San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Preview

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The Arizona Diamondbacks are set to host their divisional rival San Francisco Giants at Chase Field. Fox Sports Arizona will be televising the matchup and the game gets underway at 10:10 p.m. ET.

San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

Both teams have equal moneyline odds (-105) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this game at 8.5 runs (-105 for the over and -115 for the under). The games runline odds sit at +140 for betting the Giants -1.5 runs and -160 for the Diamondbacks +1.5 runs.

The Diamondbacks are 47-35 straight up (SU) and 44-37 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 12.8 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 10.5 units (ATS). Arizona has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. The Giants have gone 43-40 SU this year and are 45-37 ATS. Overall, the teams accumulated 7.7 units for moneyline gamblers and 7.0 units ATS. San Francisco is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the under has cashed in five of those seven.

Neither squad has established itself as a strong over/under bet this year. Diamondbacks games have an over/under record of 38-38-5 so far in 2018. Giants games have gone over 41 times, gone under 39 times and pushed on two instances.

Dereck Rodriguez is getting the nod for the visiting Giants. Rodriguez (2-1, 3.82 ERA) has recorded 28 punchouts in 30.2 innings so far. He has yet to face the Diamondbacks this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Diamondbacks are handing the ball to righty Shelby Miller (0-1, 12.27 ERA), who has five strikeouts and two walks, as well as a 2.18 WHIP. Miller only made one start against the Giants in 2017 (0-1, 5.06 ERA and five strikeouts across five and 1-third innings).

Arizona’s pitchers have yielded 3.6 runs per game overall this season as a unit. Its starters have a 3.88 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has recorded a solid ERA of just 2.51, a WHIP of 1.14 and a K/9 of 7.9. In 31 games against NL West foes, Diamondbacks starters have an ERA of 3.53 and the bullpens ERA is 3.11.

Arizona’s offense has put up 4.4 runs per contest, including 4.9 per game against divisional foes and 3.4 per game over its last five. The teams hit .228/.299/.329 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that span.

Left fielder David Peralta and first baseman Paul Goldschmidt have paced the Diamondbacks hitters this year. Peralta is hitting .277/.344/.500 with 15 home runs, 44 RBIs and 37 runs scored, and Goldschmidt is batting .268 with 17 homers, 42 RBIs and 56 runs.

In the visiting dugout, San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 4.4 runs per game and its starters own a 4.23 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 7.22 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.69, along with a WHIP of 1.34.

Giants hitters have slashed .254/.320/.404 on their way to 4.1 runs scored per game this year, including 3.8 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.4 per game over the teams last five outings (4-1 SU).

Shortstop Brandon Crawford and right fielder Andrew McCutchen have led San Francisco’s offense. Crawford is slashing .313/.371/.496 with nine home runs, 36 RBIs and 35 runs scored, while McCutchen (.261/.348/.428) is up to eight homers, 36 RBIs and 45 runs scored.

The Giants have gained 5.1 units and are 29-21 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The overs hit in 22 of those games, compared to 26 that’ve hit the under against ies.

San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Tip

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

Betting Notes

  • San Francisco has logged 15 extra-base hits over its last five games. Arizona has 12 XBH over its last five.
  • The Giants have hit six home runs in their last 10 games, including four over their last five.
  • San Francisco has recorded 19.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 19.0 over its last five.
  • The Giants have won five of their last six games SU.