Phillies vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 17, 2023

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Phillies vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 17, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Philadelphia Phillies (20-22) stumble into Wednesday’s matchup with the San Francisco Giants (19-23) looking to break a three-game losing streak. The contest starts at 3:45 PM ET on NBCS-BA with the Phillies listed as -124 favorites to right the ship.

Philadelphia’s Taijuan Walker and San Francisco’s Ross Stripling have been named the starters for this contest.

Phillies vs. Giants Odds

  • Phillies odds to win: -124
  • Giants odds to win: +105
  • Spread: Phillies -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • Time: 3:45 PM ET

Who Will Win Phillies vs. Giants?

Phillies and Giants Betting Trends

The Phillies have won 15 of the 26 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (57.7%).

In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -124 or shorter, Philadelphia has a 12-8 record (winning 60% of its games).

The Giants have entered the game as underdogs 22 times this season and won 10, or 45.5%, of those games.

San Francisco is 6-10 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +105 or more on the moneyline.

In the 42 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Phillies, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 17 times (17-23-2).

So far this season, the Giants and their opponents have hit the over in 19 of their 42 games with a total.

Phillies Stats & Insights

The Phillies are the 21st-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.3 runs per game (179 total).

Philadelphia ranks 20th in MLB action with 44 total home runs.

The Phillies’ .262 batting average is sixth-best in the majors.

Philadelphia strikes out 9.1 times per game, the No. 21 average in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Phillies has a collective 9.4 K/9, the fifth-best in the majors.

Philadelphia has the 22nd-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.61).

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants have scored the 17th-most runs in the league this season with 183 (4.4 per game).

San Francisco has hit 63 homers this season, which ranks fifth in the majors.

The Giants have a team batting average of .242 this season, which ranks 16th among MLB teams.

San Francisco ranks 28th in strikeouts per game (9.7) among MLB offenses.

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

San Francisco has the 20th-ranked ERA (4.53) in the majors this season.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

Walker makes the start for the Phillies, his ninth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 5.75 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 40 2/3 innings pitched.

Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia in runs batted in with 31 and has a batting average of .271.

Nicholas Castellanos’ batting average of .305 leads all Philadelphia hitters this season.

Brandon Marsh has 34 hits this season and a slash line of .288/.408/.525.

Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia in home runs with 10 while driving in 19 runs and slugging .404.

Giants Key Players to Watch

Stripling (0-2) will take to the mound for the Giants and make his fifth start of the season.

Thairo Estrada leads the Giants with a team-best batting average of .309.

LaMonte Wade Jr is hitting .278 with four doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 28 walks.

Michael Conforto has launched a team-best eight homers.

J.D. Davis’ 22 runs batted in lead his team.

Phillies and Giants Injuries

Phillies: Cristian Pache: 10 Day IL (Knee), Darick Hall: 10 Day IL (Thumb), José Alvarado: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Noah Song: 15 Day IL (Back), Rafael Marchan: 60 Day IL (Hand), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)

Giants: Joc Pederson: 10 Day IL (Hand), Austin Slater: 10 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), Anthony DeSclafani: day-to-day (Toe)

Phillies vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Giants 6, Phillies 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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