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Giants vs Rockies: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 4/9/2021

The San Francisco Giants are favored () in their home opener against the Colorado Rockies () at AT&T Park on Friday. The matchup starts at 4:35 PM ET. San Francisco’s Johnny Cueto starts against Colorado’s Austin Gomber.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 9, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Giants vs Rockies Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cueto (SF) Pitcher Gomber (COL)
0 – 0 W/L 0 – 1
5.2 IP 3.0
4.76 ERA 3.00
1.590 WHIP 2.670
11.1 K/9 6.0
4.8 BB/9 21.0

Giants Probable Starter Johnny Cueto

  • Cueto (0-0) gets the starting nod for the Giants, his second this season.
  • In his last appearance on Saturday, the righty threw 5 2/3 innings against the Mariners, giving up three earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • The Giants have not been a moneyline favorite when Cueto starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 9, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rockies Stats vs Cueto

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Charlie Blackmon 42 .333 14 1 5 .364 .864
Trevor Story 24 .292 7 2 6 .370 .953
Chris Owings 19 .211 4 0 3 .211 .632
Raimel Tapia 8 .125 1 0 0 .125 .250
Ryan McMahon 4 .250 1 0 1 .500 .750
Garrett Hampson 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Josh Fuentes 3 .667 2 0 1 .667 1.334
Elias Díaz 3 .333 1 0 2 .333 .666
Sam Hilliard 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.667
Yonathan Daza 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rockies Probable Starter Austin Gomber

  • The Rockies’ Gomber will make his second start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Dodgers, throwing three innings and giving up one earned run.
  • His team lost his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 9, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Gomber

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Curt Casali 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Giants Betting Trends

  • Last season the Giants were the eighth-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 5.0 runs per game (299 total).
  • The Giants were favored on the moneyline 17 total times last season. They went 12-5 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -155 or shorter, San Francisco went 5-1 (83.3%).
  • San Francisco played in 57 games with set over/under, and combined with opponents to go over the total 31 times (31-23-3).

Rockies Betting Trends

  • The Rockies won 17, or 42.5%, of the 40 games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Colorado had a record of 6-17 in games where bookmakers had them as underogs of at least +132 on the moneyline.
  • Colorado’s games went over the total in 24 of their 59 chances last season.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Mike Yastrzemski drove in 35 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Yastrzemski ranked 12th in OBP (.395), and 19th in SLG (.568) among the qualified hitters in MLB play.
  • Brandon Belt hit .309 with 13 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 29 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB play, Belt’s .309 BA ranked 15th, and his .421 OBP ranked third.

Giants Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Flores 198 .268 30 12 32 .311 .826
Tommy La Stella 196 .281 31 5 25 .370 .819
Evan Longoria 193 .254 26 7 28 .297 .722
Mike Yastrzemski 192 .297 39 10 35 .395 .963
Dónovan Solano 190 .326 22 3 29 .365 .828
Brandon Crawford 172 .256 26 8 28 .319 .784
Mauricio Dubon 157 .274 21 4 19 .337 .726
Alex Dickerson 151 .298 28 10 27 .363 .939
Brandon Belt 149 .309 25 9 30 .421 1.012
Darin Ruf 87 .276 11 5 18 .370 .887

Rockies Players to Watch

  • Trevor Story slugged 11 homers last season while driving in 28 runs.
  • Story ranked seventh in hits among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Charlie Blackmon finished with 42 RBI while batting .303 and hitting six homers.
  • Among qualified hitters, Blackmon ranked 21st in BA (.303), 10th in RBI (42), and ninth in hits (67) in the league.

Rockies Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trevor Story 235 .289 41 11 28 .353 .872
Charlie Blackmon 221 .303 31 6 42 .346 .794
Raimel Tapia 184 .321 26 1 17 .369 .771
Ryan McMahon 172 .215 23 9 26 .295 .714
Garrett Hampson 167 .234 25 5 11 .287 .670
Sam Hilliard 105 .210 13 6 10 .272 .710
Josh Fuentes 98 .306 14 2 17 .320 .759
Elias Díaz 68 .235 4 2 9 .288 .641
C.J. Cron 42 .190 9 4 8 .346 .894
Chris Owings 41 .268 9 2 5 .318 .757

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