Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 5/19/2024

The Colorado Rockies (15-30) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (22-25) on Sunday, May 19th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on None. 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 4:05 ET.

Rockies vs Giants

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San Francisco cruised to a 14-4 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Giants had a huge 3rd inning, scoring nine of their fourteen runs. As for the Rockies, they scored their only four runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Giants were favored at -179 on the money line.

Kyle Harrison got the win for the Giants, going five innings and giving up three earned runs. He finished the game with four strikeouts but issued two walks. On the other side, Ty Blach only went three innings for the Rockies, giving up six earned runs on seven hits.

Luis Matos and Matt Chapman each had three hits and combined for seven RBIs. Matos also hit the game’s only home run. Jorge Soler scored twice for the Giants and drove in two runs while going 3/5.

Colorado is on the road today, and they are looking to avoid dropping their third straight game, as they are losing the series to the Giants 0-2. So far this season, the Rockies are 15-30, putting them 5th in the NL West. Their record has them 14.5 games behind the Dodgers for the lead in the division.

So far, the Rockies have gone 8-11 against other NL West teams. At home, the Rockies are just 9-12 while going 6-18 on the road. As the underdog, Colorado has gone 15-30 this year, and they have yet to be the favorite. Looking at their overall series record, the Rockies are 2-11-1 but have won two straight series.

Colorado is 23-22 against the run line this season, including a 12-12 mark on the road. The Rockies have failed to cover the run line in their last two road games and are 0-2 as the run line favorite. They have a run line average of -1.6 runs per game this season.

The Colorado Rockies have been an over machine lately, as they have gone over the total in each of their last five games. Their games have averaged 9.6 runs per game this season, and they have gone over the total in 24 of their 45 games this season. The over/under line for today’s game against the San Francisco Giants is set at 7.5 runs, and the over/under line for their games this season has averaged 9 runs per game.

Dakota Hudson Gets The Start For The Rockies

Dakota Hudson is looking to build off his last outing, where he picked up the win vs. the Padres. In that May 13th outing, he went 5 2/3 innings, giving up three earned runs, and he issued three walks. Looking back over his last four outings, Hudson has given up at least two earned runs in each. Hudson’s ERA for the season is 6.13, along with a record of 1-6. Opposing batters are hitting .262 off the right-hander this season. Per nine innings, Hudson has 5.22 strikeouts and 5.67 walks.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Rockies offense is averaging 4 runs per game, which is 22nd in the league. They have been a little better at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .249, which is the 7th best mark in the MLB right now. The Rockies have been striking out a lot this season and are 26th in the league in walks.

Ryan McMahon has been a bright spot for the Rockies this season, hitting .308 with a team-high 24 RBIs and 6 homers. Ezequiel Tovar has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 12/36 in his last eight games, with two homers and six RBIs. Tovar is also on an 11-game hitting streak.

San Francisco is currently 3rd in the NL West, and they trail the Dodgers by 8.5 games. Overall, the Giants are 22-25 and have gone 11-11 in divisional matchups. The Giants have put together a three-game winning streak, and they have won three straight at home as well.

As the home favorite, the Giants are 11-7 this season and 14-10 overall at home. On the road, they are just 8-15. San Francisco’s overall record is a result of going just 6-4 over their last ten games. So far, they have been favored 26 times and are 15-11 in those games.

The Giants have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 22-25 overall. They have been a better bet on the road, going 12-11, but they have won three straight against the run line at home. They have been a better bet as an underdog, going 12-9 against the run line, compared to 10-16 as a favorite. Their average run margin in winning games is +3.6, compared to -4.4 in losing games.

The over/under line for today’s game between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies is set at 7.5 runs. The Giants have played 26 games this season with over/under lines higher than 7.5 runs, and the over has hit in 10 of those games. Their games have averaged 8.9 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 23-22 overall. In their last two games, the combined run total has been 18 and 15 runs, respectively.

Jordan Hicks Gets The Start For The Giants

Jordan Hicks gets the start for the Giants today and comes in with a record of 3-1 and an ERA of 2.44. So far, he has made nine starts and has a WHIP of 1.15. Looking at his overall numbers, opponents are batting .207 this season. Hicks has made three quality starts and is averaging 7.31 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, he finished with a no-decision, going five innings and giving up two earned runs on four hits. Before that, he had won two straight starts.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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Thairo Estrada has been swinging a hot bat of late, as he is currently on a three-game hitting streak and has gone 7/22 in his last five games, including one home run. Over that same stretch, Matt Chapman is also swinging a hot bat, going 8/18 with eight runs scored. For the season, Estrada is batting .256 and has a team-high seven home runs, while Michael Conforto is also at seven homers and is batting .280.

For the season, the Giants are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 21st in the league. They are also just 15th in home runs and have a team batting average of .247. Overall, their team on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS are all right around league average.

Rockies vs Giants Prediction

Our prediction for the Giants vs. Rockies matchup is for the Giants to pick up a 6-4 win. However, with the money line payout for the Giants at -196, we actually like the over at 7.5 runs, as our projections have this game combining for 10 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Jordan Hicks is projected to go the longest of any starter today, and he is predicted to finish with five strikeouts. As for Dakota Hudson, he is projected to finish with just four strikeouts and has the second-worst chances of picking up a win.

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