San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 5, 2024

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Jun 5, 2024 6:12 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks, leading the current series 2-0, look to extend their advantage on Wednesday, June 5th at 3:40 PM at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks, with a 15-15 home record, will aim to capitalize on the struggling Giants' 12-19 road record. The Giants will need to regroup and overcome their recent struggles to even the series against their NL West rivals.
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Giants vs Diamondbacks starting pitchers

  • Jordan Montgomery for Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Jordan Hicks for San Francisco Giants

Giants vs Diamondbacks statistics

Stat Giants Diamondbacks
Hits 512 (8th) 506 (9th)
Batting Average .246 (10th) .246 (11th)
Runs Batted In 251 (Tied-14th) 271 (8th)
Runs 264 (Tied-13th) 286 (8th)
Home Runs 56 (23rd) 57 (Tied-20th)
Walks 192 (15th) 196 (10th)
Stolen Bases 19 (30th) 31 (Tied-23rd)
Strikeouts 490 (18th) 487 (20th)
Pitches 9073 (9th) 8993 (12th)

Arizona Diamondbacks recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/4/24 vs San Francisco Giants W 8-5
6/3/24 vs San Francisco Giants W 4-2
6/2/24 @ New York Mets W 5-4
6/1/24 @ New York Mets W 10-5
5/31/24 @ New York Mets L 10-9

San Francisco Giants recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/4/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 8-5
6/3/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 4-2
6/2/24 vs New York Yankees L 7-5
6/1/24 vs New York Yankees L 7-3
5/31/24 vs New York Yankees L 6-2

Giants vs Diamondbacks predictions

Heading into the matchup at Chase Field, the San Francisco Giants have some interesting prospects to consider. Matt Chapman, a known powerhouse at the plate, is projected to maintain his momentum, aiming for a game where he could easily drive in a run and possibly send one over the fence. Meanwhile, Thairo Estrada, who's been hitting consistently, might rack up a few hits and anchor the infield. On the mound, Jordan Hicks could be pivotal. His ability to strike batters out consistently will be crucial against the aggressive Diamondbacks lineup. If he can maintain control and minimize his walks, Hicks should be in for an effective outing.

Switching gears to the home team, the Arizona Diamondbacks have their game-changers too. Ketel Marte, who's been swinging a hot bat, will be key in igniting the D-backs' offense. His ability to get on base and drive in crucial runs could spell trouble for the Giants. Another player to watch is Corbin Carroll, whose speed and ability to get on base frequently can turn the tides with his baserunning alone. Pitching for Arizona, Jordan Montgomery will need to tighten up his game and focus on lowering his WHIP if he hopes to counteract the Giants' hitters. A solid start from him could really set the tone for Arizona.

Considering the current dynamics and the players highlighted, the prediction leans towards a tight competition. Both teams have their strengths that could potentially offset each other. However, with the Arizona Diamondbacks playing at home and having a slight offensive advantage in terms of runs scored this season, they might just have the edge. Plus, their slightly better standing in running in runs could be the little extra they need. It's shaping up to be an engaging game, but the nod goes to Arizona to take this one, likely by a narrow margin.

Arizona Diamondbacks injuries

  • Kevin Ginkel (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Josh Green (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Jose Castillo (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Geraldo Perdomo (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Miguel Castro (RP): 15-Day-IL

San Francisco Giants injuries

  • Austin Slater (RF): 7-Day IL
  • Cole Foster (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Landen Roupp (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Trevor Mcdonald (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Wade Meckler (OF): Day-To-Day

Giants vs Diamondbacks game info

Venue Chase Field
Location Phoenix, Arizona
First pitch Wed 3:40 PM
Temperature 96°
Chance of Rain 0%

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