Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants - 5/29/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (31-20) at Colorado Rockies (23-26)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 4:10 pm (Coors Field)
J Cueto (7-1) (2.38) vs. C Rusin (1-2) (3.93)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +150 / San Francisco Giants -160 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, Root-Rocky Mountain
Coors Field and the Colorado Rockies host the San Francisco Giants in a NL West bout.
The San Francisco Giants have been one of the hottest teams in the game as they try to separate themselves from the rest of the National League West. The Giants stayed hot with a 10-5 win at Coors Field for their 9th victory in eleven contests behind Madison Bumgarner who gave up a single run over six frames. The SF bats overcame poor work out of the pen with a 16 hit attack that featured two homers and six RBI’s from Buster Posey while Joe Panik, Matt Duffy and Jarrett Parker scored two runs apiece. A red hot Johnny Cueto opposes the Rockies for the third time this season. Cueto has tossed consecutive complete games with one run given up on six hits while striking out 14.
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The Colorado Rockies are trying to stay W2 in the NL West race right now and avoid falling too far behind. The Rockies lost a game in the standings with Saturday’s defeat to visiting San Francisco that saddled the team with five straight losses. Rockies starter Eddie Butler was charged with four runs through five frames with Carlos Estevez and Gonzalez Germen giving up three runs apiece. Colorado logged nine hits and walked five times with Carlos Gonzalez going deep and driving in two while Nolan Arenado knocking in two and scoring. Christopher Rusin is scheduled to be on the mound to oppose San Francisco for the third time in 2016. Rusin was a 2-0 loser at St. Louis last time out with both runs given up on six hits in six frames.
The under is 8-0 in San Francisco’s last 8 road games and the Giants are 7-1 in their last 8 road games while going 13-3 in their last 16 overall. Colorado are 7-1 in their last 8 Sunday games and San Francisco are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings in Colorado. The way Cueto is throwing makes him my choice…