New York Mets at San Francisco Giants Free Preview

Victor TrejosBaseball, MLB

The San Francisco Giants will be facing off against the New York Mets at Citi Field. The game gets underway 1:10 p.m. ET and SportsNet New York will televise this NL matchup.

San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets Odds

Vegas is listing San Francisco (+135) as the underdog to New York (-145). Bettors can gamble on the game’s total with odds posted at +105 for over 7 runs and -125 for under 7. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds standing at -160 for the Giants +1.5 runs and +140 for the Mets -1.5.

The Giants are 62-66 SU and have gone 70-57 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 4.1 units for moneyline bettors and 10.8 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven. The Mets, on the other hand, are 56-70 SU and 58-66 ATS. They’ve lost 16.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 13.6 units ATS. New York has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven.

Mets games have an over/under record of 55-63-6 in 2018. Giants games have gone under 65 times, gone over 57 times and pushed on five occasions.

The southpaw Madison Bumgarner will get the start for San Francisco. Bumgarner is 4-5 with a 3.05 ERA and 73 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Mets this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Mets are turning to righty Jacob deGrom (8-7, 1.71 ERA), who has 204 strikeouts and 36 walks to his name as well as a WHIP of 0.96. deGrom made two starts against the team in 2017, compiling a 1-0 record in 2017, putting together a 1-0 record with a 2.57 ERA and 18 strikeouts.

San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 4.4 runs per game and its starters own a 4.19 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.23 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.66, along with a K-per-9 of 8.66.

Giants hitters have slashed .246/.310/.380 on their way to 4.0 runs scored per game this season, including 2.8 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 2.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).

San Francisco’s hitters have been led by right fielder Andrew McCutchen and shortstop Brandon Crawford, who’ve collectively launched 25 home runs. McCutchen is hitting .255/.353/.412 with 14 home runs, 53 RBIs, 62 runs and 11 stolen bases, while Crawford (.264/.335/.411) has produced 11 homers, 45 RBIs and 53 runs scored.

For the home team, New York’s pitchers have allowed 4.5 runs per game overall in 2018. The team’s starters have an ERA of 3.98, a WHIP of 1.25 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.0. The bullpen has a 4.68 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 8.1 K/9.

The New York offense is putting up 4.2 runs per outing, including 7.4 per game over its last 10 games and 4.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .257/.295/.410 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that span.

The Mets’ hitters have been led by second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera and shortstop Amed Rosario. Cabrera is slashing .277/.329/.488 with 18 home runs, 58 RBIs and 48 runs scored, while Rosario’s line sits at .244/.288/.366 with six homers, 40 RBIs, 55 runs and 14 steals.

The Giants have gained 2.5 units and are 43-33 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 32 of those games, compared to 41 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Mets have lost 6.2 units and are 14-17 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 13 of those games, as opposed to 17 that’ve gone under.

San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets Free Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Mets, ATS Winner – Giants, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The under has hit in five of San Francisco’s last seven games.
  • The Giants have lost six of their last seven games SU while the Mets have won four of their last five.
  • San Francisco has recorded 16.8 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 16.2 over its last five.
  • The Giants have hit three home runs in their last 10 games, including two over their last five.