Giants vs. Diamondbacks - 4/16/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (4-5) at San Francisco Giants (3-7)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
A Bradley (1-0) (0.00) vs. M Bumgarner (1-1) (5.40)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -192 / Arizona Diamondbacks +182 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Arizona, CSN-Bay
The San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks face off on Thursday at AT&T Park for game one of their MLB NL West series.
The San Francisco Giants are off to a 3-7 start to the season and they have lost heir last six games. The Giants are 0-3 at home and they are in last place in the National League West. As a team the Giants are hitting .231 with Angel Pagan hitting .378, Nori Aoki hitting .375, and Gregor Blanco hitting .241. The Giants pitching staff has an ERA of 3.60 with the starters at 3.63 and the bullpen at 3.54. For game one against the Diamondbacks the Giants start Madison Bumgarner who has allowed 16 hits and six runs while striking out seven over 10 innings for a 1-1 record and a 5.40 ERA.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks are 4-5 this season and they are in fourth place in the NL West standings. The Diamondbacks are 1-2 on the road and they have lost their last two games. As a team the Diamondbacks are hitting .240 with Ender Inciarte hitting .406, Paul Goldschmidt hitting .344, and Mark Trumbo is hitting .281. The Arizona pitching staff has an ERA 4.25 with the starters at 5.65 and the bullpen at 2.17. For game one at San Francisco the Diamondbacks start Archie Bradley who allowed just one hit and struck out six over 6.0 innings getting the win over the Dodgers in his first start.
San Francisco is 701 in game one of a series, 19-7 in their last 26 home games, 0-5 against the NL West, and 5-1 in Bumgarner’s last six starts. Arizona is 17-36 in their last 53 games, 15-37 in their last 52 road games, 6-21 as a road underdog, and 3-9 against a left-handed starter. Arizona is 2-8 in their last 10 games in San Francisco.
It’s hard to love the Giants here but I will take them in what is a lean at best though I probably will pass on this game at the window.