Giants vs. Diamondbacks Prediction 

San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks 6/30/18, Prediction & Odds

The San Francisco Giants defeated the host Arizona Diamondbacks in a pitcher's duel last night to bring them a game closer in the NL West standings. Will San Francisco secure another important win today to pull within 3.5 games?

Game Snapshot 

961 San Francisco Giants at 962 Arizona Diamondbacks 

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Chase Field at 10:10PM ET

TV: MLB Network

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Diamondbacks are a -119 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Giants are a +109 underdog, while the over-under is set at 8.5 runs. As of Saturday morning, 72 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Arizona. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Suarez prevails in pitcher's duel

Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez was outstanding last night as he allowed one earned run on seven hits with five strikeouts and two walks over six innings in a 2-1 victory. Brandon Crawford helped lead the offense as he was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Austin Slater finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and two runs. Will Smith struck out two in a perfect ninth inning for his first save of the season.

Lamb drives in only run

D-backs third baseman Jake Lamb finished 1-for-3 as his RBI single in the sixth inning tied the score at 1-1 before San Francisco scored the eventual game-winning run in the seventh. Ketel Marte had a double and scored a run in four at-bats, while Chris Owings was 2-for-4. Andrew Chafin took the loss in relief as he allowed one earned run on one hit with one walk in one-third of an inning.

Dereck Rodriguez (2-1, 3.82 ERA) starts today for the Giants, while Arizona is going with Shelby Miller (0-1, 12.27).

MLB Betting Trends

San Francisco

The Giants are 8-18 in their last 26 road games. San Francisco is 3-9 in the last 12 meetings in Arizona.

Arizona

The Diamondbacks are  8-1 in their last nine games following a loss. Arizona is 7-2 in its last nine games overall.

Prediction:

Miller looked very rough in his first MLB start back from Tommy John Surgery and it will probably take a while for him to get his feel back. Rodriguez has been up-and-down so it's a little difficult to trust him as well. After the offenses struggled yesterday, my bet is that they come alive today. Expect to see plenty of runs and for the total to hit the over.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: GIANTS/DIAMONDBACKS OVER 8.5

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