Giants vs Diamondbacks Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for May 14 (San Francisco's Offense Steps Up in Arizona)
By Larry Rupp
The San Francisco Giants (17-22) will aim to salvage a series split when they visit the Arizona Diamondbacks (22-18) in the final matchup of their four-game series on Sunday, May 14.
Giants vs Diamondbacks Game Info
- Date: Sunday, May 14, 2023
- Time: 4:10 p.m. ET
- Venue: Chase Field -- Phoenix, AZ
- Coverage: NBCSBA and BSAZ
The Giants opened up this series with a 6-2 win on Thursday, but the Diamondbacks have stormed back with back-to-back victories by final scores of 7-5 and 7-2. Offense has been the key to success for Arizona as outfielder Dominic Fletcher has excelled with 5 hits and 9 RBI over the last two games.
Giants vs Diamondbacks Odds & Spread
- All MLB betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Moneyline: SF: (-142) | ARI: (+120)
- Spread: SF: -1.5 (+118) | ARI: +1.5 (-142)
- Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-115) | Under: (-105)
The Giants enter this contest as road favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 4:10 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 8.5 runs with the over slightly favored at -115 odds.
Giants vs Diamondbacks Betting Trends
- San Francisco is 4-9 straight up in its last 13 away games.
- The total has hit the under in seven of San Francisco's last nine games on a Sunday.
- Arizona is 8-4 straight up in its last 12 home games against San Francisco.
- The total has hit the over in nine of Arizona's last 13 games.
Giants vs Diamondbacks Prediction & Pick
Both the Giants and Diamondbacks are expected to be in the running for a National League wild card spot this season, making this a tough divisional game to predict. There is one side that enters with a distinct advantage in the starting pitching competition, though, and that would be San Francisco.
The Giants are handing the ball to Logan Webb on Sunday, who has logged a solid 3.46 ERA and 1.15 WHIP across eight starts this season. More importantly, Webb has dominated the Diamondbacks in his career. He owns a 3-2 record to go along with a 2.65 ERA in six career starts against Arizona.
The Diamondbacks are countering a 24-year-old making his third career start in Prandon Pfaadt. Pfaadt has struggled since his promotion, giving up 13 earned runs on 16 hits and 3 walks in only 9.2 innings of work. I'll fade Arizona until the highly-praised prospect figures out what is going wrong.
Final Score Prediction: Giants: 6 | Diamondbacks: 4
Giants vs Diamondbacks Best Bet
I mentioned it above, but it's worth mentioning again here. Pfaadt has allowed at least 6 runs in each of his first two starts and is not getting batters to whiff on his pitches. That bodes well for a Giants offense that has tallied at least 5 runs in three of its last four contests. Even in the event that Pfaadt finds his rhythm, the Diamondbacks still only rank 26th in terms of bullpen ERA this season (4.69).
Bet: San Francisco Giants Over 4.5 Runs (-104)
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