Giants vs. Mets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Giants vs. Mets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Mets (13-7) roll into Saturday’s matchup with the San Francisco Giants (6-12) looking to extend a three-game winning streak. The contest starts at 4:05 PM ET on FOX with the Giants listed as -133 favorites on the moneyline to stop the Mets’ streak.

Logan Webb starts for San Francisco while David Peterson is New York’s starter for the contest.

Giants vs. Mets Odds

  • Giants odds to win: -133
  • Mets odds to win: +112
  • Spread: Giants -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • TV: FOX

Who Will Win Giants vs. Mets?

Giants and Mets Betting Trends

The Giants have been the moneyline favorite six total times this season. They’ve finished 1-5 in those games.

San Francisco has a record of 1-4 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -133 or shorter (20% winning percentage).

This season, the Mets have been the underdog six times and won three of those games.

New York has entered three games this season as the underdog by +112 or more and is 1-2 in those contests.

The Giants have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 10 times this season for a 10-9-0 record against the over/under.

Games involving the Mets have gone over the total set by bookmakers in nine of 21 chances this season.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants are the 22nd-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.6 runs per game (83 total).

San Francisco is third in baseball with 30 home runs. They average 1.7 per game.

The Giants have the 18th-ranked batting average in the majors (.238).

San Francisco strikes out 10.7 times per game, the fifth-worst mark in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Giants has a collective 9.5 K/9, the sixth-best in the majors.

San Francisco has a 4.69 team ERA that ranks 19th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Mets Stats & Insights

The Mets have scored 97 runs (4.9 per game) this season, which ranks 12th in MLB.

New York’s 23 home runs rank 12th in Major League Baseball.

The Mets rank 21st in MLB with a .234 team batting average.

New York is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking second with an average of 7.0 strikeouts per game.

The Mets have an 8.5 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 20th in the majors.

New York pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.14 ERA this year, which ranks 13th in MLB.

Giants Key Players to Watch

Webb makes the start for the Giants, his fifth of the season. He is 0-4 with a 6.08 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 23 2/3 innings pitched.

Thairo Estrada leads San Francisco with a .319 batting average. He’s also hit three homers and has six RBI.

Mike Yastrzemski’s four home runs are most among San Francisco batters. He’s driven in 10 runs this season while slugging .473.

J.D. Davis leads San Francisco in home runs (four) and runs batted in (13) this season while batting .306.

Michael Conforto’s four home runs are most among San Francisco batters. He’s driven in eight runs this season while slugging .478.

Mets Key Players to Watch

Peterson (1-2) will take the mound for the Mets, his fifth start of the season.

Pete Alonso leads the Mets in home runs (10) and runs batted in (23).

Brandon Nimmo has a club-high .375 batting average.

Francisco Lindor is batting .231 with eight doubles, four home runs and 11 walks.

Jeff McNeil has six doubles, a home run and 13 walks while hitting .288.

Giants and Mets Injuries

Giants: Joc Pederson: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Mitch Haniger: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Alex Wood: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), 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), Brandon Crawford: day-to-day (Ribs)

Mets: Omar Narváez: 10 Day IL (Calf), Tim Locastro: 10 Day IL (Back spasms), Stephen Nogosek: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Carrasco: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Verlander: 15 Day IL (Teres major), Stephen Ridings: 15 Day IL (Lat), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee), José Quintana: 60 Day IL (Rib), Starling Marte: day-to-day (Neck stiffness)

Giants vs. Mets Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Mets 6, Giants 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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