Marlins vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, April 17, 2023

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Marlins vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, April 17, 2023

MLB Predictions

Two of the league’s top hitters will meet Monday when the Miami Marlins (8-8) and San Francisco Giants (5-9) take to the field at 6:40 PM ET, live on BSFL. Luis Arraez is batting .471 for the Marlins (-121 favorites on the moneyline) while Thairo Estrada leads the underdog Giants (+101) with a .365 average.

Jesus Luzardo starts for Miami while Logan Webb is San Francisco’s starter for the contest.

Marlins vs. Giants Odds

  • Marlins odds to win: -121
  • Giants odds to win: +101
  • Spread: Marlins -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, April 17, 2023
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV: BSFL

Who Will Win Marlins vs. Giants?

Marlins and Giants Betting Trends

The Marlins have won 50% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (3-3).

Miami has gone 3-2 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -121 or shorter (60% winning percentage).

The Giants have won four of the nine games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

San Francisco has a record of 4-5 in games where oddsmakers have it as underdogs of at least +101 on the moneyline.

In the 16 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Marlins, they have combined with opponents to go over the total six times (6-9-1).

The Giants and their opponents have gone over the total this season in nine of their 14 opportunities.

Marlins Stats & Insights

The Marlins have the No. 30 offense in MLB action scoring 3.1 runs per game (49 total runs).

Miami averages one home run per game to rank 16th in baseball with 16 total home runs .

The Marlins rank 16th in the majors with a .245 batting average.

Miami strikes out 8.7 times per game, the No. 16 mark in the majors.

The Marlins pitching staff is 24th in MLB with a collective 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings.

Miami’s 4.56 team ERA ranks 18th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants have scored the 20th-most runs in the league this season with 69 (4.9 per game).

San Francisco ranks fourth in Major League Baseball with 25 home runs.

The Giants have a team batting average of .247 this season, which ranks 15th among MLB teams.

San Francisco ranks last in strikeouts per game (11.1) among MLB offenses.

The Giants average 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, seventh-most in the league.

San Francisco pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.74 ERA this year, which ranks 20th in MLB.

Marlins Key Players to Watch

Luzardo gets the start for the Marlins, his fourth of the season. He is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 18 2/3 innings pitched.

Arraez leads Miami with a .471 batting average.

Jorge Soler leads Miami in home runs with four while driving in eight runs and slugging .558.

Garrett Cooper leads Miami in RBI with nine while batting .333 with three home runs.

Jon Berti has collected 12 hits this season and has an OBP of .269. He’s slugging .320 on the year.

Giants Key Players to Watch

The Giants will send Webb (0-3) to the mound for his fourth start this season.

Estrada leads the Giants with a team-high batting average of .365.

J.D. Davis’ four home runs and 13 RBI both pace his team.

Michael Conforto is batting .220 with three home runs and nine walks.

Mike Yastrzemski is batting .255 with four doubles, two home runs and two walks.

Marlins and Giants Injuries

Marlins: Joey Wendle: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Biceps), JT Chargois: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Tommy Nance: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Steven Okert: 15 Day IL (Adductor), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nic Enright: 60 Day IL (Illness), Avisaíl García: day-to-day (Wrist)

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)

Marlins vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Marlins 4, Giants 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 7.5 runs
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