Yankees vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, March 30, 2023

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Yankees vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 30, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Yankees begin their season as -175 favorites in a home tilt against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday at 1:05 PM ET, live on YES.

New York’s Gerrit Cole and San Francisco’s Logan Webb have been named the starters for this contest.

Yankees vs. Giants Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -175
  • Giants odds to win: +150
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 6.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Time: 1:05 PM ET
  • TV: YES

Who Will Win Yankees vs. Giants?

Yankees and Giants Betting Trends (2022)

The Yankees were the moneyline favorite 148 total times last season. They went 92-56 in those games.

New York had a record of 53-20 when it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -175 or shorter last year (72.6%).

The Giants were underdogs in 59 games last season and won 18 (30.5%) of those contests.

Last season, San Francisco won six of its 16 games, or 37.5%, when it was the underdog by at least +150 on the moneyline.

The Yankees played in 169 games with a set over/under, and combined with their opponents to go over the total 78 times (78-85-6).

The Giants and their opponents hit the over in 78 of their 162 games with a total last season.

Yankees Stats & Insights (2022)

Last season the Yankees were the second-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging five runs per game (807 total).

The New York Yankees hit a league-leading 254 home runs last season, averaging 1.6 per game.

The Yankees had the 15th-ranked batting average in MLB (.241).

The team struck out 8.6 times per game, the No. 18 mark in the majors.

The Yankees pitching staff ranked fifth in the majors last season with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

New York’s 3.31 team ERA ranked third among all MLB pitching staffs.

Giants Stats & Insights (2022)

The Giants ranked 11th in the majors with 716 total runs scored last season.

San Francisco’s 183 home runs ranked 12th in Major League Baseball.

The Giants had a team batting average of .234 last season, which ranked 22nd among MLB teams.

San Francisco was one of the least disciplined teams at the plate last season, ranking 26th with an average of nine strikeouts per game.

The Giants averaged the 16th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.6) in the big leagues last season.

San Francisco pitched to a 3.89 last season, which ranked 15th in baseball.

Yankees Key Players to Watch (2022)

Cole will make his first start of the season for the Yankees.

Last season, Aaron Judge had a .311 batting average with 62 home runs and 131 RBI.

Anthony Rizzo collected 104 hits, posted an OBP of .338, and a .480 SLG.

Gleyber Torres finished last season with 24 home runs, 76 RBI and a batting average of .255.

DJ LeMahieu collected 122 hits, posted an OBP of .357 and a .377 SLG.

Giants Key Players to Watch (2022)

Webb gets the nod for the Giants and will make his first start of the season.

Wilmer Flores drove in 71 runs last season while batting .229.

Thairo Estrada had a .260 batting average with 127 hits.

Joc Pederson launched 23 home runs while slugging .521 last season.

Mike Yastrzemski had 31 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 61 walks while batting .214.

Yankees and Giants Injuries

Yankees: Harrison Bader: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Tommy Kahnle: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Lou Trivino: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Giants: Mitch Haniger: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Luke Jackson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm)

Yankees vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Giants 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 6.5 runs
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