San Francisco Giants vs. Baltimore Orioles Matchup

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Steven Duggar and the San Francisco Giants are heading east to Oriole Park to face the Baltimore Orioles. The game gets underway 7:05 p.m. ET and Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will be showing this interleague showdown.

San Francisco Giants at Baltimore Orioles Odds

Baltimore (+105) is the underdog against San Francisco (-115) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this one at 9.5 runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total stand at -110 for the under and -110 for the over. There’s a runline of Giants -1.5 (+130) and Orioles +1.5 (-150) for this matchup.

The Orioles are just 17-39 straight up (SU) and 22-34 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 9.6 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 14.6 units ATS. Baltimore has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Giants are 22-33 SU and have gone 21-33 ATS. In total, the team’s lost 8.3 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 22.4 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread only once in its last seven games and the total has gone over in six of those seven.

Orioles games have an over/under record of 28-25-3 so far in 2019. Giants games have gone over 28 times, gone under 24 times and pushed on two occasions.

Drew Pomeranz will get the start for San Francisco. The southpaw Pomeranz is 1-5 with a 6.45 ERA and 41 strikeouts. He has yet to face Baltimore this year, but he made two starts against the Orioles in 2018, compiling a 1-2 record against them with a 6.17 ERA and seven strikeouts.

The Orioles are sending righty Andrew Cashner (5-2, 4.55 ERA) to the mound. Cashner has 48 strikeouts and 20 walks to his name as well as a WHIP of 1.33. Cashner did not re a start against the Giants in 2018.

San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 5.2 runs per game and its starters own a 5.24 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 8.19 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.93, along with a WHIP of 1.44.

The Giants offense has slashed .220/.288/.363 on its way to 3.7 runs scored per game this year, including 2.7 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 2.8 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).

San Francisco’s hitters have been paced by outfielder Steven Duggar and second baseman Joe Panik. Duggar is hitting .235/.281/.343 with three home runs, 22 RBIs and 19 runs scored, while Panik has a .246 average with three homers, 17 RBIs and 20 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Baltimore’s pitchers have given up 6.0 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has a 5.47 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.98 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 8.7 K/9.

The Baltimore offense has produced 4.0 runs per outing, including 5.0 per game over its last 10 games and 4.6 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .269/.328/.421 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that span.

The Orioles’ hitters have been led by right fielder Trey Mancini and second baseman Jonathan Villar. Mancini is hitting .295/.345/.529 with 10 home runs, 26 RBIs and 36 runs scored, while Villar’s line sits at .259/.316/.424 with seven homers, 25 RBIs, 34 runs and nine stolen bases.

The Giants have lost 5.0 units and are 13-24 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 20 of those games, compared to 16 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Orioles have lost 5.5 units and are 6-14 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over has cashed in nine of those games, compared to 10 that’ve gone under.

Giants at Orioles Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Orioles, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – UNDER

Betting Notes

  • The under has hit in three of Baltimore’s last seven games.
  • The Orioles have lost three of their last four games SU.
  • Baltimore has recorded 23.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 23.0 over its last five.
  • The Giants have hit six home runs in their last 10 games. The Orioles have hit 14 over their last 10.
  • The Giants have an OPS of .651 this season and an OPS of .657 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Orioles’ OPS sits at .702 overall and .698 against righties.