Giants vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 15, 2023

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Giants vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 15, 2023

MLB Predictions

The San Francisco Giants (5-8), led by the red-hot Thairo Estrada and his two-game homer streak, are -149 favorites to pick up a win over the Detroit Tigers (4-9) Saturday at 1:10 PM ET, live from Comerica Park and broadcast on BSDET.

Anthony DeSclafani gets the starting nod for San Francisco while Michael Lorenzen is Detroit’s starter for the contest.

Giants vs. Tigers Odds

  • Giants odds to win: -149
  • Tigers odds to win: +130
  • Spread: Giants -1.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023
  • Time: 1:10 PM ET

Who Will Win Giants vs. Tigers?

Giants and Tigers Betting Trends

The Giants have won 25% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (1-3).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -149 or shorter, San Francisco has a record of 1-2 (33.3%).

This season, the Tigers have won four out of the 13 games, or 30.8%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Detroit is 3-6 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +130 or more on the moneyline.

The Giants have played in 13 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total eight times (8-5-0).

The Tigers and their opponents have hit the over in eight of their 13 games with a total this season.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants rank 15th in runs scored with 63, 4.8 per game.

San Francisco averages 1.8 home runs per game to rank third in baseball with 23 total home runs.

The Giants have the 12th-ranked batting average in the majors (.251).

San Francisco’s hitters strike out 11.1 times per game, the most in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Giants has a collective 9.8 K/9, the fifth-best in the majors.

San Francisco’s 4.77 team ERA ranks 19th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking last with just 43 total runs (3.3 per game) this season.

Detroit has hit just nine homers this season, which ranks 28th in the majors.

The Tigers have a team batting average of just .204 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.

Detroit ranks 27th in strikeouts per game (10.4) among MLB offenses.

The Tigers strike out just 7.1 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in MLB.

Detroit has pitched to a 5.97 ERA this season, which ranks 29th in baseball.

Giants Key Players to Watch

DeSclafani (1-0) gets the start for the Giants, his third of the season.

Estrada leads San Francisco in homers with three while also maintaining a team-best .370 batting average.

J.D. Davis leads San Francisco in home runs with three and runs batted in with 10.

Michael Conforto is slugging .450 this season, with a team-high three home runs. He’s also collected six RBI.

Mike Yastrzemski has collected 13 hits this season and has an OBP of .288. He’s slugging .460 on the year.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

Lorenzen has been named the starter for the Tigers and will make his first start this season.

Nick Maton paces the Tigers in home runs (three) and runs batted in (nine).

Riley Greene is batting .231 with two triples, a home run and four walks.

Spencer Torkelson has three doubles, a home run and a walk while batting .216.

Matt Vierling’s .256 batting average is a team-high mark.

Giants and Tigers Injuries

Giants: Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Mitch Haniger: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm), Bryce Johnson: 7 Day IL (Concussion)

Tigers: Austin Meadows: 10 Day IL (Anxiety), Matt Manning: 15 Day IL (Foot), Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Michael Lorenzen: 15 Day IL (Groin), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Giants vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Giants 6, Tigers 5
  • Total Prediction: Under runs
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