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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks meet at Chase Field.
Tim Lincecum will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Righthander Lincecum is 7-13 this season with a 4.55 ERA.
It'll be Randall Delgado toeing the rubber for the Diamondbacks in this contest. Righthander Delgado is 4-4 with a 3.75 ERA so far this season.
San Francisco lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Rockies on August 28. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Padres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +165 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
San Francisco: 59-74 SU
Arizona: 68-64 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
Arizona is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Arizona home to San Francisco, Saturday, August 31