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Free pick from Joe Duffy’s Picks:
SAN FRANCISCO (GAUSMAN -124) Houston (Valdez)
The Giants were underdogs in three straight games but are now favorites. Oddsmakers tell you a team has their best chance to win a game in recent play is 2049-1150 for +378.48 units and 7.4 ROI. It also does very well on the runline. Framber Valdez has been lit for 11 ER, plus an unearned last 22 1/3 IP.
Kevin Gausman is 8-1 +8.5 units versus opponent with a winning record. His ERA for the season is 2.21 with .910 WHIP, including .841 at home. Current Giants are hitting just.143 to him
Giants 22-8 for 15.3 units if they hit .225 or less over last five games and 24-7 against teams averaging 1.25 or more HRs per game +18.5 units.
Backing said starting pitchers:
Carlos Carrasco in night games is 3-11 -13.3 units last 3 years
Kevin Gausman is 8-1 +8.5 units versus opponent with a winning record
Matt Harvey 15-28 -21 units after allowing 2 or fewer ER in 2 straight games
Patrick Sandoval 4-14 last 3 years -12.6 units versus strands 6.9 or more runners per game
Chris Bassitt 20-5 +13.3 as favorites last 2 years
Jameson Tallion 18-6 road off a loss since ‘97