San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction MLB Picks 5/8/24

Colorado Rockies (8-26) vs San Francisco Giants (15-21)

Game Info: Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)

Peter Lambert (2-1) (5.66) vs Jordan Hicks (2-1) (1.89)

Betting Odds: Colorado Rockies +160 / San Francisco Giants -189 --- Over/Under: 10.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

In this article, we will formulate a San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Prediction for this MLB game on Wednesday, May 8th at Coors Field. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Giants recent form and recent player performance 

-The Rockies recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving San Francisco

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Colorado

-Recent betting trends in games played between San Francisco vs Colorado

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Giants and Rockies. 

Giants Pitching Impressed on Tuesday

The Giants pitching was lights out on Tuesday, not giving up a run and that was enough for the 5-0 victory. Kyle Harrison went seven innings giving up four hits and zero runs. LaMonte Wade Jr finished with one hit, three walks, and two RBIs. The Giants are averaging 3.67 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.81 runs per game. The offense is ranked 23rd in the league while the pitching is ranked 24th. They currently have a run differential of -1.14 which is 26th in the league. Thairo Estrada has hit five home runs and driven in 19 RBIs. Getting the start for the Giants will be Jordan Hicks, who sits with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 1.89. In his last start against the Philadelphia Phillies, he went four innings giving up four hits and four runs. 

Rockies Continue to be Awful

The Rockies have been awful all season and Tuesday was no different. The Rockies failed to score any runs and that is unacceptable at Coors Field, especially against a pitcher that isn’t known as an ace. The Rockies are averaging 3.62 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.88 runs per game. The offense is ranked 25th in the league while the pitching is ranked 30th. The run differential is terrible, sitting at -2.26 which is 29th. Ryan McMahon has been the top player hitting five home runs and driving in 19 RBIs. Getting the start for the Rockies will be Peter Lambert, who sits with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 5.56. In his last start against the Miami Marlins, he went 3.1 innings giving up five hits and four runs. 

Colorado Rockies Player Prop Facts

  • Ryan McMahon has hit a home run in three of the Rockies' last 11 games as underdogs.
  • Brendan Rodgers has recorded two or more total bases in each of his last four appearances against the Giants after playing the previous day.
  • Elias Diaz has recorded at least one RBI in eight of his last 10 appearances at Coors Field against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Charlie Blackmon has scored at least one run in eight of his last 10 appearances in night games against NL West teams that held a losing record.
  • Ryan McMahon has recorded at least one hit in each of the Rockies' last six night games.
  • Elias Diaz has recorded at least one Single in nine of his last 10 appearances at Coors Field against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Charlie Blackmon has recorded a Double in four of his last five home appearances against the Giants.

San Francisco Giants Player Prop Facts

  • Jorge Soler has hit a home run in each of his last three road appearances against the Rockies.
  • Michael Conforto has recorded at least one RBI in each of the Giants' last four road games against NL West opponents.
  • Thairo Estrada has scored a run in each of his last six appearances against the Rockies after playing the previous day.
  • Jorge Soler has recorded two or more total bases in five of his last six appearances with his team as a road favorite against the Rockies.
  • Michael Conforto has recorded at least one hit in each of the Giants' last seven games as favorites.
  • Jung Hoo Lee has recorded at least one Single in each of the Giants' last eight games against NL opponents.
  • Jordan Hicks ranks 8th amongst qualified players for Earned Run Average (1.89) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Colorado Rockies rank 30th in the league for steals this season (11).
  • The Colorado Rockies rank 30th in the league for ERA this season (5.63).
  • The San Francisco Giants rank 29th in the league for steals this season (13).
  • The San Francisco Giants rank T25th in the league for hits allowed this season (313).

San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies Betting Prediction

The Giants have a big advantage on the mound and that will be the difference here. Lambert sits with an ERA of 5.56, and he’s going to be blown up here. The Giants are averaging 3.67 runs per game, but at Coors Field they are going to be able to go well over that number. The Rockies will have no answer, and this will be a comfortable victory here by San Francisco. Back the Giants on the run line.

Shane’s Pick Giants -1.5

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