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Madison Bumgarner, Nick Martinez Take Mound in San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers Tilt

MLB wagering interest swings to the San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers battle on Friday at Globe Life Park as the Rangers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

For the Texas Rangers, Nick Martinez gets the ball, charged with keeping the San Francisco Giants hitters off the base paths. He'll face Madison Bumgarner, 11-5 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Francisco Giants were listed as -166 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Giants to win this game 6.2-2.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 49-52 record to the battle against the 56-45 Giants. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs San Francisco injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Texas Rangers rated this week at No. 30 and the San Francisco Giants sitting at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 7 ranked offense (4.38 runs per game) against a San Francisco Giants defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 3.79 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.58 hits per game, less than the San Francisco Giants have managed so far this season (9.38 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 28-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

J Peavy chucked 1 shutout innings at the Brewers in their last game, striking out 0 in a 5-0 win against Milwaukee in baseball action at AT&T Park.

The Rangers grabbed a win last time out, defeating C Sabathia and the Yankees 7-6 on Thursday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Francisco's last 13 games on the road
  • Texas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • Texas is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games when playing San Francisco

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Texas, Saturday, August 1st