Giants vs. Rockies prediction and odds for Tuesday, June 6 (Trust San Fran's Hot Pitching Staff)

San Francisco Giants first baseman LaMonte Wade Jr.
San Francisco Giants first baseman LaMonte Wade Jr. / Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants had a strong end of May and even got over .500 for a split second. Now, they have lost four of five and are 29-30 as they begin a three-game series with the Colorado Rockies. San Francisco is third in the NL West and Colorado is in the basement at 26-35.

This is the first meeting between the Rockies and Giants this year and for Game 1 San Francisco will lean on John Brebbia and their bullpen to get them back to .500. Brebbia is 2-0 with a 3.80 ERA, he has made four starts this season, but is a reliever and hasn’t gone longer than 1.2 innings in any outing. Colorado will counter that bullpen approach with one of their own as Dinelson Lamet makes his second start, but 14th appearance of the season. 

Let’s get into the odds for this matchup in Colorado as the Rockies and Giants both try to bullpen their way to the win column. 

Giants vs. Rockies odds, run line and total

Giants vs. Rockies prediction and pick

For the year, the Giants are 20th and the Rockies are 23rd in reliever ERA, so these aren’t two dominant bullpens that will be going head-to-head in this matchup. However, the Giants have been figuring out their pitching staff lately. Over the past 15 days, not an insignificant sample size, the Giants are third in team ERA at 3.23. In that same period the Rockies are dead last with a 5.75 ERA and are 29th in the league with 21 home runs allowed in just 13 games. 

Now, the Rockies are always going to look a bit worse because of where they play half of their games, however Coors Field isn’t a good enough excuse to ignore their recent struggles. For that same stretch of time the Giants are top 10 in OPS and recently, Lamont Wade Jr. has been fantastic for them. Last week he had a 1.119 OPS with four doubles and a home run in a team high 19 at-bats. 

With how bad the Rockies bullpen has been and Lamet’s 13.17 ERA across his first 13.2 innings this season I feel comfortable taking the Giants to win and win comfortably in Game 1 of this series. 

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