San Francisco Giants vs Cleveland Indians in MLB odds
Cleveland Indians vs San Francisco Giants Odds
The Cleveland Indians will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Giants in San Francisco at AT&T Park on Friday in baseball action.
San Francisco hands the ball to starter Jonathan Sanchez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-5 mark on the year. Cleveland counters with Carlos Carrasco, who will try to quiet the fans and the Giants bats at the same time.
The Giants were listed as -130 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7 earlier on Monday.
This game puts the Giants, most recently No. 5 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Indians, who rate an American League No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's National League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.4 runs per game, against a Indians offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Giants have averaged 8.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Indians hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
Cleveland brings the American League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Giants' league No. 3-ranked defense.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Rockies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -128 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jason Hammel and the Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday at Progressive Field.
The Giants were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -161 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Tim Lincecum fanned 12 Minnesota batters in the team's last outing, leading the Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Twins at AT&T Park.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 2-4
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 3-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Indians at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of San Francisco's last 14 games at home
San Francisco is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Cleveland at San Francisco, Saturday, June 25