Giants Vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 9, 2022

Written By Staff on May 8, 2022

The San Francisco Giants (16-12) host the Colorado Rockies (16-12) on Monday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 9:45 PM ET at Oracle Park. The Giants enter the matchup after a series split with the Cardinals, and the Rockies are coming off a series loss to the Diamondbacks. San Francisco’s (-245 to win) Carlos Rodon and Colorado’s (+202) Austin Gomber will take the mound first.

The betting facts in the following article reference odds valid as of May 9, 2022 at 9:26 PM ET.

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Giants vs Rockies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Rodón (SF) Pitcher Gomber (COL)
3 – 1 W/L 2 – 2
29.0 IP 27.2
1.55 ERA 3.58
0.828 WHIP 1.229
12.7 K/9 8.5
3.1 BB/9 2.6

Giants Probable Starter Carlos Rodón

  • Rodon (3-1 with a 1.55 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 29 innings pitched) gets the start for the Giants, his sixth of the season.
  • In his last appearance on Wednesday, the lefty tossed 6 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers, giving up two earned runs while surrendering three hits.
  • The 29-year-old has amassed a 1.55 ERA and 12.7 strikeouts per nine innings in five games this season.
  • Rodon is trying to register his third quality start in a row in this outing.
  • He will face a Rockies offense that ranks ninth in the league with 125 runs while batting .257 as a unit. It has a collective .410 slugging percentage (first in MLB play) and has hit a total of 28 home runs (12th in MLB).
  • This season, the 29-year-old ranks fifth in ERA (1.55), fourth in WHIP (.828), and second in K/9 (12.7) among pitchers who qualify.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 9, 2022 at 9:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Probable Starter Austin Gomber

  • The Rockies’ Gomber (2-2) will make his sixth start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up two earned runs in 6 2/3 innings pitched on Thursday in his last outing, a matchup with the Washington Nationals.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 3.58, a 3.25 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.229.
  • He’s going for his fourth quality start in a row.
  • The Giants rank 10th in MLB with a .237 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 15th in the league (.374) and 30 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 9, 2022 at 9:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have won 14 of the 21 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (66.7%).
  • San Francisco has played as a moneyline favorite of -245 or shorter in only two games this season, which they split 1-1.
  • The Giants have a 71% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • San Francisco has played in 28 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 13 times (13-14-1).
  • The Giants have a 15-13-0 record against the spread this season (covering 53.6% of the time).
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Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies have been underdogs in 18 games this season and won nine (50%) of those contests.
  • Colorado has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +202 odds on them winning this game.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 33.1% chance of a victory for the Rockies.
  • Games involving Colorado have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 13 of 28 chances this season.
  • In 28 games with a spread this season, the Rockies are 13-15-0 ATS.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Wilmer Flores has accumulated an on-base percentage of .345, a slugging percentage of .427, and has 26 hits, all club-bests for the Giants. He’s batting .271 with six doubles, three home runs and 11 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Flores ranks 46th in batting average, 51st in on-base percentage, and 61st in slugging.
  • Thairo Estrada is hitting .235 with six doubles, two home runs and five walks.
  • Estrada ranks 96th in batting average, 138th in on base percentage, and 111th in slugging in MLB.
  • Joc Pederson is batting .261 with two doubles, six home runs and three walks.
  • Brandon Crawford is hitting .226 with five doubles, two home runs and 10 walks.

Giants Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Darin Ruf 103 .204 10 1 8 .311 .563
Thairo Estrada 102 .235 16 2 16 .273 .626
Wilmer Flores 96 .271 14 3 19 .345 .772
Brandon Crawford 93 .226 12 2 10 .321 .665
Joc Pederson 69 .261 11 6 10 .297 .848
Brandon Belt 67 .239 12 4 9 .386 .849
Mike Yastrzemski 61 .295 8 2 6 .371 .781
Joey Bart 55 .164 9 3 5 .313 .658
Austin Slater 47 .255 9 2 9 .375 .779
Luis González 46 .304 8 1 9 .352 .765

Rockies Players to Watch

  • C.J. Cron has 33 hits and an OBP of .362 to go with a slugging percentage of .651. All three of those stats are tops among Colorado hitters this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, Cron’s batting average is 18th, his on-base percentage is 34th, and he is second in slugging.
  • Connor Joe is batting .267 with a .467 slugging percentage and 11 RBI this year.
  • Joe’s batting average ranks 52nd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage puts him 50th, and he is 36th in slugging.
  • Charlie Blackmon is batting .235 with a .418 slugging percentage and 12 RBI this year.
  • Randal Grichuk has four home runs, 16 RBI and a batting average of .294 this season.

Rockies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
C.J. Cron 106 .311 15 9 24 .362 1.013
Connor Joe 105 .267 17 4 11 .347 .814
Charlie Blackmon 98 .235 15 4 12 .292 .710
Ryan McMahon 96 .250 12 2 13 .345 .751
Randal Grichuk 85 .294 12 4 16 .337 .808
Brendan Rodgers 79 .165 8 1 9 .221 .462
José Iglesias 78 .308 9 0 8 .365 .750
Elias Díaz 75 .240 7 2 6 .296 .683
Sam Hilliard 49 .163 4 0 3 .293 .538
Yonathan Daza 37 .351 3 0 2 .400 .751

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