San Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins Preview
Miami Marlins vs San Francisco Giants Odds
The visiting Marlins hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at AT&T Park against the San Francisco Giants.
Jacob Turner gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Marlins on this day; he's 1-0 on the season. The Giants, meanwhile, will counter with Barry Zito, who will be looking to improve on his 4-5 mark.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 14-rated Marlins taking on the National League's No. 2-rated Giants in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Francisco has the National League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.4 hits per game. The Marlins average 7.7 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the National League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Francisco has the National League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Marlins own the National League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Miami was a 6-3 winner on the road against the Giants. Bettors on Miami at +137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Miami got the job done in their last match in a 6-3 victory over San Francisco on Friday at AT&T Park behind starter Ricky Nolasco.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
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 6 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Francisco's last 13 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing Miami
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Miami at San Francisco, Sunday, June 23