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The San Francisco Giants will square off against the New York Mets at Citi Field. This NL matchup will begin at 7:10 p.m. ET and SportsNet New York will televise the game.

San Francisco Giants at New York Mets Odds

New York (-160) is favored against San Francisco (+150) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this night game at 7.5 runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total stand at -105 for the over and -115 for the under. Gamblers can also bet on the game’s spread with the current runline odds sitting at -145 for the Giants +1.5 runs and +125 for the Mets -1.5.

The Giants have gone 62-65 SU this year and are 70-56 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 5.1 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 12.8 units ATS. The Mets, on the other hand, are 55-70 SU and 57-66 ATS. They’ve lost 17.5 units for moneyline bettors and 15.3 units ATS.

Mets games have an over/under record of 54-63-6 in 2018. San Francisco has also been a decent under bet with a total record of 56-65-5.

Casey Kelly will get the start for the visiting Giants. The right-handed Kelly (0-1, 1.69 ERA) has recorded five strikeouts in 10.2 innings so far. He has yet to face the Mets this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Mets will put the ball in the right hand of Noah Syndergaard (8-3, 3.40 ERA), who’s got 105 strikeouts and 21 walks as well as a 1.25 WHIP. Syndergaard did not record a start against the Giants in 2017.

New York’s pitching staff has given up 4.6 runs per game overall this season as a unit. Its starters have a 3.99 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.70 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 8.1 K/9.

New York’s hitters are putting up 4.2 runs per contest, including 7.7 per game over its last 10 games and 4.0 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .244/.284/.333 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Mets’ offense has 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 is .244/.288/.366 with six homers, 40 RBIs, 55 runs and 14 steals.

For the visitors, San Francisco’s pitching staff allowed 4.4 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.20 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.24 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.65, along with a K-per-9 of 8.66.

Giants hitters have slashed .246/.311/.381 on their way to 4.0 runs scored per game in 2018, including 2.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 2.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).

Right fielder Andrew McCutchen and shortstop Brandon Crawford continue to lead San Francisco’s offense. McCutchen is slashing .255/.353/.412 with 14 home runs, 53 RBIs, 62 runs and 11 steals, while Crawford is hitting .266/.336/.413 with 11 homers, 45 RBIs and 53 runs scored.

The Giants have gained 2.5 units and are 43-33 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in 32 of those games, compared to 41 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Mets have lost 11.3 units and are 43-49 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 41 of those games, compared to 46 which went under the total.

San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets Free Prediction

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

Betting Trends

  • The under has cashed in three of New York’s last seven games.
  • The Mets have won three of their last four games SU.
  • San Francisco has posted 16.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 16.6 over its last five.
  • The Giants have hit two home runs in their last 10 games. The Mets have hit 13 over their last 10.