Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants - 9/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (69-64) at Colorado Rockies (54-78)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 4, 2015 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
C Heston (11-8) (3.56) vs. J De La Rosa (8-6) (4.40)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +110 / San Francisco Giants -120 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The San Francisco Giants collide with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Friday action.
The San Francisco Giants have been hit hard by the injury bug and that’s hurt the playoff drive. The Giants have dropped six in a row after Thursday’s 11-3 loss at Coors Field. Starter Ryan Vogelsong was hit hard with eight runs given up on eleven hits I three innings to take the loss. The SF attack managed six hits and a walk with Vogelsong cracking a two run homer while Angel Pagan and Juan Perez scored.Christopher Heston gets the start against the Rockies for the 4th time this season. Heston will be looking to bounce back from a 7-5 loss to St Louis with five runs allowed on nine hits in 3.2 frames.
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The Colorado Rockies might not be playoff bound but they could decide the NL West winner with games against the Giants and Dodgers left to be played. The Rockies hurt San Francisco with Thursday’s win that featured good pitching and hitting. Christopher Rusin was at his best in a complete game performance while the offense pounded out 19 hits. Carlos Gonzalez hit two bombs and drove in four while Nolan Arenado went deep and drove in two. Overall every starter hit safely. Left hander Jorge De La Rosa toes the rubber against rival San Francisco for the second time in 2015. De La Rosa is coming off of a 5-0 victory at Pittsburgh with six scoreless innings.
San Francisco are 2-12 in their last 14 road games and the over going 12-3-1 in their last 16 Friday games while the under is 7-2-2 in their last 11 road games. Colorado are 17-41 in their last 58 games as an underdog and are 7-16 in their last 23 overall while going 7-16 in their last 23 games on grass. The over is 5-2-2 in the last 9 meetings in Colorado. I give the advantage to the team that has fewer injuries and nothing more…