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Giants Struggling To Score Against Good Teams

The San Francisco Giants are in the middle of a terrible stretch that has caused them to give up their sizable lead in the NL West, thanks to their inefficiency against the best teams. The Giants are averaging just 2.7 runs per game in their past 12 games against teams with winning records – which has caused the UNDER to go 11-1 in those games. San Fran closes out a three-game set with the Marlins on Wednesday.

Shark Bites
  • The Giants are 1-6 in Jeff Samardzija’s past seven starts.
  • The Marlins are 17-6 in their past 23 games against the NL West.
  • The OVER is 9-2 in the last 11 games between the Giants and Marlins in Miami.

If any Giants’ fans had the notion that the All-Star break would cure whatever ails Jeff Samardzija, they have completely abandoned those thoughts. ‘The Shark’ has a 6.85 ERA while surrendering six home runs in four starts since the All-Star break.

David Phelps will be making his second start of the season after the righty went 4.1 innings of no-run ball against the Colorado Rockies on Friday. Phelps has been a strikeout machine for the Marlins this year, as he is second in the NL in K’s by a reliever.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Miami Marlins were listed as -132 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.2-3.5 win for the Giants on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

60-53 Miami battles the Giants, currently with a 64-49 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs San Francisco injuries news.

The Miami Marlins vs San Francisco Giants odds would favor the Marlins if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami is rated No. 10 in the current Odds Shark poll, while San Francisco is at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has baseball's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 9.48 hits per game. The San Francisco Giants average 8.89 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the list.

Miami owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 4.31 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's No. 5-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by T Koehler in a losing cause, 2-0, against Miami on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 5-18 ATS in its last 23 games
  • San Francisco is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
  • San Francisco is 2-14 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Miami's last 13 games
  • Miami is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco home to Baltimore, Friday, August 12th
Miami home to Chicago, Friday, August 12th