GAME: #977 Giants @ #978 D-Backs
DATE: 8/29/2020 – 8:10 pm EST
ODDS: Giants +125 / D-Backs -135
The Arizona Diamondbacks (14-19) host the San Francisco Giants (15-19) at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. The D-Backs ended the losing streak on Friday beating the Giants 7-4. The Giants swept the D-Backs earlier this month in a 3 game series in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
The Giants have righty Trevor Cahill on the bump. Cahill is 0-0 with a 1.64 ERA and 1.09 WHIP. Cahill has pitched in 11 innings and has allowed only 5 hits, 2 runs, 1 home run, 7 walks, and 14 strikeouts. The Giants’ current team has a career batting average of .216 against Luke Weaver with Yastrzemski’s .600 in 5 at-bats and Belt’s .500 in 8 at-bats.
The D-Backs have righty Luke Weaver listed as the probable starter for Saturday. Weaver is 1-4 with a 7.77 ERA and 1.60 WHIP. Weaver has pitched in 24.1 innings and has given up 30 hits, 21 runs, 8 home runs, 9 walks, and 28 strikeouts. The D-Backs have a career batting average of .254 against Trevor Cahill with Escobar, S. Marte, Peralta, and K. Marte batting over .300.
BATTER VS PITCHER (dailybaseballdata.com)
- Over is 9-1-1 in the Giants’ last 11 games following a loss.
- Over is 7-1 in Giants last 8 when their opponent scores 5 runs or more in their previous game.
- Under is 4-0 in Diamondbacks last 4 when their opponent allows 5 runs or more in their previous game.
- Diamondbacks are 5-0 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
HEAD TO HEAD
- Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
- Giants are 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Arizona.
GIANTS VS DIAMONDBACKS PREDICTION
The last time these teams met the D-Backs were on the start of their 2nd worst losing streak skid in team history. This time around you can expect the D-Backs to hit Cahill as they have in the past especially on their home field. Look for regression from Cahill as the D-Backs look to extend to a winning streak. The Bookie is taking the D-Backs to put up some runs and cover the runline spread of -1.5 to win by 2 or more. The public is taking the Giants but the Sharps are on the D-Backs.
The Bookie: D-Backs -1½ +135
Fade the Public: D-Backs
Sharp Action: D-Backs
1 Unit to win 1.35 Units on: (#978) D-Backs -1½ +135
4:10 pm EST
(#963) Cubs -105
1.05 Units to win 1 Unit