Giants & Bumgarner To Crush Diamondbacks

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:48 PM UTC

Sunday, Jul. 10, 2016 2:48 PM UTC

Our MLB analyst previews Sunday night’s nationally televised game between Arizona and San Francisco. Go inside to read this revealing betting article which concludes with a MLB pick.

<p><strong>Sunday Night ESPN MLB Game</strong><br />The Diamondbacks and Giants will play the finale of a three game weekend series on Sunday night. The opening pitch at AT&amp;T Park in San Francisco is slated for 8:05 PM ET, and it will be televised by ESPN. San Francisco won the first two games by scores of 6-2 on Friday and 4-2 yesterday afternoon. The Giants have gone 8-5 this year against Arizona. Current <a href="" target="_blank" title="Compare Live MLB Odds From Top Sportsbooks">MLB odds</a> has San Francisco as a -236 money line chalk, -107 run line favorite, and the posted total is 7.0.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Starting Pitchers</strong><br />Archie Bradley will get the nod today for Arizona. Bradley has faced San Francisco once this year and was ineffective in that outing. He lasted just 4 1/3 innings while allowing 5 earned runs on 7 hits and issued 4 walks. During his last three starts overall, Bradley exhibited poor form, evidenced by a lofty 1.59 WHIP through that course of time.</p><p>San Francisco will counter with their ace Madison Bumgarner. The southpaw hurler has started six times against Arizona since 2015, and collected a brilliant 2.14 ERA and 1.07 WHIP. Bumgarner has been dominant at AT&amp;T Park this season, while compiling a terrific 1.99 ERA and 0.93 WHIP in ten starts. <a href="" target="_blank" title="Do You Agree? Share Your Thoughts In The SBR Forum">San Francisco is extremely profitable</a> at 18-2 since 2015 when there’s a posted total of 7.0 to 8.5, and Bumgarner is their starting pitcher.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Noteworthy Trends</strong><br />San Francisco is 7-2 in its last 9 games<br />Arizona is 2-11 during their previous 13 games<br />San Francisco is 30-15 in 2016 versus NL West teams in 2016<br />Arizona is 17-24 this year against the <a href="" target="_blank" title="NL West Winner &amp; MLB Futures Odds">NL West</a><br />San Francisco is 25-5 since 2015 as a money line home favorite of -175 to -250, and amassed a sizable +3.0 run per game differential<br />Madison Bumgarner is 4-0 under the total in his prior 4 starts versus Arizona, and gathered a 1.93 ERA during those outings<br />Arizona is 8-1 over the total in its last 9 games<br />San Francisco is 9-3-1 over total during their previous 13 games</p><p> </p><p><strong>Final Take and Pick</strong><br />Sometimes the best handicapping approach is to just keep things simple. San Francisco is hot and Arizona is not. The Giants will have an obvious decided edge tonight <a href="" target="_blank" title="MLB Betting: Importance Of Using ERA As A Measure Of A Pitcher's Effectiveness">in regards to starting pitching</a>. I like the home team to win this game by a lopsided margin for this <a href="" target="_blank" title="Experts Have Free MLB Picks Daily At SBR">MLB pick</a>.</p><p><strong>Free MLB Pick:</strong>  Giants -1½ -107<br /><strong>Best Line Offered:</strong> <a href=";book=GT Bets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Toip Rated At Sportsbook Review">at GTbets</a></p><p>[/]{"component":"oddswidget", "eventId":2993017, "sportsbooksIds":[1602,180,1275,169,93], "LineTypeId":1, "PeriodTypeId":1 }[/]</p>
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