Patrick Corbin (1-3, 4.12 ERA) and Jake Peavy (1-4, 8.47 ERA) take the hill in the third of a four-game series between the Arizona Diamondbacks (17-21) and the San Francisco Giants (20-18) at Chase Field. The Giants won the last game 3-1, and San Francisco leads the series 2-0. Action begins at 8:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, May. 14 and can be seen on FSAZ and KNTV.
Corbin pitched 7.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering zero runs, striking out five and walking one in a 5-3 win over the Braves. Jean Segura (.351, 19 Rs, 5 HRs, 18 RBIs, 5 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one RBI. Peavy went 5.0 innings, surrendering three runs, striking out six and walking five in a 3-1 defeat to the Blue Jays in his most recent start. Hunter Pence (.289, 19 Rs, 5 HRs, 27 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday.
The odds for Arizona and San Francisco are Diamondbacks -130, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 9.5.
The Diamondbacks lead the season series, 4-2.
Predictions: SU Winner - ARI
The Diamondbacks hold a 10-11 record this season against teams in the NL West Division. The Giants' record in these matchups is 12-11.
Having scored one run in their last game, the Diamondbacks are going to have to step it up if they want to win this matchup. The Giants have a 7-0 record in games where opponents scored one run or less.
It looks like the Giants have a slight leg up on the Diamondbacks, as the Giants have won their last three games while the Diamondbacks have lost their last three.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 11-5. The Giants have a 14-0 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking sixth in runs, Arizona has earned 171 this season. San Francisco ranks fifth with 174 runs.
Ranking 14th, Arizona is in the top half of the league in walks, notching 110 this season. San Francisco ranks in the top five at second with 153.
The Diamondbacks are 14-13 when they hit at least one home run. The Giants perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with a 12-9 record.