Giants vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 16, 2023

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Giants vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 16, 2023

MLB Predictions

The San Francisco Giants (5-9), led by J.D. Davis on a two-game home run streak, are -151 favorites on the moneyline to defeat the Detroit Tigers (5-9). First pitch is set for 1:10 PM ET Sunday, live from Comerica Park and airing on MLB Network.

Logan Webb will get the ball for San Francisco while Detroit will counter with Matthew Boyd.

Giants vs. Tigers Odds

  • Giants odds to win: -151
  • Tigers odds to win: +129
  • Spread: Giants -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023
  • Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Giants vs. Tigers?

Giants and Tigers Betting Trends

The Giants have won one of the five games they were the moneyline favorite this season (20%).

When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -151 or shorter, San Francisco has gone 1-2 (33.3%).

This season, the Tigers have been the underdog 14 times and won five, or 35.7%, of those games.

Detroit has a record of 4-6, a 40% win rate, when it’s set as an underdog of +129 or more by sportsbooks this season.

The Giants have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 14 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in nine of those games (9-5-0).

Games involving the Tigers have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in nine of 14 chances this season.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants rank 16th in runs scored with 69, 4.9 per game.

San Francisco averages 1.8 home runs per game to rank third in baseball with 25 total home runs.

The Giants’ .247 batting average ranks 16th in the majors.

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

The 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Giants pitching staff ranks seventh in MLB.

San Francisco has a 4.74 team ERA that ranks 20th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers have scored the 28th-most runs in the league this season with just 50 (3.6 per game).

Detroit has hit just 10 homers this season, which ranks 28th in the majors.

The Tigers rank last in MLB with a team batting average of just .208.

Detroit ranks just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 10.1 whiffs per contest.

The Tigers have a 7.3 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 28th in baseball.

Detroit pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.88 ERA this year, which ranks 29th in MLB.

Giants Key Players to Watch

Webb gets the start for the Giants, his fourth of the season. He is 0-3 with a 6.35 ERA and 22 strikeouts through 17 2/3 innings pitched.

Thairo Estrada leads San Francisco with a .365 batting average. He’s also hit three homers and has six RBI.

Davis is batting .341 this season with a team-high four home runs and 13 RBI.

Mike Yastrzemski has 14 hits this season and a slash line of .255/.281/.436.

Michael Conforto is batting .220 with an OBP of .373 and a slugging percentage of .439 this season.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers’ Boyd will make his third start of the season.

Nick Maton has put up a team-best three home runs and nine runs batted in.

Spencer Torkelson has three doubles, a home run and a walk while hitting .214.

Kerry Carpenter is batting .212 with three doubles, two home runs and four walks.

Riley Greene has two triples, a home run and five walks while batting .232.

Giants and Tigers Injuries

Giants: Joc Pederson: 10 Day IL (Wrist), 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), Michael Conforto: day-to-day (Calf)

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

Giants vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Tigers 6, Giants 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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