Giants Vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 15, 2021

Written By Staff on August 15, 2021

The San Francisco Giants (75-42) will look to Evan Longoria, who is riding an 11-game hitting streak, when they square off against the Colorado Rockies (52-65) and Brendan Rodgers, who has safely hit in 16 straight games. The game starts at 4:05 PM ET on Sunday at Oracle Park. San Francisco’s (-210 to win) Alex Wood starts against Colorado’s (+175) Jon Gray.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 15, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Giants vs Rockies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Wood (SF) Pitcher Gray (COL)
9 – 3 W/L 7 – 8
108.2 IP 114.2
4.22 ERA 3.92
1.210 WHIP 1.260
9.5 K/9 8.6
2.7 BB/9 3.5

Giants Probable Starter Alex Wood

  • The Giants will send Wood (9-3) to the mound to make his 21st start of the season as he goes for his 10th win. He is 9-3 with a 4.22 ERA and 115 strikeouts through 108 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Wednesday against the Diamondbacks, when the lefty tossed six innings, surrendering five earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • The opposing Rockies offense has a collective .248 batting average, and is 10th in the league with 966 total hits and 17th in MLB play with 523 runs scored. They have the 15th-ranked slugging percentage (.408) and rank 25th in home runs (125) in all of MLB.
  • The Giants have been favored on the moneyline in 15 of Wood’s starts this season, and they went 13-2 in those matchups.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 15, 2021 at 12:50 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Wood

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Charlie Blackmon 24 .458 11 0 5 .480 .980
Trevor Story 18 .333 6 1 5 .381 .992
Ryan McMahon 11 .273 3 0 0 .273 .546
Garrett Hampson 8 .125 1 0 0 .300 .550
Elias Díaz 8 .125 1 1 2 .125 .625
Yonathan Daza 4 .250 1 0 1 .250 .500
C.J. Cron 4 .500 2 1 2 .600 1.850
Sam Hilliard 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rockies Probable Starter Jon Gray

  • The Rockies will send Gray (7-8) to the mound for his 22nd start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Astros.
  • The Giants rank 10th in MLB with a .246 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks third in the league (.438) and 176 home runs.
  • His team has won 31.2% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (5-11).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 15, 2021 at 12:50 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Gray

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Belt 30 .433 13 3 8 .514 1.414
Brandon Crawford 23 .348 8 1 8 .400 .922
Buster Posey 19 .316 6 0 1 .435 .803
Mike Yastrzemski 13 .154 2 0 1 .214 .445
Evan Longoria 12 .167 2 0 0 .167 .334
Alex Dickerson 11 .273 3 2 3 .273 1.091
Donovan Solano 10 .500 5 1 3 .500 1.500
Wilmer Flores 9 .222 2 0 1 .222 .444
Kris Bryant 6 .333 2 0 0 .429 .762
Austin Slater 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 1.100

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants score an average of 5.0 runs per home game and 4.9 per contest away from Oracle Park.
  • The Giants are the eighth-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.9 runs per game (577 total).
  • The Giants have won 48 of the 69 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (69.6%).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -210 or shorter, San Francisco has gone 6-3 (66.7%).
  • San Francisco has played in 117 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 55 times (55-58-4).
  • San Francisco went 7-1 across the eight games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.
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Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies rank 17th in the league with 523 total runs scored this season.
  • They’ve scored 3.1 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 5.9 at home.
  • This season, the Rockies have been the underdog 87 times and won 30, or 34.5%, of those games.
  • Colorado is 6-20 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +175 or more on the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Colorado and its opponents have hit the over in 51 of their 117 games with a total.
  • Colorado has played as the underdog in five of its past 10 games and has won one of those contests.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Brandon Crawford has put up a team-high 19 home runs and 69 runs batted in.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, Crawford ranks 24th in RBI (69), and 17th in AVG (.298).
  • Crawford has safely hit in six straight games. During that streak he is batting .458 with three doubles, a home run, a walk and five RBIs.
  • Buster Posey is hitting .331 to lead his team.

Giants Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Yastrzemski 350 .223 57 18 47 .306 .766
Brandon Crawford 332 .298 58 19 69 .357 .896
Kris Bryant 326 .267 58 18 51 .357 .860
Wilmer Flores 299 .247 45 15 42 .325 .770
Dónovan Solano 279 .276 30 5 28 .335 .722
Buster Posey 266 .331 52 15 39 .418 .967
Alex Dickerson 237 .228 30 13 38 .293 .732
Austin Slater 229 .231 30 9 25 .299 .696
LaMonte Wade Jr 200 .250 33 15 38 .326 .861
Brandon Belt 196 .250 36 15 35 .354 .895

Rockies Players to Watch

  • C.J. Cron leads Colorado in home runs with 19 and runs batted in with 63.
  • Cron ranks 20th in OBP among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Ryan McMahon has 101 hits and an OBP of .336 to go with a slugging percentage of .469 this season.

Rockies Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ryan McMahon 382 .264 65 18 60 .336 .805
Charlie Blackmon 377 .268 48 7 51 .351 .738
Trevor Story 376 .261 59 15 54 .333 .798
Garrett Hampson 342 .234 48 6 21 .286 .657
C.J. Cron 313 .262 49 19 63 .369 .871
Yonathan Daza 265 .287 24 2 29 .336 .702
Elias Díaz 231 .221 31 13 29 .287 .716
Brendan Rodgers 214 .290 27 9 28 .352 .833
Dom Nuñez 176 .176 23 7 27 .266 .641
Connor Joe 119 .277 11 6 24 .351 .822

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