Mets vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 23, 2023

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Mets vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 23, 2023

MLB Predictions

The New York Mets (14-8) are favorites (-120) on the moneyline when they take on the San Francisco Giants (7-13) Sunday at 7:10 PM ET, live on ESPN.

New York’s Tylor Megill gets the start, and he’ll go against San Francisco’s Ross Stripling.

Mets vs. Giants Odds

  • Mets odds to win: -120
  • Giants odds to win: +100
  • Spread: Mets -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 23, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN

Who Will Win Mets vs. Giants?

Mets and Giants Betting Trends

The Mets have won 11 of the 15 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (73.3%).

New York has a 10-3 record (winning 76.9% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -120 or shorter.

The Giants have entered the game as underdogs 13 times this season and won five, or 38.5%, of those games.

San Francisco is 4-7 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +100 or more on the moneyline.

The Mets have played in 22 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-12-0).

The Giants’ games have gone over the total in 11 of their 20 chances.

Mets Stats & Insights

The Mets score the eighth-most runs in baseball (108 total, 4.9 per game).

New York averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 13th in MLB action with 25 total home runs .

The Mets’ .242 batting average ranks 16th in the majors.

New York’s hitters strike out 7.1 times per game, the second-fewest strikeouts in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Mets has a collective 8.8 K/9, which ranks 18th in the majors.

New York’s 4.10 team ERA ranks 13th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants have scored 90 runs (4.5 per game) this season, which ranks 21st in MLB.

San Francisco has hit 32 homers this season, which ranks third in the majors.

The Giants rank 20th in MLB with a .235 team batting average.

San Francisco ranks 28th in strikeouts per game (10.8) among MLB offenses.

The Giants average 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, sixth-most in the league.

San Francisco has the 21st-ranked ERA (4.77) in the majors this season.

Mets Key Players to Watch

Megill (3-1 with a 3.00 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 21 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Mets, his fifth of the season.

Pete Alonso leads New York in home runs with 10 and runs batted in with 23.

Brandon Nimmo is batting .368 to lead New York this season.

Francisco Lindor has collected 18 base hits, an OBP of .337 and a slugging percentage of .463 this season.

Jeff McNeil has collected 22 hits this season and has an OBP of .415. He’s slugging .403 on the year.

Giants Key Players to Watch

The Giants’ Stripling will make his second start of the season.

Thairo Estrada has a team-high batting average of .329.

Wilmer Flores is hitting .295 with three doubles, three home runs and four walks.

Mike Yastrzemski leads the Giants with four home runs.

J.D. Davis has hit four home runs with 13 RBI. Both lead his team.

Mets and Giants Injuries

Mets: Tim Locastro: 10 Day IL (Back spasms), Omar Narváez: 10 Day IL (Calf), Justin Verlander: 15 Day IL (Teres major), Carlos Carrasco: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Stephen Nogosek: 15 Day IL (Elbow), 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)

Giants: 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)

Mets vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Mets 6, Giants 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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    Matt is from the Chicagoland area and has been working in Chicago sports since 2015 with stops at WGN Radio, the Chicago Blackhawks, Stadium, and NBC Sports Chicago prior to landing at Betsperts. Matt covers just about everything for Betsperts and Bleacher Nation but focuses on the NHL and college football.