New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants Betting Preview

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Jeff McNeil and the New York Mets will be taking on the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park in a Sunday showdown. SportsNet New York will be televising this NL matchup and the game is scheduled to get underway at 4:05 p.m. ET.

New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants Odds

Bookmakers have New York (+100) as the underdog to San Francisco (-110). If you’re thinking the game’s total is going to go below 8.5 runs, then Vegas is teeing up +105 odds to play the under. Playing the over will return -125 odds. There’s a runline of Mets +1.5 (-210) and Giants -1.5 (+175) for this matchup.

The Giants are 49-50 straight up (SU) and 53-45 against the spread (ATS). The team’s gained 12.6 units for moneyline bettors while earning 2.6 units ATS. San Francisco has covered the spread six times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Mets have gone 45-53 SU this year and are 46-51 against the spread. Overall, the club has lost 16.7 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 12.9 units ATS. New York has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven.

Giants games have an over/under record of 51-41-6 so far in 2019. New York has also been a great over bet with a total record of 53-36-8.

New York’s pitching staff allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starters own a 4.34 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 9.17 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 5.33, along with a WHIP of 1.28 and a K/9 of 9.34.

Mets hitters have slashed .255/.327/.432 on their way to 4.7 runs scored per game this season, including 5.3 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 6.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Outfielder Jeff McNeil and shortstop Amed Rosario have led New York’s hitters. McNeil is hitting .345/.403/.514 with nine home runs, 41 RBIs and 49 runs scored, while Rosario (.274/.313/.438) has produced 10 homers, 45 RBIs, 46 runs and 11 stolen bases.

For the home team, San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 4.9 runs per game overall this year. Its starting pitching staff has a 4.78 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.97 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.2 K/9.

The San Francisco offense is putting up 4.4 runs per contest, including 7.0 per game over its last 10 games and 5.4 per game over its last five. The team has hit .282/.342/.432 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that span.

Kevin Pillar and Brandon Belt have led the Giants’ hitters this year. Pillar is hitting .256/.286/.424 with 12 home runs, 52 RBIs, 49 runs and eight steals, while Belt’s line sits at .244/.362/.413 with 11 homers, 36 RBIs and 55 runs scored.

The Giants have lost 1.9 units and are 14-14 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 15 of those games, compared to 12 that’ve hit the under against lefties.

Mets at Giants MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • New York has recorded 21 extra-base hits over its last five games. San Francisco has 19 XBH over its last five.
  • San Francisco has posted 29.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 28.6 over its last five.
  • The Mets have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.