Madison Bumgarner (3-2, 3.03 ERA) and Chad Bettis (3-1, 3.89 ERA) start in the second of a four-game series between the San Francisco Giants (15-15) and the Colorado Rockies (14-14) at AT&T Park. The Rockies won the last game 17-7, and Colorado leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 10:15 p.m. ET on Friday, May. 6 and can be seen on CSBA and RTRM.
Bumgarner pitched 6.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering zero runs, striking out seven and walking three in a 6-1 win over the Mets. Brandon Belt (.316, 16 Rs, 4 HRs, 20 RBIs) went 1 for 5 yesterday. Bettis went 6.0 innings, surrendering three runs and striking out four in a 6-3 win over the Diamondbacks in his last outing. Trevor Story (.268, 22 Rs, 11 HRs, 24 RBIs, 2 SBs) has been successful at the plate, going 3 for 6 yesterday with two runs, one home run, and three RBIs.
The odds for San Francisco and Colorado are Giants -200, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 6.5.
The Rockies lead the season series, 3-1.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
The Giants are 8-10 against their divisional rivals, while the Rockies are 11-8 against their division.
San Francisco recorded at least two errors for the second time this season.
The Giants are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Rockies have a 2-3 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
It looks like the Rockies have a slight leg up on the Giants, as the Rockies have won their last two games while the Giants have lost their last two.
When they outhit their opponents, the Rockies are 12-2. The Giants have a 12-0 record when outhitting opponents.
Both falling in the top five of the league based on total runs this season, San Francisco ranks fourth with 153 runs and Colorado is third with 155.
Ranking 12th, Colorado is in the top half of the league in walks, notching 92 this season. San Francisco ranks in the top five at second with 118.
When the Giants hit at least one home run, they are 9-9. When the Rockies hit at least one homer, they have an 11-7 record.