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MLB BASEBALL

San Francisco Giants vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Citizens Bank Park.

The Giants will give the ball to starter Matt Cain in this one. Righthander Cain is 6-6 this season with a 4.79 ERA.

The Phillies will counter Cain with Cole Hamels. Lefthander Hamels has a 4.09 ERA to go along with a 4-13 record this season.

San Francisco was a 9-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They won as +112 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.

Team records:
San Francisco: 47-59 SU
Philadelphia: 50-57 SU

San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-3
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
San Francisco is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco at Tampa Bay, Friday, August 2
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Friday, August 2