Giants vs Rockies Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 21

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  • The Giants (59-61) are -130 favorites vs the Rockies (53-69)
  • Giants starting pitcher: Jakob Junis (4-3), 3.53 ERA
  • Rockies starting pitcher: Kyle Freeland (7-8), 4.82 ERA
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The San Francisco Giants (-130) visit Coors Field to take on the Colorado Rockies (+105) on Sunday, August 21, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 3:10pm EDT in Denver.

The Giants are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+115).

The Giants vs Rockies Over/Under is 11 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Giants are 59-59 against the spread (ATS), while the Rockies are 65-55 ATS.

Giants vs. Rockies Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Giants-1.5 +115O 11 -105-130
Rockies +1.5 -140U 11 -115+105

Giants vs Rockies Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Giants will win Sunday‘s matchup with 50.8% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Giants and Rockies and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Giants Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Giants players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • LaMonte Wade Jr has hit the Singles Under in his last 14 games (+14.00 Units / 52% ROI)
  • Brandon Belt has hit the Runs Under in his last 12 away games (+12.25 Units / 67% ROI)
  • Mike Yastrzemski has hit the Singles Under in his last 12 games (+12.00 Units / 56% ROI)
  • Joc Pederson has hit the Runs Under in 19 of his last 24 games (+11.50 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Thairo Estrada has hit the Total Bases Over in 18 of his last 28 games (+10.95 Units / 30% ROI)

Best Rockies Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Rockies players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Charlie Blackmon has hit the Hits Under in his last 13 games at home (+13.00 Units / 46% ROI)
  • German Marquez has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 15 of his last 18 games (+12.00 Units / 55% ROI)
  • Brendan Rodgers has hit the Singles Over in 29 of his last 39 games (+11.95 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Randal Grichuk has hit the Hits Over in 12 of his last 18 games at home (+11.10 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Randal Grichuk has hit the Singles Over in 11 of his last 12 games at home (+9.65 Units / 63% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 57 of their last 112 games (+9.20 Units / 7% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 8 of their last 14 games (+0.70 Units / 4% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 18 of their last 31 games (+4.15 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 16 of their last 30 games at home (+1.95 Units / 6% ROI)
  • The Colorado Rockies have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 2 of their last 5 games (+0.05 Units / 1% ROI)

Giants Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Giants have gone 53-65 against the Run Line (-18.85 Units / -12.92% ROI).

  • 59-59 when betting on the Moneyline for -20.05 Units / -11.3% ROI
  • 56-54 when betting on the total runs Over for -3.45 Units / -2.68% ROI
  • 54-56 when betting on the total runs Under for -8.5 Units / -6.46% ROI

Rockies Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Giants have gone 65-55 against the Run Line (+3.3 Units / 2.23% ROI).

  • 52-68 when betting on the Moneyline for -3.65 Units / -2.83% ROI
  • 57-56 when betting on the total runs Over for -5.35 Units / -4.03% ROI
  • 56-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -7.1 Units / -5.4% ROI

Jakob Junis has thrown his slider 53% of the time (593/1,120) this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 58 total SL; League Avg: 25% — 100th Percentile.

Jakob Junis has thrown his slider 46% of the time (235/513) vs left-handed batters this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 58 total SL; League Avg: 18% — 100th Percentile.

Jakob Junis has walked 5 of 141 left-handed batters (4%) this season — tied for 5th best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 58 total IP; League Avg: 8% — 96th Percentile.

Jakob Junis has thrown off-speed pitches 69% of the time (773/1,120) this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 58 total NonFB; League Avg: 47% — 100th Percentile.

Kyle Freeland: Rockies Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Kyle Freeland has thrown at least two strikes in his first three pitches to 52% (197/376) of opposing batters this season — lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — first Percentile.

Kyle Freeland has a strike rate of just 61% (987/1,608) against right-handed batters this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — third Percentile.

19 of Kyle Freeland’s breaking pitch strikeouts are backdoor on breaking pitches this season — 2nd most among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: nan — 98th Percentile.

Kyle Freeland has a strikeout rate of just 9% (8 SO in 85 PAs) in PAs ending on elevated fastballs this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — fourth Percentile.

Giants Keys to the Game vs. the Rockies

The Giants are 22-117 (.158) when trailing entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .086.

The Giants are just 6-13 (.316) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Giants are just 25-32 (.439) on the road this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .471.

The Giants are 6-48 (.111) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .087.

Rockies Keys to the Game vs. the Giants

The Rockies are just 5-15 (.250) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Rockies are just 18-39 (.316) on the road this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .471.

The Rockies are just 18-50 (.265) when scoring 4 or fewer runs this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .295.

The Rockies are just 12-31 (.279) when tied entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Giants are batting just .217 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — tied for lowest in MLB; League Avg: .266.

Giants hitters have chased 25% of pitches out of the zone against RHP since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 28%.

Giants hitters have drawn 732 walks in 7,628 PA’s (10%) against RHP since the start of last season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Giants hitters have an OPS of .714 (1,440 PA’s) in innings 7-9 this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .682.

The Rockies are batting .286 at home this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .246.

The Rockies have won just 43% of road games in which they have scored three or more runs in an inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 74%.

The Rockies are batting .274 against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .247.

The Rockies have an average HR distance of 411.6 feet since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 399.6.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 49% against Giants pitchers this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 47% against Giants pitchers since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Giants pitchers have walked 740 of 10,504 batters (7%) since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Giants pitchers have walked 324 of 4,502 batters (7%) this season — tied for 4th best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Rockies pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into 113 double plays in 871 opportunities (13%) this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

The longest HR allowed by the Rockies pitchers this season traveled 496.0 feet — — longest in MLB; League Avg: 459.5

Rockies pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 18% this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Rockies pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 18% versus the bottom of the order this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

Rockies vs. Giants Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Antonio Senzatela (Rockies): ACL, D15
  • Scott Oberg (Rockies): Arm, D60
  • Kristopher Bryant (Rockies): Foot, D10
  • Tyler Kinley (Rockies): Elbow, D60
  • Alexander Colomé (Rockies): Elbow, D15
  • Helcris Olivarez (Rockies): Shoulder, D60
  • Chad Kuhl (Rockies): Hip, D15
  • Yonathan Daza (Rockies): Shoulder, D10
  • Ryan Rolison (Rockies): Shoulder, D60
  • Elias Díaz (Rockies): Hand, D10
  • José Álvarez (Giants): Elbow, D60
  • Mauricio Llovera (Giants): Hip, D60
  • Colton Welker (Giants): Shoulder, D60
  • Evan Longoria (Giants): Hamstring, D10
  • Samuel Delaplane (Giants): Forearm, D60
  • Anthony DeSclafani (Giants): Ankle, D60

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