Giants vs. Diamondbacks Saturday Pick

San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 5/18/2019 Predictions & Odds

The Diamondbacks opened their series with the Giants on Friday night by shutting out San Francisco by a 7-0 score. Will the Giants rebound on Saturday night when these NL West rivals meet again at 10:10 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

963 San Francisco Giants (+105) at 912 Arizona Diamondbacks (-115); 8.5 runs

Saturday, May 17, 2019

10:10 p.m. ET, Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 51% of the betting tickets are on the Diamondbacks to beat the Giants on the moneyline.

San Francisco Giants Fantasy Spin

Mac Williamson went 0-for-3 with a walk Friday in the loss to the Diamondbacks. Here's a question for the Giants: if you think Anderson is any good, why the heck are you batting him eighth a pretty horrible assortment of hitters? And if you don't think he's any good, why are you playing him at all? We lean towards the "not good" side of things, but he's still probably a better hitter than the Giants' center fielder, right fielder, shortstop and second baseman.

Arizona Diamondbacks Fantasy Spin

David Peralta homered and walked Friday against the Giants. Peralta left Wednesday's game with back tightness, but he was back in left field tonight.

MLB Betting Trends

San Francisco

The Giants are 49-109 in their last 158 road games when facing an opponent that has a winning record.

Arizona

The Diamondbacks are 65-32 in their last 97 home games versus an opponent with a losing record.

Prediction:

The Giants have been profitable for bettors when Madison Bumgarner faces the Diamondbacks. They’re 9-2 in Bumgarner’s last 11 road starts versus Arizona and have also won four of his last five starts after allowing five runs or more in their previous game. As for the Diamondbacks, they’re just 1-6 in Zack Godley’s last seven home starts and have dropped five of his last six outings against fellow National League West opponents.

The Pick: San Francisco Giants +105

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