The Giants (75-71, 32-39 away) travel to take on the Rockies (53-92, 31-39 home) in game one of this NL West matchup. Logan Webb is getting the start for the Giants while Chase Anderson is starting for the Rockies. See who I like to pick up the win in today’s San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies showdown at Coors Field.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS VS COLORADO ROCKIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Colorado Rockies +1.5 Runs
This game will be played at Coors Field at 8:40 ET on Thursday, September 14th.
WHY BET THE COLORADO ROCKIES:
- The Rockies are on a two game runline winning streak as the home favorite.
- Colorado is riding a 3 runline win streak when going into a game as the underdog.
- In Logan Webb’s 30 starts, the Giants have a record of just 14-16.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS SEEK TO IMPROVE THEIR ROAD RECORD
Heading into today’s game, the Giants are 3rd in the NL West with an overall record of 75-71. When looking at their performance in their 46 series, San Francisco is 19-25-2. Against below .500 teams, the Giants are 34-34 while going 32-39 on the road and 43-32 at home.
Logan Webb has made 30 appearances so far in the 2023 season, with a .374 slugging percentage allowed and a 1.08 WHIP. His overall record stands at 10-12, with an ERA of 3.40 and 177 strikeouts – 8.25 per nine innings. On the road, Webb has a 4-6 record and 6-6 at home, along with an ERA of 6.69 away from home and 2.48 when playing in front of his own fans.
The San Francisco Giants earned a victory in Logan Webb’s last start, defeating the Colorado Rockies 9-1. Webb pitched six innings, surrendering three hits and no earned runs to secure the win.
Across their last five games, the Giants’ offense is 1st in batting average, leading to an average of 5.4 runs per contest in that span. Overall, they are the 22nd ranked scoring offense and posted a season-long OPS of .708 on 160 (18th). On average, they have struckout 9 times per game compard to 3.3 walks.
Mike Yastrzemski has been a key contributor to the Giants’ offense this season, boasting a .253 batting average and slugging .481. In the team’s last ten games, he has been on fire, leading San Francisco in hits with a .433 batting average.
WILL THE COLORADO ROCKIES TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS AT HOME?
On a record of 53-92, the Rockies come into today’s game 5th in the NL West. When playing at home, they are 31-39 and 22-53 on the road. Colorado has played in 45 series thus far, and have gone 14-28-3.
Today, Colorado’s starter Chase Anderson will attempt to prevent the ball from leaving the yard, as he has allowed a home-run in his last two outings. His current record stands at 0-5 with an ERA of 6.49. Anderson has recorded 50 strikeouts and a K/9 rate of 6.62, while walking 3.18 batters per 9 innings.
Chase Anderson’s most recent start ended in a 9-1 loss to the Giants, with the righty surrendering six runs on six hits across 3 1/3 innings.
Having gone deep 5 times in their last five games, the Rockies are 6th in that span. At 4.4 runs per game, Colorado is 19th in the league. This figure has come on a team batting average of .248 while hitting a total of 142 home runs (23rd).
Ryan McMahon has been a powerful presence in the Rockies’ lineup this season, leading the team with 23 home runs and 70 RBIs. His slugging percentage of .449 is also a team-high.