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Baseball Betting Tip of the Day -- San Francisco Giants vs. Rockies - 09-23-08

Sep 23, 2008 7:07 PM

by GT Staff |

BASEBALL, 7:05 p.m. PT

AT&T Park, San Francisco

Giants -170 vs Rockies (7)

San Francisco is a heavy favorite and with good reason. Tim Lincecum (17-4, 2.46 ERA) probably won’t win the Cy Young, but he’s deserving. The Bay Area’s answer to Roy Oswalt has fanned 243 for a club currently 16 games below .500. A victory for the Giants would pull them even with Colorado for third in the NL West.

Colorado counters with its stud righthander Ubaldo Jimenez, who has rebounded from a horrible start to produce an 11-12 record and 4.12 ERA. Jimenez has won his last two starts so runs figure to be at a premium. However, we’re not willing to make a call on the 7. Instead, we’ll ride the big arm of Lincecum, who is 3-1 lifetime against the Rockies. GIANTS.