Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, Pick and Preview, August 21 (8/21): MLB
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- Aug 21, 2022, 12:04:08 AM
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|Time||3:10 p.m. EST|
|Rockies money line||+113|
|Rockies run line||+1.5 (-135)|
|Giants money line||-135|
|Giants run line||-1.5 (+115)|
|Over / under||11|
|Colorado Rockies||San Francisco Giants|
|Home / road record||35-30||25-32|
|Last 10 record||4-6||5-5|
|Over / under record||58-57-7||55-56-8|
|Runs / game||4.48||4.50|
|Runs allowed / game||5.45||4.34|
The Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants will play the 3rd game of the series at the Coors Field on Sunday. The Rockies took the win again 4-3 in the second game of the series. Brendan Rodgers drove in Wynton Bernard with his fourth hit of the game. Ryan McMahon had three hits and Lucas Gilbreath pitched the 10th inning for the win.
The Rockies get here with a 53-69 record and have lost 5 of their last 7 games. The team is averaging 4.48 runs per game and they're batting for .261 AVG, have 537 runs scored in 1076 hits and 105 home runs, ranking #12 in offense in the league behind the Minnesota Twins. CJ Cron is leading the team with 23 home runs and 80 RBI and a batting average of .277.
Defensively they are allowing 5.45 runs per game and rank #29 in the league. German Marquez leads the pitching staff with a 5.05 ERA, 108 strikeouts and 6 wins recorded for the Rockies.
Probable Pitcher: Kyle Freeland (7-8, 4.82 ERA)
Freeland will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Rockies. Freeland allowed three runs on seven hits, a walk and a hit batsman while striking out four over six innings in a no-decision versus the Cardinals on Tuesday. He has a record of 7-4 with an ERA of 3.98 and 65 strikeouts in 18 appearances against the Giants in his career.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants get here with a 59-61 record and have lost their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.50 runs per game and they're batting for .236 AVG, 531 runs scored in 922 hits and 137 home runs, ranking #10 in offense in the league behind the Milwaukee Brewers. Joc Pederson leads the team with 17 home runs and 46 RBI. Thairo Estrada is batting for an average of .268.
Defensively they are allowing 4.34 runs per game and rank #18 in the league. Carlos Rodon leads the pitching staff with a 2.89 ERA, 179 strikeouts and 11 wins recorded.
Probable Pitcher: Jakob Junis (4-3, 3.53 ERA)
Junis will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Giants. Junis registered a no-decision during Tuesday's 2-1 win against Arizona, allowing one run on four hits with seven strikeouts in seven innings. He has allowed 1 run on 7 hits with 1 walk and 7 strikeouts in 5.1 innings against the Rockies in his career.
San Francisco are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
San Francisco are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Colorado.
San Francisco are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home.
Colorado are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against San Francisco.
The Giants continue to struggle as they have lost 4 games in a row and have averaged 2.2 runs per game on that strecht. For this game they'll send Jakob Junis to the mound who's coming from a strong start against the Dbacks where he allowed only 1 run across 7 innings pitched. The Rockies have been good at home this season with a 35-30 record and 38-27 ATS. Kyle Freeland has been up and down this season and has struggled at home so this a good chance for the Giants to avoid a sweep. Take the Giants.
PICK: Giants ML (-135)
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