The Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants meet again for the third encounter of their four-game series at MetLife Stadium. San Francisco is currently leading the series as they have picked up two convincing wins. In the opener, the Giants rolled over Arizona in a 6-1 win, and even though the Diamondbacks looked better on Tuesday, the Giants managed to score a 2-1 victory.
San Francisco has had no trouble scoring runs this season, averaging 4.67 runs per contest, eighth overall. The club is 11th in home runs with 134 and has been one of the best teams in baseball in terms of getting on-base, eighth overall with a .320 on-base percentage. That number has increased slightly in August, as they are at .329, hitting 16 home runs in the first 13 games while producing 56 total runs.
On the other hand, the Diamondbacks are averaging 4.39 runs per game, 17th overall, and it has been the home run that has been the key for them, as they are 12th with 129 home runs. However, the rest of the offensive numbers are not pretty, as the Diamondbacks are 26th in team batting average with .229 and 22nd in on-base percentage at .307. They have been better in August, however, posting a .260 batting average and a .327 OBP.
Today San Francisco is sending Carlos Rodon to the mound, who is making his 24th start of the season. The 29-year-old lefty is holding a 11-6 record with a 2.95 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP over 134.1 innings pitched while striking out 168. In his last start, Rodon gave up 2 runs in, with both coming off home runs.
Arizona will reply back with Zach Davies for the 19th time this season. The 29-year-old carries a 2-4 record with a 4.11 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP over 92 innings pitched while striking out 68. Davies has been inconsistent of late, allowing zero runs in 3 of his last 8 starts, but has given up 3 or more in 5 of the other 8 outings.
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Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants Game Information
- Date: 08/17/2022
- Time: 09:45 PM ET
- Location: Oracle Park, San Francisco.
- How to Watch: Diamondbacks vs Giants NBC Sports Networks
- Live Stream: MLB.TV
Diamondbacks vs Giants Betting Lines
Diamondbacks are +180 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $180. On the other side, Giants are -210 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $48.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Diamondbacks at a 35.71% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Giants have 67.74% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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