Daniel Hudson vs Matt Cain matchup featured in MLB action
Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Arizona duelling San Francisco on Thursday at AT&T Park.
For the Giants, Matt Cain gets the ball, charged with keeping the Diamondbacks hitters off the base paths. He'll face Daniel Hudson, 3-4 on the year.
Bettors looking to back visiting Arizona before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-150-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 7.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 6-rated Giants and the league No. 9-ranked Diamondbacks, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Francisco has the National League's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 7.9 hits per game. The Diamondbacks average 8.3 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the National League list.
Arizona brings the National League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Giants' league No. 3-ranked defense.
The Diamondbacks were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Arizona looks to rebound from a loss to the Giants, who beat them 4-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Jonathan Sanchez at AT&T Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Diamondbacks at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing San Francisco
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Arizona is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arizona
San Francisco is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Arizona
Arizona at LA Dodgers, Friday, May 13
San Francisco at Chi Cubs, Friday, May 13