Ian Kennedy faces Matt Cain in MLB odds action
San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks host San Francisco on Monday, looking to build on their 15-10 mark against the 13-12 Giants in MLB betting action at Chase Field.
The Diamondbacks will rely on Ian Kennedy to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Matt Cain will be his counterpart for the Giants. Ian Kennedy is 1-2 this season, and Matt Cain is 0-2.
The Diamondbacks - Giants odds would favor the Diamondbacks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arizona is rated No. 1 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while San Francisco is at No. 3 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Giants average 9 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the National League list.
Arizona owns the National League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's National League No. 10-rated defense.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 6-4 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at +117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Giants were saddled with a loss last time out in Ryan Vogelsong 's start, as they lost 6-4 against San Diego on Sunday at PETCO Park.
Arizona won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Rockies on April 28. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at -149 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Diamondbacks enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Rockies on Sunday, with Patrick Corbin throwing 6 2/3 innings of 9-hit ball at Chase Field.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Giants at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games at home
San Francisco at Arizona, Tuesday, April 30