MLB Game Preview - Phillies underdogs vs Giants at San Francisco

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May 8, 3:45 PM | GrassAT&T Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Philadelphia duelling San Francisco on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Barry Zito will take the mound for San Francisco, and he'll carry a 3-1 record into the contest. Jonathan Pettibone gets the ball for Philadelphia; he's 2-0 so far this season.

View Philadelphia vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Philadelphia before the first pitch in this match found them as +-146-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 3-rated Giants and the league No. 13-ranked Phillies, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Phillies rank No. 12 in the National League at 7.9 hits per game. That compares with San Francisco’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Philadelphia brings the National League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Giants' league No. 9-ranked defense.

The Phillies were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +129 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Giants, a 6-2 final on Tuesday in support of Kyle Kendrick at AT&T Park.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Phillies at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
San Francisco is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
San Francisco is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 10 games

Next up:
Philadelphia at Arizona, Thursday, May 9
San Francisco home to Atlanta, Thursday, May 9

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