Free MLB Pick: Giants vs Diamondbacks Odds
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(18-18) San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (17-19)
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 9:40 PM ET
Venue: Chase Field Phoenix, Arizona
Projected Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Zach Greinke
MLB Moneyline Odds: Giants +100 / Diamondbacks -110
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Giants +1.5 -225 / Diamondbacks -1.5 +185
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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Will any team in the NL West step up? No team in the division is over .500 and the Giants, who snapped their 3-game losing streak in their last game, are tied atop the division with the Dodgers at .500.
The Diamondbacks had won 5 straight before losing their last game. They are only 1 game out of first place in the division.
The Giants were swept by the Diamondbacks in 4-game home series this season, but they are 24-9 in their last 33 games facing them in Arizona.
In their last games the Giants beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 and the Diamondbacks lost to the Colorado Rockies 8-7.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants rank a solid 5th in the Majors in runs scored, but the pitching has been their big issue this season ranking 19th in team ERA.
Johnny Cueto (4-1 3.02 ERA) goes for the Giants tonight and in his last outing he was stellar not giving up any earned runs in 8 innings in a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies. The Giants have won 6 of his 7 starts this season including his last 3.
The Giants only loss this season with Cueto getting the start was facing Arizona where he gave up 3 earned runs in 6 innings in a 6-2 Diamondbacks win.
Cueto is 6-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 9 career starts against Arizona.
In 2 of Cueto’s last 3 starts he has not given up an earned run.
The Giants are 7-8 on the road this season.
The Diamondbacks are much like the Giants in that their offense has been solid ranking 6th in runs scored, but their pitching has struggled ranking 24th in team ERA.
Zach Greinke (3-2 5.15 ERA) goes for the Diamondbacks tonight and in his last outing he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings in a 7-2 win over the Atlanta Braves. The Diamondbacks have won 4 of his last 5 starts.
Greinke has been dominant against the Giants in his career going 8-0 with an ERA of only 2.12 in 11 starts including a win facing them this season.
The Giants are 1 of 3 teams that Grenike has never lost to.
Arizona has totaled 22 runs in their last 3 games.
This Diamondbacks have been much better on the road this season (12-7) than at home (5-12).
Arizona is tied for the 2nd fewest home wins in the NL.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Giants are 1-4 in their last 5 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Giants are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Giants have an Under record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
- Diamondbacks are 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
- Diamondbacks are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Diamondbacks have an Over record of 5-2-1 in their last 8 home games.
Free San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Prediction:
Tonight we will see Greinke of old and he will dominate the Giants and the D-Backs will get the W in Game 1 of this division series.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
In the last 4 games between these teams in Arizona the total has gone Under every time and with the pitching match up tonight that trend will continue.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Arizona 4 – San Francisco 1
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