San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Preview

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on Tuesday,April 12, 2016 12:16, EST in

Two National League West teams will get together in the Mile High City on Wednesday, as the San Francisco Giants take on the Colorado Rockies. The San Francisco Giants are the leaders in the division with a 5-2 record. The Giants are coming off winning three out of four against their divisional rival the Los Angeles Dodgers. For the Colorado Rockies, they come into the game with a 3-3 record. The Rockies are coming off a win on Sunday over the San Diego Padres, in which they were favorites to win the baseball betting lines. The Rockies are third in the division.

A Closer Look at the San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Preview & Game Info

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Where: Coors Field in Denver, Colorado
TV: CSN-BA+ /  ROOT SPORTS
RadioGiants / Rockies
Stream OptionMLB.tv
Starting Pitchers: Peavy vs. Lyles
MLB Odds: TBA

Why Bet the Giants?

The San Francisco Giants are in an even year, which makes many pick them to win the World Series. The San Francisco Giants added two tough starting pitchers to the mix, and their offense has improved over the years. The Giants are coming off an impressive series, where they won three out of four over the Dodgers. The Giants are led by catcher Buster Posey, with a .391 batting average and 2 homeruns. San Francisco is sending Jake Peavy to the mound. The 34 year old allowed 10 hits in his debut, lasting just 5 innings.

Why Bet the Rockies?

The Colorado Rockies once again have a poor pitching staff, that continues to give up runs. The Rockies allowed the San Diego Padres to score 32 runs in the three game series. The huge news for the Rockies has been shortstop Trevor Story, who has belted 7 homeruns in his rookie season. The Rockies shortstop has also drove in 12 runs on the season. Colorado will send Jordan Lyles to the mound in this game. Lyles could not get through the fourth inning in a loss to the Padres on April 8th.

Expert Betting Pick & Final Score Prediction

Jake Peavy has been interesting through his career. Peavy has a great advantage in experience in this game, but Peavy in Denver could be cause for disaster. Look for this game to definitely go towards bullpens. Both teams are going to put runs on the board. In the end, the team with the better bullpen is going to win this game. The San Francisco Giants, despite being on the road will win over the Colorado Rockies. Bet the San Francisco Giants -122 over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday. The final score prediction for this game is the San Francisco Giants 7-5 over the Colorado Rockies.