Colorado Rockies (24-29) at San Francisco Giants (26-27)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 9:45 pm (Oracle Park)
Kyle Freeland (2-2) (3.75) vs. Drew Smyly (0-0) (3.94)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -107 / Colorado Rockies -103 --- Over/Under: 8 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants meet Tuesday in MLB action at Oracle Park.
The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Rockies have scored 14 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last nine games. The Rockies have lost seven of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Trevor Story leads the Rockies with 61 hits and 25 RBI while Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado have combined for 106 hits and 64 RBI. Kyle Freeland gets the ball, and he is 2-2 with a 3.75 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. Freeland is 6-3 with a 3.60 ERA and 44 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
The San Francisco Giants look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Giants have scored 16 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last nine games. The Giants have lost six straight games when scoring three or less runs. Donovan Solano leads the Giants with 58 hits and 29 RBI while Mike Yastrzemski and Wilmer Flores have combined for 98 hits and 58 RBI. Drew Smyly gets the ball, and he is 0-0 with a 3.94 ERA and 27 strikeouts this season. This will be Smyly’s second career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 19-41 in their last 60 road games, 0-4 in their last 4 during game 2 of a series and 1-4 in their last 5 overall. The Giants are 6-0 in their last 6 games as a favorite, 5-0 in their last 5 Tuesday games and 5-0 in their last 5 home games. The under is 7-1-2 in Rockies last 10 overall. The Rockies are 8-17 in the last 25 meetings in San Francisco. The under is 21-10-3 in the last 34 meetings.
Kyle Freeland has allowed 10 runs and 21 hits in his last 20.1 innings while Drew Smyly has allowed four earned runs and six hits in his last 7.2 innings. Both of these pitchers have been getting hit hard this month, and Freeland is allowing a .440 batting average against current Giants hitters through 120 at bats. Expect some offense in this contest. I'll take the over eight runs.