Yankees vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 1, 2023

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Yankees vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 1, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Yankees (1-0) are set to take on the San Francisco Giants (0-1) Saturday at 4:05 PM ET, airing on FOX. The Yankees are listed as -140 favorites by oddsmakers, while the underdog Giants have +119 odds for the contest.

Clarke Schmidt gets the starting nod for New York while Alex Cobb is San Francisco’s starter for the contest.

Yankees vs. Giants Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -140
  • Giants odds to win: +119
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023
  • Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • TV: FOX

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.

In games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -140 or shorter last year, New York finished with a record of 75-42 (64.1%).

The Giants were underdogs 59 times last season and won 18, or 30.5%, of those games.

San Francisco had a record of 9-27, a 25% win rate, when it was set as the underdog by +119 or more by sportsbooks last season.

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 scored the second-most runs in baseball (807 total, 5.0 per game).

The New York Yankees averaged 1.6 home runs per game last season and hit an MLB-leading 254 home runs in total.

The Yankees’ .241 batting average ranked 15th in the majors.

The team’s 8.6 strikeouts per game ranked 18th in MLB.

The Yankees pitching staff was fifth in MLB last season with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

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

Giants Stats & Insights (2022)

The Giants scored the 11th-most runs in the league last season with 716 (4.4 per game).

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

The Giants ranked 22nd in MLB with a .234 team batting average.

San Francisco ranked 26th in strikeouts per game (9.0) among MLB offenses.

The Giants had an 8.6 K/9 last season as a pitching staff, which ranked 16th in the majors.

San Francisco pitchers had a combined ERA of 3.89 last year, which ranked 15th in MLB.

Yankees Key Players to Watch (2022)

Schmidt starts for the first time this season for the Yankees.

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

Anthony Rizzo hit .224 with an OBP of .345 and a slugging percentage of .480.

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

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

Giants Key Players to Watch (2022)

The Giants will send out Cobb for 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 hit 23 home runs last season while slugging .521.

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 -1
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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