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San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 8/29/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Arizona Diamondbacks (72-60) at San Francisco Giants (67-67)
Date & Time Wednesday August 29, 2018, 10:15 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: San Francisco Giants +100 / Arizona Diamondbacks -110 --- Over/Under: 7.5
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MLB | Arizona Diamondbacks (72-60) at San Francisco Giants (67-67)
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants meet Wednesday in MLB action at AT&T Park.

The Arizona Diamondbacks could use a win here after losing four of their last five games. The Diamondbacks have scored five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in four of their last five games. The Arizona Diamondbacks have lost eight straight games when scoring three or less runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the Diamondbacks with 144 hits and 76 RBI while David Peralta and Ketel Marte have combined for 250 hits and 116 RBI. Zack Godley gets the ball, and he is 13-7 with a 4.59 ERA and 157 strikeouts this season. Godley is 2-3 with a 8.39 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.

The San Francisco Giants look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Giants have scored six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last nine games. The San Francisco Giants have won four straight games when scoring three or less runs. Andrew McCutchen leads the Giants with 122 hits and 54 RBI while Brandon Crawford and Buster Posey have combined for 233 hits and 90 RBI. Dereck Rodriguez gets the ball, and he is 6-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 69 strikeouts this season. This will be Rodriguez’s second career game against the Diamondbacks.

The Diamondbacks are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 3 of a series, 3-12 in their last 15 Wednesday games and 5-2 in Godleys last 7 road starts. The Giants are 1-4 in their last 5 Wednesday games, 1-7 in their last 8 during game 3 of a series and 8-3 in Rodriguezs last 11 starts. The Diamondbacks are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings and the under is 22-10-1 in the last 33 meetings in San Francisco.

Godley has been anything but recently, as he's given up a combined 15 hits and 11 runs in his last 10 innings, and he has an ERA of 5.45 on the road this season. Rodriguez has allowed eight hits and three runs in his last 20 innings and the Giants have won seven of the last 10 games he's pitched. At home this season, Rodriguez has an ERA of 2.01 with an allowed batting average of .178. Throw in the fact the Arizona Diamondbacks are back in one of those grooves where they can't put together offense, and you have to like the Giants at even money. The Arizona Diamondbacks have gone 23 straight innings without a run scored.

San Francisco Giants +100

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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