MLB betting handicappers considered the Rockies to be the biggest threat to the San Francisco Giants for the National League West Division title and a potential money maker with the MLB odds.
The Colorado Rockies will host the San Francisco Giants on Monday night with a starting time of 8:40 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this National League West Division showdown so be sure to open your account and have it ready for action.
The probable starters for this MLB baseball betting matchup are Tim Lincecum for the Giants and Ted Lilly for the Rockies.
The Giants beat the MLB betting odds 8 out of their first 14 games and were a break even 4-4 on the road with just 3 of their 8 road games going over the total. San Francisco was ranked 16th in the majors for run production and 9th for staff earned run average.
Pablo Sandoval led the lineup with a .347 batting average and 3 home runs with 9 runs batted in. Lincecum was in championship form with a 1.86 earned run average in 3 starts for 2011.
The Rockies got the money in 11 of their first 14 games and were 4-2 at home. Colorado went under the total in just 4 of their first 14 games. The Rockies were ranked 7th in the big leagues for run production as Troy Tulowitzki was on a tear with 7 home runs and a .365 batting average.
The Giants have won 4 of Lincecum’s last 6 starts against the Rockies with 5 of his last 7 starts against Colorado going under the total. The Rockies have lost Lilly’s last 4 starts against the Giants with none of his last 6 starts against the Giants staying under the total.
Heading into this series the Giants had won 4 of their last 5 games against the Rockies with 6 of the last 7 games between these two teams going under the total. Colorado did win 10 of their last 15 home games against the Giants however with 3 of the last 4 games between the teams at Coors Field staying under the MLB betting total.