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Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants Odds
The Giants get a visit from the Arizona Diamondbacks in baseball action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Chad Gaudin gets the call for the San Francisco Giants and he will try to build on a 3-0 mark. In the other dugout, Ian Kennedy brings a 3-6 ledger to the game for the Diamondbacks as he tries to quiet the Giants bats.
This game puts the Giants, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 8 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Diamondbacks defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 in the National League at 4.1 runs allowed per game. The Giants have been averaging 9.1 hits per game, more than the Diamondbacks have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).
San Francisco owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Arizona's National League No. 7-rated defense.
Arizona was a 5-1 loser in its last match at home against the Brewers. They lost as -152 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Arizona suffered a 5-1 loss against Milwaukee on Sunday, as Ian Kennedy wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Chase Field.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 10-1 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. San Francisco looks to rebound from a loss to the Padres, who beat them 10-1 on Sunday behind a start from Eric Stults at PETCO Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Diamondbacks at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games
Arizona is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 9 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games at home
Arizona at San Francisco, Saturday, July 20