San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 5/9/2024

The San Francisco Giants (17-21) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (8-28) on Thursday, May 9th. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on NBCS. The Giants are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rockies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Giants. First pitch is set for 3:10 ET.

Giants vs Rockies

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San Francisco picked up an 8-6 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Giants had a huge 2nd inning, scoring six of their eight runs. As for the Rockies, they scored two runs in the 5th and added their final four runs in the 9th.

Jordan Hicks got the win for the Giants out of the bullpen, while Peter Lambert took the loss for Colorado.

At the plate, the Giants were led by Michael Conforto and Blake Sabol, who each had three hits and an RBI. Mike Yastrzemski also had a two-hit game and scored two runs for San Francisco.

San Francisco is 17-21 overall this season and trail the Dodgers by 8.5 games in the NL West. The Giants have gone 8-8 in divisional games this year. San Francisco has won two straight games, and these two wins have them 8.5 games behind the Diamondbacks for 3rd place in the division.

At home, the Giants are 9-7 and 8-14 on the road. So far, they have been the favorite in 21 of their games, going 12-9 in those games. As the underdog, the Giants are just 5-12 this year. San Francisco’s overall series record is 4-5-2, and they have lost two straight series.

San Francisco is a team that has been a bit of a mixed bag against the run line this season. They are 18-20 overall, but 12-10 on the road. They have won two straight games against the run line on the road, and are 10-7 against the run line as an underdog. Their average run differential in winning games is +3.4, while it is -4.3 in losses.

San Francisco’s over/under record for the season is 17-19, and the average over/under line for their games is 8 runs. However, the over/under line for today’s game against the Rockies is set at 9.5 runs. This is only the second time this season that the over/under line has been set at 9.5 runs for a Giants game. The combined run average for Giants games this season is 8.5 runs per game.

Keaton Winn Gets The Start For The Giants

Keaton Winn gets the start for the Giants today as he faces the Rockies on the road. He has made seven starts this season and has a record of 3-4 with an ERA of 4.41. Winn’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.12. In his last outing, he took the loss, going just two-thirds of an inning and giving up five earned runs. Before that, he had won three straight starts. Winn has made three quality starts this season and is averaging 7.27 strikeouts per nine innings. For the year, he has allowed three homers and is averaging 3.12 walks per nine innings.

Giants Offense Breakdown

San Francisco’s offense has been struggling of late, as they are 26th in the league in runs scored and have been held to three runs or fewer in four of their last six games. Overall, they are averaging just 3.8 runs per game. The Giants are also near the bottom of the league in terms of home runs and OPS. However, they are batting a collective .241, which is 11th in the league.

Thairo Estrada comes into the game with a team-high 20 RBIs, and his five home runs are 2nd on the team and 8th in the league. He has seven RBIs over his last nine games while going 9/36. Michael Conforto has also been swinging a good bat of late, going 8/30 in his last eight games, including one home run. Jung Hoo Lee is batting .262 for the season and has a six-game hitting streak going.

With an overall record of 8-28, the Rockies are 16.5 games behind the Dodgers for the NL West lead. So far, they have really struggled against other NL West teams, going 4-9. Colorado has dropped four straight games, and they have lost three straight series.

At home, the Rockies are 5-12 compared to 3-16 on the road. So far, they have not won a series this season. In their last game, the Rockies lost to the Giants 7-0, and they are just 1-9 in their last 10 games.

When the Rockies are the underdog, they have a 16-20 run line record, with an average run margin of -2.3 runs per game. They are 9-10 vs. the run line on the road, where they have an average run margin of -2.5 runs per game. Their run line losing streak at home is at four games, and they have failed to cover in their last three games when they have been favored.

Today’s over/under line of 9.5 runs for the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants is right on the money, as the two teams have combined to average 9.5 runs per game this season. The over/under record for Rockies games this season is 17-19, and when the line has been set at 9.5 runs, the over has hit in three of the four games. Overall, 38.9% of Rockies games have had higher over/under lines than 9.5 runs this season.

Cal Quantrill Gets The Start For The Rockies

Right-hander Cal Quantrill gets the start for the Rockies today and will be looking to build off his last outing, where he didn’t give up a run in 7 2/3 innings of work. In that outing vs. the Pirates, he gave up just three hits and didn’t issue a walk. Quantrill has made four quality starts this year and has a record of 1-3 with a 4.31 ERA. For the season, he has a WHIP of 1.29 and is averaging 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings. Looking at his walk numbers, Quantrill is giving up 3.18 per nine innings.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Rockies have been one of the worst offensive teams in the league, averaging just 3.6 runs per game, which is 27th in the MLB. They have been even worse on the road, averaging just 3.3 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .235, which is 14th in the league, and their team on-base percentage is just .298.

Over his last six games, Ryan McMahon has gone just 3/22, but he is still hitting .293 for the season and leads the team with 19 RBIs. McMahon’s five homers is 8th in the league and the best mark on the team. Michael Toglia has also been a big power threat for the Rockies, but he is batting just .106 so far this season.

Giants vs Rockies Prediction

Getting the Rockies at +134 on the money line is a great payout for this game, as we have them winning by a score of 6-5. If you’re looking for a parlay option, you could also take the over, as the line is sitting at 9.5 runs, and we have this game going over.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Cal Quantrill has a much better chance of picking up a win than Keaton Winn. However, Quantrill’s strikeout numbers are low, and he is projected to finish with just four K’s. As for Winn, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts.

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