Giants vs Rockies Odds & Total Prediction

by | May 18, 2022 | mlb

San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies

Date: Wednesday, May 18th, 3:10 ET

Location: Coors Field

TV: ATRM

Money Line: Giants -155/ Rockies +135 (Bovada - One of the absolute best sportsbooks on the web!)

Total Line: 10.5

STARTING PITCHING

San Francisco: Logan Webb (5-1, 3.48)
Rockies: Kyle Freeland (1-4, 4.91)

Giants Projected Lineup

Austin Slater
Darin Ruf
Evan Longoria
Wilmer Flores
Brandon Crawford
Thairo Estrada
Mike Yastrzemski
Joey Bart
LaMonte Wade

Rockies Projected Lineup

Connor Joe
Yonathan Daza
Charlie Blackmon
C.J. Cron
Ryan McMahon
Brendan Rodgers
Randall Grichuk
Jose Iglesias
Elias Diaz

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

San Francisco Giants: 22-14-0 SU / OU 20-15-1 / Run Line W/L 18-18-0
Colorado Rockies: 17-19-0 SU / OU 21-14-1 / Run Line W/L 16-20-0

The Colorado Rockies host the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, May 18th at Coors Field. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 3:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board has the Giants as the favorite at -161 on the moneyline.

Recent Form

The San Francisco Giants are coming off a 10-7 win over the Colorado Rockies. In the game, they scored in each of the first 4 innings, including going for 4 runs in the 3rd. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb, lasted 5.1 innings, giving up 7 runs on 10 hits.

The San Francisco Giants come into this matchup looking for their 3rd straight win over the Rockies. So far, the team has benefited from playing at Coors Field, putting up 7 and 10 runs in the series’ first two contests. Giants are 8-2 over their last 10 games.

The Colorado Rockies will look to get things back on track vs San Francisco, as they have now lost two straight to their division rival. In last night’s contests, starter Chad Kuhl only lasted 3 innings, giving up 5 runs on 8 hits.

The Rockies enter Wednesday’s matchup, having lost 3 straight games. However, the averaging margin of these losses is just 1.6 runs. Over their last 10 games, the Rockies are just 2-10.

Pitching Matchup

The Colorado Rockies will be looking for Kyle Freeland to turn thigns around against the Giants. On the season, Freeland has a record of 1-4, including a 4.91. Heading into the game, he has 26 strikeouts compared to 11 walks. In his last outing, Freeland gave up 6 runs on 12 hits to the Royals.

Taking the mound for San Francisco is Logan Webb. So far, Webb has a record of 5-1, with an ERA of 3.48. In his 8 appearances, Webb has given up just 1 home run. However, opponents have a combined batting average of .273 against the right=hander.

San Francisco vs Philadelphia History

Wednesday’s matchup will be the 6th meeting between the Rockies and Giants. So far, San Francisco has dominated the series, winning all 5 of their matchups. All 5 of these contests have gone over the posted run-total line.

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Betting Trends

  • Giants are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a left-handed starter.
  • Giants are 39-12 in their last 51 vs. a team with a losing record.
  • Rockies are 5-13 in their last 18 games as a home underdog.
  • Rockies are 7-20 in their last 27 vs. National League West.

San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies Prediction

Heading into Wednesday’s game, the over-under line is set at 10.5 runs. Even though Logan Webb is on the mound for San Francisco, I still recommend taking the over. Throughout the season, Giants batters have dominated Colorado pitching. Stick with the trend, and grab the over at 10.5 runs.

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