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MLB BASEBALL

San Francisco Giants vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The fans at Citizens Bank Park will be treated to a game between the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies when they take their seats on Thursday.

right hander Tim Hudson will take the mound for the Giants to start this game. Hudson is 8-6 this season with a 2.77 ERA.

Hudson's opponent in this one will be Cole Hamels. The Phillies left hander has a 2.83 ERA to go along with a 4-5 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Phillies as -120-moneyline favorites versus the Giants, while the game's total opened at 7

In their last action, San Francisco was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on San Francisco at -141 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

San Francisco:
Team record: 57-44
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games on the road

Philadelphia:
Team record: 43-58
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
Philadelphia is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games
Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco home to LA Dodgers Friday, July 25
Philadelphia home to Arizona Friday, July 25