San Francisco Giants (17-11) at Colorado Rockies (10-18)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 5:40 pm (Coors Field)
Aaron Sanchez (1-1) (2.22) vs. German Marquez (1-2) (4.13)
The Line: Colorado Rockies +115 / San Francisco Giants -125 --- Over/Under: 10 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies meet Tuesday in game one of an MLB doubleheader at Coors Field.
The San Francisco Giants look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Giants have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Giants have won six of their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Buster Posey leads the Giants with 23 hits and nine RBI while Evan Longoria and Austin Slater have combined for 36 hits and 19 RBI. Aaron Sanchez gets the ball, and he is 1-1 with a 2.22 ERA and 20 strikeouts this season. Sanchez is 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Rockies have scored 20 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Rockies have won six of their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Raimel Tapia leads the Rockies with 31 hits and 13 RBI while Trevor Story and Ryan McMahon have combined for 58 hits and 38 RBI. German Marquez gets the ball, and he is 1-2 with a 4.13 ERA and 33 strikeouts this season. Marquez is 4-6 with a 5.67 ERA and 62 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
The Giants are 4-9 in their last 13 Monday games. The Rockies are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 2-5 in their last 7 Monday games. The over is 4-1 in Giants last 5 overall. The over is 7-1 in Rockies last 8 overall. The Giants are 10-25 in the last 35 meetings in Colorado and 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The San Francisco Giants have comfortably played the better baseball up to this point and their bats should injury coming to Colorado where the ball flies. The Colorado Rockies have had issues with consistency and German Marquez isn't off to the best start in the world. Aaron Sanchez has shown flashes of being a possible all-star caliber pitcher this season. Give me the Giants and the cheap price.