Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies will pay a visit to San Francisco to take on a divisional rival in the Giants at Oracle Park. The game gets going at 9:45 p.m. ET and the matchup will be shown on ATRM and NSBA.
Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants Odds
Colorado (+160) is the underdog against San Francisco (-170) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this one at 7.5 runs. The odds for playing the game’s total sit at +105 for the under and -125 for the over. This game currently has a runline of Rockies +1.5 (-135) and Giants -1.5 (+115).
The Giants are 78-78 against the spread (ATS), but just 75-81 straight up (SU). They’ve gained 9.7 units for moneyline bettors while earning 18.4 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Rockies are 67-89 SU and have gone 69-87 ATS. They’re down 13.7 units for moneyline gamblers and 26.6 units ATS. Colorado is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the under has cashed in four of those seven.
Giants games have an over/under record of 75-72-9 in 2019. The Rockies have an over/under record of 75-72-9.
Right-hander Jeff Hoffman is projected to start for the visiting Rockies. Hoffman is 2-6 with a 6.71 ERA and 61 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Giants this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.
The Giants are going with lefty Madison Bumgarner (9-9, 3.86 ERA), who has 194 punchouts and 41 walks to his name as well as a 1.13 WHIP. Bumgarner is 3-0 with 28 strikeouts and a 4.50 ERA across four starts against Colorado this year.
As a unit, San Francisco’s pitchers have given up 4.8 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have an ERA of 4.75, a WHIP of 1.34 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.0. The bullpen has a 3.85 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 8.7 K/9. In 70 games against divisional foes, Giants starters have an ERA of 4.33 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.89.
San Francisco’s offense is putting up 4.2 runs per contest, including 4.5 per game against divisional foes and 4.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .236/.280/.298 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that span.
Kevin Pillar and Brandon Belt have led the charge for the Giants’ batters this year. Pillar is slashing .265/.294/.447 with 21 home runs, 84 RBIs, 80 runs and 13 stolen bases, and Belt’s line is .237/.340/.409 with 17 homers, 57 RBIs and 75 runs.
For the visiting squad, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 6.0 runs per game and its starters own a 5.96 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 7.52 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.24, along with a WHIP of 1.53.
Rockies hitters have slashed .267/.329/.457 on their way to 5.2 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.5 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).
Third baseman Nolan Arenado and right fielder Charlie Blackmon continue to lead Colorado’s offense. Arenado is slashing .315/.379/.592 with 41 home runs, 118 RBIs and 99 runs scored, while Blackmon is hitting .317/.364/.578 with 30 homers, 82 RBIs and 109 runs scored.
The Rockies have lost 8.2 units and are 29-30 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has cashed in 26 of those games, as opposed to 28 that’ve hit the under in such games. On the other hand, the Giants have netted 10.5 units and are 58-52 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 53 of those games, as opposed to 49 that’ve cashed the under.
Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Giants, ATS Winner – Rockies, O/U – UNDER
Colorado has logged 15 extra-base hits over its last five outings. San Francisco has nine XBH over its last five.
The Rockies have a total OPS of .786 this season and an OPS of .793 when facing left-handed pitchers. The Giants’ OPS sits at .698 overall and .705 against southpaws.
Colorado has posted 26.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 20.4 over its last five.
The Rockies have hit 23 home runs in their last 10 games. The Giants have hit five over their last 10.