Giants face Miami Marlins: MLB odds preview and stats

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Aug 17, 7:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

San Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins Odds

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The San Francisco Giants will look to grab a road win when they take on the Marlins in Miami at Marlins Park on Saturday in baseball odds action.

For the Marlins, Henderson Alvarez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Giants hitters off the base paths. He'll face Matt Cain, 7-8 on the year.

View San Francisco vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Marlins as +118 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 10-rated Marlins and the league No. 7-ranked Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Miami owns the No. 15 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Giants are rated No. 4 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

The Giants were a 14-10 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (24) was good news for OVER bettors. The Giants enjoyed a 14-10 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Friday, with Chad Gaudin throwing 4 innings of 11-hit ball at Marlins Park.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Giants at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games on the road
San Francisco is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Francisco's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games at home
Miami is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games when playing San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at Miami, Sunday, August 18