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Baseball odds preview - San Francisco vs. Florida

San Francisco GiantsFlorida Marlins
Aug 14, 1:10 PM | GrassSun Life Stadium

San Francisco Giants vs Florida Marlins Odds

65-55TEAM RECORD56-63

The Florida Marlins host San Francisco on Sunday, looking to build on their 56-63 mark against the 65-55 Giants in MLB betting action at Sun Life Stadium.

San Francisco puts its faith in starter Ryan Vogelsong to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 9-2. Getting the ball for the Marlins is Chris Volstad, who owns a 5-8 record on the season with a 5.58 ERA.

View San Francisco vs Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Florida sat as +115 underdogs. The total was set at 8.

Power Rankings:
The Marlins sit at No. 10 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Giants sit at a National League No. 2 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida's No. 10 ranked National League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Giants defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the National League at 3.5 runs allowed per game. The Marlins have been averaging 8.3 hits per game, more than the Giants have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Marlins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -135 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tim Lincecum blew away 10 Florida batter in the Giants' last start, leading them to a 3-0 win over Florida on Saturday at Sun Life Stadium.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Florida are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Florida Marlins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Giants at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing Florida
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games on the road
Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 7 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Florida's last 15 games

Next up:
San Francisco at Atlanta, Monday, August 15
Florida at Colorado, Monday, August 15

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