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Arizona San Francisco Betting Preview

San Francisco Giants

Arizona Diamondbacks
2-1 April 03, 2014, 03:40 PM | Chase Field 1-4

San Francisco pays a visit to Arizona on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Diamondbacks bats in baseball action at Chase Field.

Bronson Arroyo gets the call for the Arizona Diamondbacks and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Tim Lincecum brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Giants as he tries to quiet the Diamondbacks bats.View San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds and Stats.

On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Arizona sat as -116 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 9, according to 5Dimes.

The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 7-rated Giants taking on the No. 18-rated Diamondbacks in this contest.

The Giants were a 2-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. San Francisco threw a shutout at Arizona in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Tim Hudson to defeat Arizona 2-0 on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Arizona and its No. 12-rated batting order, averaging 3.8 runs per nine innings, against the No. 7 lineup of the Giants at 5 runs per outing.

Defensively, San Francisco features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.33 runs per game. Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.

Next up:
San Francisco at Los Angeles, Friday, April 4th
Arizona at Colorado, Friday, April 4th