MLB betting line favors Giants over Marlins
Miami Marlins vs San Francisco Giants Odds
AT&T Park hosts an MLB battle between the San Francisco Giants and the visiting Miami Marlins on Friday.
Tim Lincecum gets the call for the San Francisco Giants and he will try to build on a 4-7 mark. In the other dugout, Ricky Nolasco brings a 4-7 ledger to the game for the Marlins as he tries to quiet the Giants bats.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Marlins listed as underdogs of +-164 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for updates at 5Dimes.
This game matches up the No. 2 (Giants) and the No. 14 (Marlins) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's National League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Marlins offense rated No. 15 and scoring 3.1 runs per game in the league. The Giants have averaged 9.4 hits per game to date this season, more than the Marlins hitters have managed (7.7 per nine innings).
San Francisco owns the National League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Miami's National League No. 11-rated defense.
In their last action, Miami was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Giants. Bettors on Miami at +163 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Marlins grabbed a win last time out, defeating Chad Gaudin and the Giants 2-1 on Thursday at AT&T Park.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday 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 Friday are 9-1
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Marlins at Giants trends to consider:
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Francisco's last 12 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games at home
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Miami at San Francisco, Saturday, June 22