Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants Odds
Oddsmakers have listed Colorado (-140) as the favorite over San Francisco (+130). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at -120 for over 7.5 runs and +100 for under 7.5. Gamblers can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds sitting at +105 for the Rockies -1.5 runs and -125 for the Giants +1.5.
The Giants are 79-68 against the spread (ATS), but just 68-79 straight up (SU). The team hasn’t moved the needle much for gamblers, losing 4.0 units for moneyline bettors while earning 6.8 units (ATS). San Francisco has covered the spread just twice in its last seven games and the total has gone under in six of those seven. The Rockies, on the other hand, have gone 81-65 SU this year and are 75-70 ATS. In total, the team’s gained 15.7 units for moneyline gamblers and 3.8 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven.
San Francisco games have an over/under record of 61-80-6 in 2018. Colorado has also been a strong under bet with a total record of 61-78-6.
Southpaw Tyler Anderson will get the start for the visiting Rockies. Anderson is 6-8 with a 4.89 ERA and 149 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with 20 strikeouts and a 3.86 ERA against San Francisco this year (three starts).
The Giants are turning to righty Chris Stratton (9-9, 4.99 ERA), who has 97 punchouts and 44 walks to his credit as well as a 1.41 WHIP. Stratton is 1-1 with seven strikeouts and a 9.82 ERA across three starts against Colorado this year.
As a unit, San Francisco’s pitchers have given up 4.2 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starters have a 4.00 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.65 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 8.8 K/9. In 64 games against divisional foes, Giants starters have an ERA of 3.84 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.24.
San Francisco’s offense is putting up 3.8 runs per contest, including 3.7 per game against divisional foes and 1.8 per game over its last five. The team has hit .196/.253/.272 over its last five matchups and is 0-5 SU during that span.
The Giants’ hitters have been led by shortstop Brandon Crawford and outfielder Andrew McCutchen. Crawford is slashing .258/.324/.396 with 12 home runs, 51 RBIs and 56 runs scored, and McCutchen’s line sits at .255/.357/.415 with 15 homers, 55 RBIs, 65 runs and 13 stolen bases.
In the visiting dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 4.7 runs per game and its starters own a 4.32 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 8.55 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.79, along with a K-per-9 of 9.01.
Rockies hitters have slashed .258/.324/.437 on their way to 4.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 5.0 runs per game against divisional foes and 7.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).
Colorado’s hitters have been paced by shortstop Trevor Story and right fielder Charlie Blackmon, who’ve collectively launched 59 home runs. Story is hitting .292/.347/.559 with 33 home runs, 102 RBIs, 81 runs and 25 stolen bases, while Blackmon (.287/.353/.492) has produced 26 homers, 64 RBIs and 108 runs scored.
The Rockies have gained 9.0 units and are 43-46 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 42 of those games, compared to 44 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Giants have lost 0.1 units and are 31-26 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 26 of those games, compared to 29 which went under the total.
Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants Free Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – OVER
The under has hit in six of San Francisco’s last seven games.
The Giants have lost 12 of their last 13 games SU.
San Francisco has recorded 15.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 14.2 over its last five.
The Rockies have hit 20 home runs in their last 10 games. The Giants have hit eight over their last 10.
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