The San Francisco Giants haven’t been themselves since the All-Star break, and they’ll look for some relief against the lowly Colorado Rockies on Tuesday. The Giants had the best record in baseball (57-33) at the break but are a major-league worst 16-31 since.
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- The Rockies are 1-8 SU and ATS in their last nine games as favorite.
- The total has gone UNDER in 12 of the Giants’ last 17 games as underdogs against the Rockies.
- The total has gone UNDER in eight of the Giants’ last nine games as underdog.
Jeff Samardzija and Tyler Anderson are the probable starters. Samardzija (11-9, 4.06 ERA) is 3-1 with a 2.11 ERA in nine games against Colorado, including 1-1 with a 2.30 ERA in two turns this season.
Anderson (5-5, 3.43) is 4-1 during night games this year but is 1-4 in afternoon contests. The 27-year-old permitted six hits and two walks while striking out five in 6 1/3 innings of a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
Favorites have been very lucrative in this matchup. In the last six meetings between the Giants and Rockies, the faves are 5-1.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Colorado Rockies as -107 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 11.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bodog.
Odds – Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.4-1.7 victory for the Rockies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Colorado Rockies bring a 66-71 record to the battle against the 73-64 Giants. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs San Francisco injuries news.
The Odds – Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Colorado Rockies at No. 13 and the San Francisco Giants at No. 11 heading into this contest.
On offense, it’s a battle between the Colorado Rockies and its No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 5.39 runs per nine innings, against the No. 19 line up of the San Francisco Giants at 4.4 runs per outing.
Defensively, San Francisco features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 6.4 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
San Francisco didn’t plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by C Bettis in a losing cause, 6-0, against Colorado on Monday.
- San Francisco is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 6 games
- San Francisco is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
- Colorado is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
- Colorado is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games
- Colorado is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
San Francisco at Colorado, Wednesday, September 7th