Opposites attract tonight in San Francisco in a game that’ll likely be easy money for bettors. For starters, the Phillies have lost 10 of their last 11 games, while the Giants have won 12 of their last 13. Then we have the pitching matchup of Jeremy Hellickson vs Madison Bumgarner.
The Phillies are 2-10 in their last 12 road games.
The Giants have won eight of their last nine games over the Phillies.
Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has a .353 average in 17 at-bats vs Bumgarner.
The Phillies have lost six straight Hellickson starts. He’s been equally as bad on the road as he has been at home, posting an ERA of 4.46 and allowing nine home runs in seven road starts. It’s been a rough go for Hellickson in June, as he’s gone 0-3 with a 6.38 ERA in four starts.
As for Bumgarner, The Giants have won 10 of his last 11 starts. The one they didn’t win was Monday where he allowed just one run in eight innings of work. He’s been incredible at home this season, putting up a 4-1 record and 1.79 ERA in eight starts in San Fran.
It’s no shock to see the Giants as massive -285 favorites, so this game might be a better option for a parlay ticket. The Giants are 17-3 in their last 20 games as home favorites.