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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants

The fans at AT&T Park will be treated to a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants when they take their seats on Saturday.

The Diamondbacks will trot Brandon McCarthy out to the mound in this one. Righthander McCarthy has a 3-9 record and a 4.94 ERA this season.

McCarthy's opponent in this one will be Matt Cain. The Giants righthander has a 4.43 ERA to go along with a 8-8 record this season.

Last time out for Arizona, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at +114 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Arizona: 71-69 SU
San Francisco: 63-78 SU

Arizona most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

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

Next up:
San Francisco home to Arizona, Sunday, September 8