MLB Preview: San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies

by Dirty on July 3, 2010

San Francisco Baseball Betting The San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Coors Field.

The Giants will give the ball to starter Barry Zito in this one. Lefthander Zito is 7-4 this season with a 3.43 ERA.

Meanwhile, it’ll be ace Ubaldo Jimenez who starts for the Rockies. Righthander Jimenez is 14-1 with a 1.83 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rockies listed as 209-moneyline favorites versus the Giants, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

Jonathan Herrera went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs as the Rockies beat the Giants 6-3 on Friday. The Rockies won that game as a -110 pick’em, while the nine runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.

Jhoulys Chacin allowed five hits and three earned runs over his six innings for the Rockies victory.

Aubrey Huff belted two home runs and drove in all three runs for the Giants. Tim Lincecum surrendered nine hits and four runs over six innings in the loss.

Current streak:
San Francisco has lost 7 straight games.
Colorado has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
San Francisco: 40-39 SU
Colorado: 43-37 SU

San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Francisco is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Francisco
Colorado is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Colorado home to San Francisco, Sunday, July 4

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