Free MLB Prediction: Giants vs Rockies
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(30-20) San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies (23-24)
Date: Saturday May 28th
Time: 4:10 PM ET
Venue: Tropicana Field – Denver, Colorado
MLB Betting Lines: Rockies -141
MLB Betting Total: 10.5
Probable Pitchers: San Francisco LH Madison Bumgarner (6-2, 2.17) vs. Rockies RH Eddie Butler (2-2, 3.58)
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The contest is the second their three game set. On Friday night, the Rockies beat the Giants 5-2. Giants starter Matt Cain left the game in the second inning with a strained right hamstring. Tyler Chatwood pitched a gem for Colorado giving up zero earned runs through seven innings.
The two teams split a four-game series in early May. Both teams combined for five runs in the final two games of the series after there was high scoring in the first two games.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants are one of the hottest teams in the league as they have won five of their last six games. San Francisco has a lot of talented hitters throughout their lineup. Leading the way for San Francisco is Hunter Pence. Pence is batting .292 with seven homers and 33 RBI.
Brandon Belt is hitting .276 with 22 RBI.
The strength of San Francisco has been their pitching. Bumgarner, Johnny Cueto, and Jeff Samardzja have all had terrific years so far. Cueto is 7-1 with a 2.38 ERA on the season. Samardzja has been tremendous going 7-2 with a 2.54 ERA.
The ace of the staff is Bumgarner who has gone 6-2 with a 2.17 ERA. San Francisco is 7-3 in Bumgarner’s starts this year.
Bumgarner is 3-1 with a 2.88 ERA on the road this season in four starts.
The Rockies have been slightly better than most people imagined. The big reason has been the development of some of their young pitchers. Tyler Chatwood is 6-3 with a 2.69 ERA this year. Chris Rusin has been solid going 1-2 with a 3.93 ERA in 36.2 innings.
Everyone knows the Rockies can hit the ball well. Colorado has big bats in Nolan Arenado (.284), Carlos Gonzalez (.286), and Trevor Story (.277). DJ LeMahieu (.302), Mark Reynolds (.317), and Charlie Blackmon (.306) have enjoyed good starts as well. Arrenado has 14 homers and 36 RBI while Story has 13 homers and 35 RBI.
Butler is 2-2 with a 3.58 ERA in 27.2 innings pitched.
At home Butler has struggled giving up five runs in only 7.1 innings.
MLB Betting Trends:
- Yankees are 5-0 in their last 5 road games.
- Yankees are 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games.
- Yankees are 6-2 in their last 8 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Rays are 2-5 in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Rays are 1-5 in their last 6 overall.
Free San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction:
Bumgarner is a bonafide ace and he will pitch like it.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: San Francisco RL
Even in a difficult park to pitch in I expect Bumgarner to be on his game.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: San Francisco 7 – Colorado 3
The Giants have one of the deepest lineups in baseball and they should have a lot of scoring opportunities in this one.
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