Giants vs. Rockies - 4/15/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (6-2) at San Francisco Giants (3-6)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
T Matzek (0-0) (2.25) vs. T Lincecum (0-0) (0.00)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -133 / Colorado Rockies +123 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies face off on Wednesday at AT&T Park for game three of their MLB NL West series.
The San Francisco Giants have dropped the first two games of their series with the Rockies and they look to end the losing on Wednesday. On Tuesday Angel Pagan had three hits and Gregor Blanco and Norichika Aoki each had hits as the Giants scored one run on six hits. Starting pitcher Tim Hudson allowed eight hits and three runs while striking out four over 7.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 0-1 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Giants start Tim Lincecum who allowed four hits and struck out five over 7.0 scoreless innings to not get a decision in his first start this season facing the Padres.
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The Colorado Rockies are off to a hot start to the season and they continued their strong play on Tuesday with another win over the Giants. Corey Dickerson had three hits and Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez each had hits as the Rockies scored four runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Christian Bergman allowed four hits and struck out four over 4.0 scoreless innings but it was Scott Oberg who got the win and Adam Ottavino earned the save. For Wednesday’s game the Rockies start Tyler Matzek who allowed four hits and a run in four innings not getting a decision in his first start.
San Francisco is 4-0 against a left-handed starter, 19-7in their last 26 home games, 0-5 against the NL West, and 5-1 in Lincecum’s last six home starts. Colorado is 4-1 following a win, 6-2 in their last eight games, and 5-2 in Matzek’s last seven starts. Colorado is 18-37 in their last 55 games in San Francisco.
The Giants haven’t been playing well but look for an enthusiastic home crowd with Lincecum on the hill and for the Giants to end the losing.