Rockies Vs Giants: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 4, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 4, 2021

The Colorado Rockies (10-18), led by Trevor Story on a two-game home run streak, are -124 favorites on the moneyline to defeat the San Francisco Giants (17-11). First pitch is at 5:40 PM ET on Tuesday, live from Coors Field and airing on SportsNet RM. Colorado’s German Marquez gets the start, and he’ll go against San Francisco’s Aaron Sanchez.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 4, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Rockies vs Giants Betting Lines

Rockies Betting Insights

  • The Rockies have been favorites in four games this season and won three (75%) of those contests.
  • Colorado has played as a favorite of -124 or more twice this season and split those games.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 53.3% chance of a victory for the Rockies.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Rockies and their opponents are 8-2 when it comes to hitting the over.

Rockies Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 5.5
HR 13
ERA 6.07
K/9 8.7

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Giants Betting Insights

  • The Giants have been chosen as underdogs in 13 games this year and have walked away with the win seven times (53.8%) in those games.
  • This season, San Francisco has come away with a win five times in 10 chances when named as an underdog of at least +106 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Giants have an implied victory probability of 46.7% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • In their last 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, the Giants and their foes are 6-3-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

Giants Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.9
HR 8
ERA 2.83
K/9 8.9

Giants Probable Pitcher – Aarón Sánchez

  • Sanchez (1-1 with a 2.22 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 24 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Giants, his sixth of the season.
  • The right-hander’s most recent appearance was on Wednesday against the Rockies, when he went 4 2/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs while allowing only one hit.
  • The 28-year-old has a 2.22 ERA and 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings in five games this season, while allowing a batting average of .193 to opposing batters.
  • Sánchez is trying to record his fourth start of five or more innings this year in this game.
  • The Giants were named the moneyline underdog for three Sánchez starts this season — they lost every game.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 4, 2021 at 2:16 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rockies Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 10-18
Home 8-7
Road 2-11
vs LHP (Starters) 3-4
vs RHP (Starters) 7-14
Day Games 4-2
Night Games 6-16

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Rockies Probable Pitcher – German Márquez

  • The Rockies will hand the ball to Marquez (1-2) for his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs in four innings pitched on Thursday in his last outing, a matchup with the Giants.
  • The 26-year-old’s BB/9 ranks second in BB/9 among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.
  • Marquez has made four starts of five or more innings in six chances this season, and averages 5.2 frames when he pitches.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 4, 2021 at 2:16 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Giants Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 17-11
Home 10-3
Road 7-8
vs LHP (Starters) 7-4
vs RHP (Starters) 10-7
Day Games 0-1
Night Games 17-10

Rockies Hitting Stats

  • The Rockies average 1.2 home runs per game to rank 16th in MLB play with 33 total home runs .
  • The Rockies have hit at least two round-trippers in nine games this season, and are 5-4 in those contests.
  • Colorado has 13 home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Story has been key for Colorado with four home runs, 18 RBI and a batting average of .284 this season.
  • Ryan McMahon leads Colorado in home runs (eight) and runs batted in (20) this season while batting .274.

Giants Hitting Stats

  • The Giants’ 34 home runs rank 15th in Major League Baseball.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in eight games this season and are 5-3 in those matchups.
  • San Francisco has hit eight home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Buster Posey has put up a team-best batting average of .359, and paces the Giants in home runs (six).
  • Evan Longoria’s 12 runs batted in lead his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Giants (+106)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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