Free MLB Picks Today: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants 9/21/22

Free MLB Picks Today: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants 9/21/22
Wed 21st September 2022

The Colorado Rockies (-135) host the San Francisco Giants (+115) at Coors Field on Wednesday. A typically high-scoring Coors Field game looks to be in the offing with the early total at 10 runs (O: +100 | U: -120). The Giants (71-77) lead the series 2-0 after winning 6-3 on Tuesday, their ninth head-to-head victory in 14 games this season. Reliever Tyler Rogers threw two scoreless innings to get the win, and Jarlin Garcia threw 0.1 scoreless innings to pick up his first save of the season. Austin Slater was 2 for 4 with two doubles, one run, and one RBI in the win. C.J. Cron went 3 for 4 with a home run and a double for the Rockies (64-84). He drove in three runs. Alan Trejo added a double and one run.


Logan Webb (13-9, 3.33 ERA) is slated to get the start for San Francisco. The RHP allowed four runs over four innings in his last start, a 5-0 road defeat against the Dodgers on Friday. He took the loss, yielding seven hits while striking out two and walking two. Over two previous starts against the Rockies this season, Webb has allowed five earned runs over 12.2 innings (0-1, 3.55). He has struck out nine and walked three. For Colorado, RHP German Marquez (8-11, 5.14 ERA) gets the ball. He has made one prior start against the Giants this season, giving up three runs over six innings in a 5-3 road win on June 7. He gave up four hits and walked four, while striking out seven in the win. In his last start on Friday, Marquez took the loss on the road against the Cubs. He threw seven innings and gave up two runs on six hits, striking out four and walking two in the 2-1 defeat.


Over the last five games, San Francisco has averaged 4.2 runs a game, a small drop compared to their season average of 4.4. Against right-handed pitchers like Marquez this season, the Giants have a .688 OPS. Wilmer Flores is the team’s strongest performer against right-handers with a .727 OPS in 322 at-bats. Colorado is averaging only 3.6 runs per game in the last five, down slightly from 4.4 for the season. The Rockies have a .692 OPS against right-handers in 2022. With a .848 OPS over 379 at-bats, Cron has been their best hitter against right-handers.


San Francisco is on a four-game winning streak away from Oracle Park, bringing their record to 32-41 in 2022. The Giants have scored 4.4 runs per game away from home, while allowing 4.6 runs. Colorado has lost three in a row at Coors Field. The Rockies are 40-36 at home this season, averaging 5.8 runs per game while surrendering 5.8. San Francisco is 7-3 in the last 10 games at Coors Field between the NL West rivals with an average scoreline of 6.5-5.1.


The Giants are third in the NL West, 32 games behind the division-leading Dodgers. They are fifth in the Wild Card race, nine games out of third. The Rockies are fifth in the NL West, 39 games behind the Dodgers.

SportsTips’ MLB Pick:

San Francisco Giants (-140)

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