Giants vs. Diamondbacks Prediction, Computer Picks, Odds & Pitching Matchup 7/5/2022

by | Jul 5, 2022

The San Francisco Giants (40-38) hope to avoid their sixth straight defeat when they visit the Arizona Diamondbacks (36-44) Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET. The Giants are listed as -160 favorites to snap their losing skid, while the Diamondbacks are +140 underdogs. San Francisco’s Alex Wood and Arizona’s Tyler Gilbert have been named the starters for this contest.

Giants vs. Diamondbacks Spread and Betting Line

Giants vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Giants -160 +140 10 -105 -115 -1.5 -110 -110

Computer Predictions for Giants vs. Diamondbacks

Our best bet is the Diamondbacks on the moneyline at +140 after looking at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will under the total of 10 runs.

Our computer pick: Arizona Diamondbacks (+140) and Under (10)

Giants vs. Diamondbacks Game Info

  • San Francisco Giants probable starting pitcher: Alex Wood
  • Arizona Diamondbacks probable starting pitcher: Tyler Gilbert
  • Game Day: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Stadium: Chase Field

San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pitching Matchup

Wood Gilbert
15 GS 0
5-7 W-L 0-0
5.03 ERA
73.1 IP 0
20 BB 0
71 SO 0

Giants Starter Alex Wood

  • Wood (5-7 with a 5.03 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 73 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Giants, his 16th of the season.
  • In his most recent outing on Wednesday against the Detroit Tigers, the lefty went 5 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • The 31-year-old has put up an ERA of 5.03, with 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings, in 15 games this season. Opponents are batting .280 against him.
  • Wood is looking to pick up his third quality start of the year.
  • Wood will try to record his 12th outing of five or more innings pitched this season. He’s averaging 4.3 innings per appearance.
  • The opposing Diamondbacks offense has a collective .218 batting average, and is 28th in the league with 574 total hits and 19th in MLB action with 337 runs scored. It has the 20th-ranked slugging percentage (.380) and ranks 11th in home runs (94) in all of MLB.

Diamondbacks Starter Tyler Gilbert

  • Gilbert gets the nod for the Diamondbacks and will make his first start of the season.
  • This will be the first start of the season for the 28-year-old left-hander, who has not made an appearance on the mound in over a season.
  • The Giants have scored 368 runs this season, which ranks 11th in MLB. They have 615 hits, 26th in baseball, with 92 home runs (12th in the league).

Giants Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Giants have been favorites in 60 games this season and won 33 (55%) of those contests.
  • San Francisco has entered 27 games this season favored by -160 or more and is 14-13 in those contests.
  • The Giants have a 61.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • San Francisco and its opponents have hit the over in 38 of their 79 games with a total this season.
  • The Giants are 37-41-0 against the spread this season.

Diamondbacks Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Diamondbacks have been chosen as underdogs in 68 games this year and have walked away with the win 30 times (44.1%) in those games.
  • Arizona has a mark of 11-20 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +140 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Diamondbacks have an implied victory probability of 41.7% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Arizona’s games have gone over the total in 39 of their 85 opportunities.
  • The Diamondbacks have an against the spread record of 47-38-0 in 85 games with a line this season.

Giants Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Wilmer Flores is the Giants RBI leader this season, driving in 41 runs to go with his nine home runs and .242 batting average.
  • Flores is 85th in home runs and 45th in RBI among all batters in MLB.
  • Joc Pederson has shown off his power as he leads his team with 17 home runs.
  • Mike Yastrzemski is batting .236 with 17 doubles, eight home runs and 35 walks.
  • Darin Ruf is batting .220 with nine doubles, six home runs and 34 walks.
Wilmer Flores 73 .242 .331 .405 9 41 61
Joc Pederson 69 .278 .348 .576 17 40 57
Mike Yastrzemski 69 .236 .338 .412 8 32 55
Darin Ruf 69 .220 .335 .344 6 28 48
Evan Longoria 43 .248 .333 .465 8 18 32

Diamondbacks Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Christian Walker paces the Diamondbacks with 21 long balls and runs batted in, driving in 42.
  • Among all hitters in the big leagues, Walker is eighth in home runs and 42nd in RBI.
  • Ketel Marte’s .263 batting average leads his team.
  • Marte is 179th in home runs and 162nd in RBI among all major league hitters this year.
  • Daulton Varsho has 14 doubles, 11 home runs and 19 walks while batting .242.
  • David Peralta is batting .251 with 16 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 23 walks.
Christian Walker 78 .204 .312 .478 21 42 56
Ketel Marte 71 .263 .348 .424 5 25 67
Daulton Varsho 73 .242 .301 .416 11 38 65
David Peralta 69 .251 .320 .476 11 35 57
Alek Thomas 50 .251 .310 .427 7 19 43

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