jonathan Sanchez is 1-1.

View San Francisco vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Rockies as -150 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting started to move the line.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Colorado's National League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.4 runs per game, against a Giants offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Rockies have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, almost the same as the Giants hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.2 runs per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

San Francisco won its last outing, an 8-1 result against the Rockies on April 18. Bettors who backed the Giants at -123 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Giants hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Tim Lincecum struck out 10 batters in 8-1 victory on Monday at Coors Field.

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

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Giants at Rockies trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Colorado's last 10 games
Colorado is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at Colorado, Wednesday, April 20