Baseball odds preview - Philadelphia vs. San Francisco
Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants Odds
The San Francisco Giants look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Phillies arrive at AT&T Park on Tuesday.
San Francisco hands the ball to starter Tim Lincecum in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-1 mark on the year. Philadelphia counters with Kyle Kendrick, who will try to quiet the fans and the Giants bats at the same time.
This game puts the Giants, most recently No. 3 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Phillies, who rate a National League No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's National League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 12 and scoring 3.6 runs per game in the league. The Giants have averaged 8.8 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (7.8 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +126 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Philadelphia got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over San Francisco on Monday at AT&T Park behind starter Cliff Lee.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Phillies at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 13 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
San Francisco is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 9 games
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at San Francisco, Wednesday, May 8