Giants vs. Diamondbacks Sunday Pick
The Giants are hanging tough in the NL wild card race and have now won seven of their last 10 games overall. Will they pull off a four-game sweep of the Diamondbacks when they wrap up their series at Chase Field today at 4:10 p.m. ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:10 p.m. ET, Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 72% of the betting tickets are on the Giants to beat the Diamondbacks on the moneyline.
San Francisco Giants Fantasy Spin
Kevin Pillar collected a season-high five hits and also scored three runs in the Giants’ blowout win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday. Pillar reached base safely in all five of his plate appearances. The 30-year-old outfielder has put together an extended hot streak, recording six multi-hit efforts over his last seven games. He’s hitting .263/.292/.449 with 66 runs scored, 17 home runs, 68 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 489 plate appearances this season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Fantasy Spin
Wilmer Flores went 4-for-5 with an RBI double in the Diamondbacks’ loss to the Giants on Saturday. Flores kicked off the scoring with an RBI double to center field off Giants’ starter Logan Webb and also scored on a throwing error in the opening frame. He later singled in the third, fifth, and seventh innings. The 28-year-old second baseman is hitting .377 (20-for-53) with three homers in 23 games since returning from the injured list in late July.
MLB Betting Trends
The Giants are 6-1 in their last seven games overall.
The Diamondbacks have lost four straight games.
The Giants are a perfect 6-0 in Madison Bumgarner’s last six starts and are 5-0 in his last five outings when he’s coming off a Quality Start in his last appearance. The Diamondbacks, meanwhile, are 1-7 in Taylor Kelly’s last eight starts, are 1-4 in his last five outings at home and have dropped five of his last seven starts when facing a fellow National League West rival. The Giants are also 4-0 in Bumgarner’s last four starts versus the Diamondbacks and have won 10 of his last 12 outings at Chase Field.
The Pick: San Francisco Giants -107