Marlins vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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Marlins vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 18, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Miami Marlins (9-8) are favored on the moneyline (-112) in Tuesday’s contest versus the San Francisco Giants (5-10). Game time is at 6:40 PM ET on BSFL. The Giants, with +154 odds, are favored against the spread (1.5).

Edward Cabrera takes the mound for Miami while Alex Wood is San Francisco’s starter for the contest.

Marlins vs. Giants Odds

  • Marlins odds to win: -112
  • Giants odds to win: -107
  • Spread: Giants -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV: BSFL

Who Will Win Marlins vs. Giants?

Marlins and Giants Betting Trends

The Marlins have been favored on the moneyline seven total times this season. They’ve gone 4-3 in those games.

Miami has gone 4-3 (winning 57.1% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -112 or shorter.

This season, the Giants have been the underdog 10 times and won four of those games.

San Francisco has a record of 4-6 in games where bookmakers have it as underdogs of at least -107 on the moneyline.

The Marlins have played in 17 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total six times (6-10-1).

So far this season, the Giants and their opponents have hit the over in nine of their 15 games with a total.

Marlins Stats & Insights

The Marlins are the second-lowest scoring team in MLB action averaging 3.1 runs per game (53 total).

Miami averages one home run per game to rank 18th in MLB play with 17 total home runs .

The Marlins’ .248 batting average ranks 15th in the majors.

Miami strikes out 8.5 times per game, the No. 15 mark in baseball.

The 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Marlins pitching staff ranks 21st in MLB.

Miami has a 4.47 team ERA that ranks 18th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants have scored 72 runs (4.8 per game) this season, which ranks 21st in MLB.

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

The Giants’ .246 batting average ranks 16th in the league this season.

San Francisco ranks last in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 11 whiffs per contest.

The Giants average 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, eighth-most in the league.

San Francisco has the 19th-ranked ERA (4.73) in the majors this season.

Marlins Key Players to Watch

Cabrera (0-1) gets the starting nod for the Marlins in his fourth start of the season. He has a 4.63 ERA in 11 2/3 innings pitched, with 10 strikeouts.

Luis Arraez leads Miami with a .455 batting average.

Jorge Soler leads Miami in home runs with five and runs batted in with 10.

Garrett Cooper has 19 hits this season and a slash line of .328/.361/.534.

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’ Wood will make his third start of the season.

Thairo Estrada leads the Giants with a team-high batting average of .339.

J.D. Davis has put his power on display as he paces his team with four home runs and 13 runs batted in.

David Villar is batting .191 with two doubles, three home runs and six walks.

Wilmer Flores is hitting .317 with two doubles, two home runs and three 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)

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 6, Giants 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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