At 8:40 PM from Coors Field in Denver, we have an NL West matchup between the Giants and Rockies. Heading into Wednesday's game, the Giants are 16-21, while the Rockies come in with a record of 8-27. San Francisco is the favorite on the money line at -171, and the over/under line is sitting at 10 runs.

Wednesday's starting pitching matchup features Jordan Hicks for the Giants and Peter Lambert for the Rockies. If you're looking where to catch this one on TV, it is being carried by NBC Sports Bay Area.


The Pick: Colorado Rockies Moneyline +143

This game will be played at Coors Field at 8:40 ET on Wednesday, May 8th.


  • We have the Rockies winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the Rockies to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

San Francisco cruised to an easy 5-0 win over the Rockies in the most recent game of this series. The Giants had a huge 4th inning, scoring all five of their runs. As for the Rockies, they had their best chance to score in the 7th but could only muster one run. Heading into the game, the Giants were favored at -164 on the money line.

Kyle Harrison started for the Giants and picked up the win, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He finished the game with just two strikeouts but induced 11 groundouts. Dakota Hudson had a rough outing for the Rockies, taking the loss after going just 3 2/3 innings and giving up four earned runs.

Jung Hoo Lee was the only Giants hitter to have more than one hit, as he went 3/5 with an RBI. Both Nick Ahmed and LaMonte Wade Jr. each drove in two for San Francisco's offense.

Giants Records & Stats

San Francisco is 16-21 overall this season, and they are 8.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Giants are 7-8 in divisional games this year. The Giants are on the road today, and they have gone 7-14 on the road compared to 9-7 at home.

So far, the Giants have dropped seven of their first ten games. This year, the Giants are just 6-15 in night games. San Francisco has struggled as the road favorite, going just 3-3, and they are 5-12 as the underdog this year. The Giants' overall series record is 4-5-2, and they have lost two straight series.

San Francisco has been a tough team to bet on this season, as they are just 17-20 against the run line. They have been a better bet on the road, where they are 11-10 against the run line, compared to just 6-10 at home. They have been a better bet as the underdog, going 10-7 against the run line, compared to just 7-13 as the favorite.

The Giants have played 36 games this season with an over/under line set lower than 10 runs, which accounts for 97.3% of their games. Their games have averaged 8.4 runs per game, and their over/under record for the season is 16-19. In their last 10 games, they have hit the under in 7 of them. Their games have gone under the over/under line in 8 of their last 10 games.

San Francisco is sending right-hander Jordan Hicks to the mound today vs. the Rockies. He has made seven starts this year and has a record of 2-1 with an ERA of 1.90. So far, he has made three quality starts and is coming off a rough outing vs. the Phillies, where he gave up four earned runs in four innings of work. Hicks took the loss in that outing. Before that, he had gone three straight outings without taking the loss. Opponents are batting .175 vs. Hicks this year. Per nine innings, he has 7.11 strikeouts and 3.32 walks.

Thairo Estrada has been swinging a hot bat for the Giants, going 8/25 in his last six games with one home run and seven RBIs. For the season, he is batting .246 with five homers, which is tied for the team lead. Estrada is also 1st on the team in RBIs, with 20. Michael Conforto and Jorge Soler also have five homers this season, with Conforto's 18 RBIs being the 2nd most on the team.

San Francisco is looking for a better performance from Matt Chapman, who is batting just .204 this season and has gone deep four times. Over his last six games, Mike Yastrzemski is just 3/17, and Wilmer Flores is also struggling, going 3/21 in his last six games.

Rockies Records & Stats

The Rockies are 8-27 overall, and they have dropped three straight games heading into today's matchup vs. the Giants. Currently, they trail the Dodgers by 15.5 games for the NL West lead. So far, they are 4-8 in divisional games.

At home, the Rockies are just 5-11 compared to 3-16 on the road. This season, they have really struggled as the underdog, going 8-27. Colorado is still looking for their first series win, as their overall series record is 0-10-1.

When the Rockies win, they win big, with an average run margin of +3.0. However, they lose more often than they win, with an average run margin of -2.3. They have gone 16-19 against the run line, including a 7-9 mark at home. Their run line losing streak at home is at three games, and they have failed to cover the run line in their last two games when favored.

Colorado's games have averaged 9.4 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 16-19. The over/under line for today's game is set at 10 runs, and the Rockies' games have had an average line of 10 runs this season. In games where the line has been set at 10 runs, the over/under record is 0-1. So far this season, 37.1% of their games have had over/under lines set at 10 runs or higher.

Through two starts, Peter Lambert has a record of 2-1 and an ERA of 5.66. He has made a total of nine appearances this season. Lambert's WHIP for the season is currently 1.50. In his last outing, he went 3 1/3 innings, giving up four earned runs, and taking the loss. Lambert has allowed at least one home run in three of his last four outings. The right-hander has a walk rate of 3.92 per nine innings compared to 7.84 strikeouts per nine innings.

Coming into the game, the Rockies are batting just .232 as a team, which is 17th in the league. They have also been one of the worst offensive teams in the league in terms of scoring runs, as they are 27th in the league at 3.5 runs per game. One of the few bright spots in their lineup has been Ryan McMahon, who is hitting .302 for the season and has a team-high 19 RBIs.

Over his last five games, Brendan Rodgers has gone 6/17, while Jacob Stallings has also been swinging a hot bat, going 5/14 with two homers in this stretch. Ryan McMahon has struggled a bit of late, going just 3/18 in his last five games.