Diamondbacks vs Giants Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 18

min read
MLB betting odds, predictions and betting odds for today's games
(AP Photo)
BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Aug 18, 2022, 3:35 PM
  • The Giants (59-58) are -150 favorites vs the Diamondbacks (54-63)
  • Diamondbacks starting pitcher: Zachary Gallen (8-2), 2.94 ERA
  • Giants starting pitcher: Logan Webb (11-5), 3.00 ERA
  • Watch the game on NBCS-BA

The Arizona Diamondbacks (+125) visit Oracle Park to take on the San Francisco Giants (-150) on Thursday, August 18, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 3:45pm EDT in San Francisco.

The Giants are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+140).

The Diamondbacks vs Giants Over/Under is 7 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Diamondbacks are 54-63 against the spread (ATS), while the Giants are 53-64 ATS.

Diamondbacks vs. Giants Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Diamondbacks+1.5 -165O 7 -110+125
Giants -1.5 +140U 7 -110-150

Diamondbacks vs Giants Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Giants will win Thursday‘s matchup with 65.1% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Diamondbacks and Giants and up-to-date player injuries.


Looking for a risk-free bet up to $1,000? Bet now on Giants vs Diamondbacks and all MLB games with BetMGM


Best Diamondbacks Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Diamondbacks players for Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Christian Walker has hit the Hits Under in 41 of his last 78 games (+20.05 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Christian Walker has hit the Singles Under in 37 of his last 53 away games (+14.05 Units / 18% ROI)
  • Geraldo Perdomo has hit the Singles Under in 21 of his last 26 away games (+13.50 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Josh Rojas has hit the Total Bases Under in 15 of his last 18 away games (+12.55 Units / 44% ROI)
  • Alek Thomas has hit the Hits Under in 16 of his last 21 games (+11.45 Units / 30% ROI)

Best Giants Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Giants players for Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Thairo Estrada has hit the Total Bases Over in 18 of his last 26 games (+12.95 Units / 37% ROI)
  • LaMonte Wade Jr has hit the Singles Under in 14 of his last 15 games at home (+12.55 Units / 45% ROI)
  • Joc Pederson has hit the Runs Under in 17 of his last 21 games (+10.35 Units / 31% ROI)
  • J.D. Davis has hit the Singles Over in 12 of his last 17 games at home (+10.05 Units / 59% ROI)
  • Joey Bart has hit the Singles Over in 8 of his last 12 games at home (+9.50 Units / 79% ROI)

Giants vs Diamondbacks Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brandon Belt 0.5 +450 0.5 -900
Brandon Crawford 0.5 +775 0.5 -3000
Evan Longoria 0.5 +425 0.5 -800
Joc Pederson 0.5 +425 0.5 -800
Joey Bart 0.5 +625 0.5 -1600

Giants vs Diamondbacks Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brandon Belt 0.5 -150 0.5 +105
Brandon Crawford 0.5 -150 0.5 +105
Evan Longoria 0.5 -190 0.5 +135
Joc Pederson 0.5 -200 0.5 +140
Joey Bart 0.5 -110 0.5 -125

Giants vs Diamondbacks RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brandon Belt 0.5 +185 0.5 -275
Brandon Crawford 0.5 +230 0.5 -350
Evan Longoria 0.5 +150 0.5 -225
Joc Pederson 0.5 +150 0.5 -225
Joey Bart 0.5 +240 0.5 -375

Giants vs Diamondbacks Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Logan Webb 4.5 -150 4.5 +105
Zac Gallen 5.5 -145 5.5 +100
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have covered the Run Line in 63 of their last 106 games (+18.40 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 28 of their last 39 games (+17.40 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 17 of their last 24 games (+10.10 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit the Game Total Under in 21 of their last 33 away games (+9.00 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit the Moneyline in 15 of their last 26 games (+4.65 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 31 of their last 54 games at home (+13.35 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the Game Total Under in 21 of their last 37 games at home (+7.50 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the Moneyline in 13 of their last 20 games at home (+4.45 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 8 of their last 11 games (+4.40 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 7 of their last 11 games (+1.95 Units / 9% ROI)

Diamondbacks Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Diamondbacks have gone 68-49 against the Run Line (+15.7 Units / 10.39% ROI).

  • 54-63 when betting on the Moneyline for -3.35 Units / -2.53% ROI
  • 51-61 when betting on the total runs Over for -15.9 Units / -12.41% ROI
  • 61-51 when betting on the total runs Under for +3.95 Units / 3.05% ROI

Giants Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Diamondbacks have gone 53-64 against the Run Line (-17.75 Units / -12.26% ROI).

  • 59-58 when betting on the Moneyline for -18.5 Units / -10.51% ROI
  • 56-54 when betting on the total runs Over for -3.45 Units / -2.7% ROI
  • 54-56 when betting on the total runs Under for -8.5 Units / -6.51% ROI

Zac Gallen has a strike rate of just 58% when ahead in the count (fourth lowest)– seventh Percentile and 73% when behind in the count this season (ninth highest among qualified SPs)– 85th Percentile.

Right-handed hitters have a miss rate of just 21% (102/494) against Zac Gallen this season — 7th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — 12th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 19% (30/161) against Zac Gallen on the first pitch of at-bats this season — tied for 4th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — ninth Percentile.

Opponents are hitting just .135 (35-for-259) against Zac Gallen with two-strikes this season — 10th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .160 — 84th Percentile.

Logan Webb: Giants Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Logan Webb has thrown low pitches 66% of the time (1,077/1,642) in non-two strike counts this season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 44% — 100th Percentile.

Logan Webb has thrown low pitches 63% of the time (1,373/2,181) vs left-handed batters since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 44% — 100th Percentile.

Logan Webb has thrown low pitches 62% of the time (1,970/3,200) in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 45% — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 59% (258/439) against Logan Webb this season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 43% — 98th Percentile.

Diamondbacks Keys to the Game vs. the Giants

The Diamondbacks are just 96-28 (.774) when leading entering the 7th inning since the 2020 season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .875.

The Diamondbacks are just 106-19 (.848) when leading entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .913.

The Diamondbacks are just 10-31 (.244) when tied entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Diamondbacks are just 39-9 (.812) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .885.

Giants Keys to the Game vs. the Diamondbacks

The Giants are just 6-13 (.316) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Giants are 6-45 (.118) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .089.

The Giants are 22-114 (.162) when trailing entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .087.

The Giants are 47-3 (.940) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 7th best in MLB; League Avg: .885.

The Diamondbacks are batting just .215 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .265.

Diamondbacks hitters have an OBP of just .285 (522 PA’s) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .325.

The Diamondbacks are batting just .150 against LHP this month (9 games) — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .238.

Diamondbacks hitters have an OPS of just .444 (68 PA’s) against LHP this month (9 games) — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .696.

The Giants are batting just .216 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .265.

The Giants have a winning percentage of 59% since the start of last season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

Giants hitters have an OPS of .715 (1,400 PA’s) in innings 7-9 this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .683.

Giants hitters have chased 27% of pitches out of the zone against LHP this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

Diamondbacks pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 18% in close and late situations this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

Diamondbacks pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 19% in close and late situations since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

The Diamondbacks pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in 62% of their games since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of just 41% against Diamondbacks pitchers since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 49% against Giants pitchers this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 47% against Giants pitchers since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Giants pitchers have walked 733 of 10,388 batters (7%) since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Giants pitchers have won 45% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings on the road since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

Giants vs. Diamondbacks Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • José Álvarez (Giants): Elbow, D60
  • Mauricio Llovera (Giants): Hip, D60
  • Colton Welker (Giants): Shoulder, D60
  • Evan Longoria (Giants): Hamstring, D10
  • Samuel Delaplane (Giants): Forearm, D60
  • Anthony DeSclafani (Giants): Ankle, D60
  • Keynan Middleton (Diamondbacks): Ankle, D15
  • Caleb Smith (Diamondbacks): Hand, D15
  • Tyler Gilbert (Diamondbacks): Elbow, D60
  • Kyle Nelson (Diamondbacks): Back, D15
  • Humberto Castellanos (Diamondbacks): Elbow, D60
  • Ketel Marte (Diamondbacks): Hamstring, Day-to-Day
  • Nicholas Ahmed (Diamondbacks): Shoulder, D60

Looking for a risk-free bet up to $1,000? Bet now on Giants vs Diamondbacks and all MLB games with BetMGM


Bet on MLB Odds at BetMGM

At BetMGM, you can bet online with updated MLB betting odds. And with live sports betting, the best online sports betting and mobile sports betting (with the BetMGM Sportsbook app) experiences are at BetMGM.

About the Author

BetMGM Betting

Read More @BETMGM

Our BetMGM betting authors are experts who focus on individual game matchups & player prop bets with an emphasis on betting odds, lines & predictions.

Our BetMGM betting authors are experts who focus on individual game matchups & player prop bets with an emphasis on betting odds, lines & predictions.