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Giants Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 7/4/2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks (23-61) will look for another big outing from a batter on a roll when they square off against the San Francisco Giants (51-30) on Sunday at 9:10 PM ET at Chase Field. Pavin Smith is riding a two-game home run streak for the underdog Diamondbacks (+138) in the matchup with the favored Giants (-165). Anthony DeSclafani starts for San Francisco, and Caleb Smith is Arizona’s choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of July 4, 2021, 2:01 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Giants vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

DeSclafani (SF) Pitcher Smith (ARI)
8 – 3 W/L 2 – 4
92.2 IP 64.1
2.91 ERA 3.08
1.010 WHIP 1.240
8.4 K/9 10.5
2.4 BB/9 4.3

Giants Probable Starter Anthony DeSclafani

  • DeSclafani gets the start for the Giants, his 17th of the season. He is 8-3 with a 2.91 ERA and 86 strikeouts through 92 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Tuesday against the Dodgers, when the right-hander went five innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The opposing Diamondbacks offense has the 27th-ranked slugging percentage (.373) and ranks 29th in MLB play with 75 home runs. They have a collective .232 batting average, and are 11th in the league with 662 total hits and 16th in MLB play scoring 351 runs.
  • The Giants have been the moneyline favorite in eight of DeSclafani’s starts this season, and they went 7-1 in those matchups.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 4, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs DeSclafani

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Stephen Vogt 11 .273 3 1 1 .273 .818
David Peralta 11 .273 3 0 2 .273 .637
Eduardo Escobar 10 .100 1 0 1 .250 .450
Nick Ahmed 10 .300 3 0 1 .300 .800
Josh Rojas 8 .375 3 0 0 .375 1.000
Asdrúbal Cabrera 7 .143 1 0 0 .250 .536
Josh Reddick 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Pavin Smith 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Christian Walker 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Caleb Smith

  • The Diamondbacks will send Caleb Smith (2-4) to the mound for his eighth start this season.
  • The left-hander’s last start was on Wednesday, when he tossed five innings while giving up two earned runs on four hits in a matchup with the Cardinals.
  • The Giants rank ninth in MLB with 399 runs scored this season. They have a .242 batting average this campaign with 121 home runs (second in the league).
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Arizona has a record of 4-17 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 4, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Smith

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Flores 11 .273 3 0 3 .333 .788
Buster Posey 5 .800 4 0 0 .800 2.000
Brandon Crawford 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Curt Casali 2 .500 1 1 1 .500 2.500

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants’ offense is averaging 4.8 runs in road games and 5.0 per contest when they play at home.
  • The Giants score the ninth-most runs in baseball (399 total, 4.9 per game).
  • The Giants have won 72.1% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (31-12).
  • San Francisco has an 11-4 record (winning 73.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -165 or shorter.
  • San Francisco has combined with opponents to go over the total 38 times this season for a 38-41-2 record against the over/under.
  • San Francisco has a 4-2 record over the six games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.

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Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have scored the 16th-most runs in the league this season with 351 (4.2 per game).
  • In 38 home games this season, they’ve scored 4.7 runs per contest compared to the 3.7 per game they score away from Chase Field.
  • This season, the Diamondbacks have won 17 out of the 71 games, or 23.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Arizona is 5-30 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +138 or more on the moneyline.
  • Arizona’s games have gone over the total in 43 of their 83 chances.
  • In 10 games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by bookmakers, Arizona has a record of 2-8.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Buster Posey is hitting .328 with eight doubles, 12 home runs and 26 walks.
  • Brandon Crawford has put his power on display as he paces his team with 17 home runs and 51 RBI.
  • Among the qualified batters in baseball, Crawford’s 17 HR rank 24th, and his 51 RBI rank 24th.

Giants Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Crawford 238 .256 45 17 51 .332 .857
Mike Yastrzemski 228 .228 38 11 29 .326 .800
Buster Posey 198 .328 33 12 27 .409 .960
Wilmer Flores 193 .264 29 8 28 .333 .773
Dónovan Solano 172 .267 21 3 17 .319 .697
Austin Slater 161 .199 19 7 18 .283 .637
Alex Dickerson 157 .223 18 7 23 .291 .686
Steven Duggar 144 .319 30 6 25 .391 .940
LaMonte Wade Jr 104 .269 17 7 17 .347 .876
Darin Ruf 99 .242 19 6 15 .356 .831

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Pavin Smith has been key for Arizona with seven home runs, 28 RBI and a batting average of .270 this season.
  • Pavin Smith’s hits and RBI fall outside the MLB leaders among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Josh Rojas is batting .255 with an OBP of .330 and a slugging percentage of .432 this season.
  • Rojas is not in the top 25 in SLG and OBP among qualified hitters in the majors.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Eduardo Escobar 308 .247 41 18 54 .294 .765
Pavin Smith 289 .270 40 7 28 .321 .736
David Peralta 274 .252 29 4 37 .307 .708
Josh Rojas 271 .255 41 10 26 .330 .762
Nick Ahmed 228 .219 22 1 12 .285 .601
Asdrúbal Cabrera 174 .241 22 5 27 .338 .735
Christian Walker 171 .222 24 4 18 .276 .621
Stephen Vogt 121 .198 15 4 16 .292 .656
Josh Reddick 116 .276 12 1 15 .298 .695
Josh VanMeter 94 .181 11 1 10 .310 .597

Giants vs Diamondbacks Player Props

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