Diamondbacks vs. Giants Monday Pick

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants, 8/27/2018 Prediction & Odds

The Arizona Diamondbacks have won seven of their last 10 games as they continue their pursuit of the NL West crown. The team they’ll play Monday night, the Giants, are just trying to get back to playing .500 baseball. Will the D-Backs beat their division rivals when these teams square off at 10:15 p.m. ET on Monday night?

Game Snapshot & Odds

905 Arizona Diamondbacks (-160) at 906 San Francisco Giants (+150); 7.5 runs

Monday, August 27, 2018

10:15 p.m. ET, AT&T Park

TV: ARI (FSAZ); SF (NBCSBA)

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Diamondbacks as a -160 favorite. As of this writing, 72% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Diamondbacks to beat the Giants on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Diamondbacks’ Corbin fires six innings in no-decision vs. Angels

Patrick Corbin allowed two runs on five hits over six innings and did not factor into the decision in the Diamondbacks’ win over the Angles on Tuesday. Corbin scattered five hits and struck out eight batters. A pair of RBI base hits in the second inning accounted for all of the damage against him in this one. The 29-year-old lefty 4-0 with a 2.97 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and a sparkling 49/4 K/BB ratio in six starts since the All-Star break. He’s whiffed at least seven batters in each start during that span. Corbin is 10-4 with a 3.97 ERA and 198/39 K/BB ratio in 26 starts.

Giants’ Stratton solid in no-decision vs. Mets

Chris Stratton yielded two runs in 6 1/3 innings Tuesday in a no-decision against the Mets. Stratton gave up 18 runs over 12 2/3 innings in his previous three major league starts, which is why he had spent most of the last seven weeks in the minors. The Giants will probably give him several more starts over the remainder of the season, but he shouldn't be present on fantasy teams.

MLB Betting Trends

Arizona

The Diamondbacks have won nine of their last 12 games versus the rest of the National League West.

San Francisco

The Giants are just 1-4 in their last five home games versus a left-handed starter.

Prediction:

The Diamondbacks have won all six of Corbin’s last six starts, are 13-3 in his last 16 outings when he’s coming off five days of rest, and are 4-1 in his last five starts against the rest of the division. The Giants, meanwhile, are 1-6 in their last seven home games versus a team with a winning road record and are 0-5 in Stratton’s last five starts overall.

 

The Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks -160

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