San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals - 7/31/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Nationals (61-44) at San Francisco Giants (61-44)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm (AT&T Park)
G Gonzalez (6-8) (4.44) vs. M Cain (2-6) (5.95)
The Line: San Francisco Giants +111 / Washington Nationals -121 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, MASN2
The Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants collide in Sunday afternoon action.
The Washington Nationals are trying to inch away in the National League East and put the division away as soon as possible. The Nationals saw their three game winning streak come to an end in a 5-3 defeat at San Francisco on Saturday. Nats starter Reynaldo Lopez gave up three runs on four hits and four BB over four frames with Yusmeiro Petit allowing two runs to get the loss. Washington totaled eight hits and two free passes with Anthony Rendon clubbing a two run homer while Danny Espinosa cracked an RBI double. Left hander Gio Gonzalez toes the rubber at San Francisco on Sunday afternoon. Gonzalez did not get a decision in a 7-6 loss at Cleveland with three runs given up (two earned) over 6.1 innings.
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The San Francisco Giants are losing and the Dodgers are creeping upon them in the National League West. The Giants had dropped eight of ten before picking up a crucial victory Saturday where the bullpen and bats came up big. SF starter Jake Peavy gave up all three runs on five hits through four innings with six relievers putting up zeros. San Francisco managed eight hits and nine walks with Eduardo Nunez driving in two with Brandon Belt scoring and driving in a run. San Francisco is slated to send Matt Cain to the hill to oppose the Nationals on Sunday. Cain did not get a decision in a 9-7 win versus Cincinnati with four runs scoring on six hits in 5.1 frames..
The over is 7-3 in Washington’s last 10 Sunday games and are 7-3 in their last 10 Sunday games while going 3-9 in Gonzalez’s last 12 starts. San Francisco are 2-11 in their last 13 overall and are 2-11 in their last 13 games on grass while the under is 6-2 in their last 8 overall. The under is 10-3 in the last 13 meetings. The numbers say over IF Cain continues on his current track…