San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 18 (5/18): MLB

San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, Pick and Preview, May 18 (5/18): MLB

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Odds

Time 3:10 p.m. EST
Giants money line -158
Giants run line -1.5 (-105)
Rockies money line +132
Rockies run line +1.5 (-115)
Over / under 10.5

 

Key stats

  San Francisco Giants Colorado Rockies
Record 22-14 17-19
Road / home record 11-7 12-9
Last 10 record 8-2 2-8
Streak W2 L3
Over / under record 20-15-1 21-14-1
Runs / game 5.17 4.81
Runs allowed / game 4.14 5.69
 

Preview

The Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants will meet again to play the 3rd game of the series at the Coors Field on Wednesday. The Giants won the first 2 games to secure the series.

San Francisco Giants

The Giants get here with a 22-14 record and have won 8 of their last 10 games. The team is averaging 5.17 runs per game while allowing 4.14 runs. Wilmer Flores leads the team with 20 RBI and batting for an average of .267. Joc Pederson has 7 home runs.

Logan Webb leads the team with a 3.48 ERA and 28 strikeouts, recording 5 wins for the Giants. 

Probable Pitcher:

Logan Webb (5-1, 3.48 ERA) will be on the mound for the Giants in the 3rd game of the series. Webb allowed one run on three hits and three walks over six innings Friday, striking out one batter and picking up a win over the Cardinals. He allowed 3 runs in 7 innings the last time he faced the Rockies.

Colorado Rockies

The Rockies get here with a 17-19 record and have lost 8 of their last 10 games. The team is averaging 4.81 runs while allowing 5.69 runs per game. CJ Cron leads the team with 9 home runs and 25 RBI while Jose Iglesias is batting for a .313 AVG.

Chad Khul leads the pitching staff with a 2.88 ERA, 30 strikeouts and 3 wins for the Rockies.

Probable Pitcher: 

Kyle Freeland (1-4, 4.91 ERA) will start for the Rockies in the 3rd game of the series. Freeland took the loss during Friday's 14-10 defeat at the hands of the Royals, allowing eight runs (six earned) on 12 hits and two walks in 4.2 innings. He failed to record a strikeout. In his last start agains the Giants he allowed 7 runs across 4.1 innings pitched.

BETTING TRENDS

San Francisco are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Colorado.

San Francisco are 12-0 SU in their last 12 games against Colorado.

Colorado are 1-8 SU in their last 8 games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games against San Francisco.

Prediction

The Giants continue their domination over the Rockies beating them in 12 straight games and Logan Webb held them to 3 runs in his last meeting while Freeland got pounded with 7 runs in his last start vs Giants. The Giants should be able to sweep the Rockies in this series.

PICK: Giants ML (-158)

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