Diamondbacks vs. Giants - 9/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (74-65) at Arizona Diamondbacks (58-81)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:10 pm (Chase Field)
J Cueto (14-5) (2.92) vs. A Bradley (6-8) (4.85)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +147 / San Francisco Giants -157 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks play game two of their series Saturday.
The San Francisco Giants could use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Giants have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 14 games. The San Francisco Giants offense continues to be hit or miss in the second half, and they’ve won four of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Denard Span leads San Francisco with 134 hits, Brandon Crawford has 77 RBI and Buster Posey has 12 home runs. Johnny Cueto gets the nod, and he’s 14-5 with a 2.92 ERA and 168 strikeouts this season. Cueto is 8-3 with a 3.23 ERA and 70 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks could also use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Diamondbacks have allowed 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last eight games. The Arizona Diamondbacks have an ERA of 5.20 and have lost six of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jean Segura leads Arizona with 172 hits, Paul Goldschmidt has 82 RBI and Jake Lamb has 27 home runs. Archie Bradley takes the hill, and he’s 6-8 with a 4.85 ERA and 110 strikeouts this season. Bradley is 0-1 with a 4.76 ERA and 12 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
The Giants are 5-2 in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-4 in Cuetos last 5 starts. The Diamondbacks are 1-7 in their last 8 during game 2 of a series and 2-5 in Bradleys last 7 starts with 5 days of rest. The Giants are 30-10 in the last 40 meetings in Arizona.
You guys know I've been fading the Diamondbacks all second half and it has paid off and more. The Giants are still fighting for a playoff spot and have their ace on the mound in Cueto, a pitcher who has allowed one run in three of his last four starts. Giants have to be the pick here.