San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies: Best Odds and Preview for September 8, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | September 8, 2021, 12:45 am

The Colorado Rockies (63-76) will attempt to break a three-game home losing streak when they play the San Francisco Giants (89-50) on Wednesday at 3:10 PM ET. The Rockies are not expected (+115) to end the streak when they take on the favored Giants (-135).

San Francisco has Anthony DeSclafani set to start, and Colorado counters Jon Gray.

Best Odds for San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies

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Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies.

Giants Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Giants have been chosen as favorites in 80 games this year and have walked away with the win 57 times (71.2%) in those games.
  • San Francisco and their opponents have gone over in 62 of their 139 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Giants are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking ninth with 669 total runs this season.
  • San Francisco has been favored in four of its past 10 games and won three of those matchups.
  • In their previous 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, the Giants and their opponents are 4-5-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • DeSclafani gets the start for the Giants, his 27th of the season. He is 11-6 with a 3.24 ERA and 132 strikeouts in 141 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His last appearance came on Saturday against the Dodgers, when the righty went six scoreless innings while giving up two hits.
  • Over DeSclafani’s 26 starts, his team is 17-9.
  • DeSclafani’s starts hit the over on the run total 12 times in 26 games with a set total this season.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Darin Ruf 105 .280 .399 .547 15 40 63
Buster Posey 93 .304 .386 .511 17 45 100
Evan Longoria 60 .283 .377 .505 10 32 52
Brandon Belt 81 .243 .342 .536 21 43 64
Brandon Crawford 114 .294 .355 .509 19 77 119
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Rockies Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have compiled a 37-64 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 36.6% of those games).
  • Colorado has had an over/under set by bookmakers 139 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 59 of those games (59-77-3).
  • The Rockies score the 11th-most runs in baseball (634 total, 4.6 per game).
  • Colorado went 3-4 over the seven games it was the underdog on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 matchups, the Rockies and their opponents combined to hit the over on the run total four times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Gray makes the start for the Rockies, his 25th of the season. He is 7-10 with a 4.20 ERA and 125 strikeouts through 126 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last outing on Sunday, Aug. 29 against the Dodgers, the right-hander threw two innings, giving up one earned run while surrendering two hits.
  • Gray’s team has a 9-15 record in his starts this season.
  • Gray has had 24 starts that bookmakers set a total for this season, and 10 of those games hit the over.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
C.J. Cron 120 .278 .374 .542 26 80 108
Brendan Rodgers 81 .279 .332 .461 11 40 83
Trevor Story 122 .251 .327 .466 19 65 112
Ryan McMahon 129 .255 .324 .453 21 70 116
Charlie Blackmon 130 .273 .348 .423 13 72 121

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