Yankees vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Yankees vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 2, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Yankees (1-1) host the San Francisco Giants (1-1) Sunday to close out a three-game series. The Yankees are favored (-145) to win the rubber match, which starts at 1:35 PM ET from Yankee Stadium.

New York’s Jhony Brito gets the start, and he’ll go against San Francisco’s Ross Stripling.

Yankees vs. Giants Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -145
  • Giants odds to win: +124
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 2, 2023
  • Time: 1:35 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 finished 92-56 in those games.

New York had a record of 74-41 when it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -145 or shorter last year (64.3%).

Last season, the Giants were the underdog 59 times and won 18, or 30.5%, of those games.

San Francisco had a record of 8-22, a 26.7% win rate, when it was set as the underdog by +124 or more by sportsbooks last season.

The Yankees played in 169 games with an over/under set, 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 baseball averaging 5.0 runs per game (807 total).

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

The club’s 8.6 strikeouts per game ranked 18th in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Yankees had a collective 9.1 K/9 last season, which ranked fifth in the majors.

New York had the third-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.31).

Giants Stats & Insights (2022)

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

San Francisco hit 183 homers last season, which ranked 12th in the majors.

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

San Francisco was one of the least disciplined teams at the plate last season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.0 strikeouts per game.

The Giants struck out 8.6 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 16th in MLB.

San Francisco had the 15th-ranked ERA (3.89) in the majors last season.

Yankees Key Players to Watch (2022)

Brito gets the call to start for the Yankees, his first of the season.

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 .345, 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)

Stripling will make his first start of the season for the Giants.

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 hit .214 with 31 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 61 walks.

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), Joey Bart: 10 Day IL (Back), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm)

Yankees vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Yankees 6, Giants 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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