Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants Matchup

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The San Francisco Giants are squaring off against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. Fox Sports Arizona is in line to broadcast the action. The game is scheduled to get underway at 10:15 p.m. ET.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants Odds

The Giants are 65-67 straight up (SU) and 72-59 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 3.8 units for moneyline bettors and 10.8 units (ATS). The Diamondbacks are 72-58 SU and have gone 64-65 ATS. In total, the team’s accumulated 3.1 units for moneyline gamblers and 3.7 units ATS.

Giants games have an over/under record of 59-67-5 in 2018. Diamondbacks games have gone under 63 times, gone over 60 times and pushed on six instances.

Patrick Corbin will get the nod for the visiting Diamondbacks. The southpaw Corbin (10-4, 3.12 ERA) has racked up 198 strikeouts in 161.2 innings so far. He’s 3-0 with 37 strikeouts and a 2.20 ERA against San Francisco this year (five starts).

The Giants will turn to righty Chris Stratton (8-7, 5.37 ERA) to the mound. Stratton has 83 strikeouts and 41 walks to his name, as well as a 1.52 WHIP. Stratton is 0-1 with 15 strikeouts and a 6.43 ERA over three starts against Arizona this year.

San Francisco’s pitching staff has given up 4.3 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. The team’s starters have a 4.08 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.64 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 8.7 K/9. In 58 games against NL West foes, Giants starters have an ERA of 3.86 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.15.

The San Francisco offense has produced 4.0 runs per contest, including 3.8 per game against divisional foes and 4.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .213/.292/.344 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that span.

Right fielder Andrew McCutchen and shortstop Brandon Crawford have led the Giants’ batters this year. McCutchen is slashing .254/.354/.414 with 15 home runs, 54 RBIs, 65 runs and 13 steals, while Crawford is batting .262 with 12 homers, 49 RBIs and 54 runs scored.

For the visitors, Arizona’s pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.84 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 9.32 K/9. The bullpen has a solid ERA of just 3.13, along with a WHIP of 1.23 and a K/9 of 8.01.

The Diamondbacks offense has slashed .241/.319/.406 on its way to 4.5 runs scored per game in 2018, including 5.1 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Arizona’s offense has been powered by first baseman Paul Goldschmidt and left fielder David Peralta, who collectively have blasted 55 home runs. Goldschmidt is slashing .294/.396/.550 with 30 home runs, 76 RBIs and 82 runs scored, while Peralta (.304/.362/.541) is up to 25 homers, 71 RBIs and 65 runs scored.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Giants, ATS Winner – Diamondbacks, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • Arizona has recorded 11 extra-base hits over its last five games. San Francisco has nine XBH over its last five.
  • The Diamondbacks have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games. The Giants have hit six over their last 10.
  • Arizona has recorded 24.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 21.0 over its last five.