San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies - 10/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (66-93) at San Francisco Giants (83-76)
MLB Baseball: Friday, October 2, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
K Kendrick (6-13) (6.54) vs. C Heston (12-10) (3.62)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -155 / Colorado Rockies +145 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies face off on Friday in game one of their final series of the 2015 MLB season.
The San Francisco Giants have come up short of the post season and are now just playing out the final three games. The Giants are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 46-32 at home, and they are six games behind the Dodgers in the National League West. As a team the Dodgers are hitting .268 with Buster Posey hitting .319, Matt Duffy hitting .298, and Brandon Belt hitting .280. The Giants pitching staff has an ERA of 3.69 with the starters at 3.90 and the bullpen at 3.30. For game one against the Rockies the Giants start Chris Heston who has allowed 161 hits and 70 earned runs while striking out 138 over 174 innings for a 12-10 record and a 3.62 ERA.
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The Colorado Rockies have had a tough season as they close it out this weekend and regroup for next year. The Rockies are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 30-48 on the road, and they have cemented down a last place finish in the NL West. As a team the Rockies are hitting .266 with D.J. LeMahieu hitting .302, Charlie Blackmon hitting .289, and Nolan Arenado hitting .287. The Rockies pitching staff has an ERA of 5.05 with the starters at 5.29 and the bullpen at 4.71. For game one against the Giants the Rockies start Kyle Kendrick who has allowed 167 hits and 99 earned runs while striking out 74 over 136.1 innings for a 6-13 record and a 6.54 ERA.
San Francisco is 21-5 in their last 26 home games against a right-handed starter, 24-10 in their last 34 home games, and 35-17 in their last 52 home games against a team with a losing record. Colorado is 4-0 in their last four Friday games, 11-48 on the road against a team with a winning record, and 7-15 in Kendrick’s last 22 starts.
The total in this one is set at 7.5 and I have this one going well over so that is my free pick.