Los Angeles Angels vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Angels vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 6/15/2024

The Los Angeles Angels (27-42) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (34-36) on Saturday, June 15th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. The Angels are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Angels. First pitch is set for 3:05 CT.

Angels vs Giants

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It was a high-scoring game in the most recent game of this Angels vs Giants series. Los Angeles went into the matchup as +129 underdogs and picked up an 8-6 win. Both teams scored one run in the first inning, and the Giants could only muster one more run in the 4th inning. As for the Angels, they scored three runs in the 2nd and added four more in the 8th.

Tyler Anderson only went 5 1/3 innings for the Angels but gave up just one run and picked up a win. Carlos Estevez closed things out. Spencer Howard had a rough outing for the Giants, giving up four earned runs in just 2 1/3 innings of work.

Heliot Ramos hit the game’s only home run while going 2/3 with three RBIs, but it came in a losing effort. Zach Neto hit a homer for the Angels, going 1/4 with two RBIs.

Heading into today’s road matchup vs. the Giants, the Angels are 27-42 overall, putting them 4th in the AL West. They trail the Mariners by 12.5 games in the division. So far, they are 5-7 in divisional games. The Angels have lost two straight series and have an overall series record of 5-16-1 this year.

The Angels have really struggled at home this year, going just 11-23. However, they have been better on the road at 16-19. So far, they have really struggled in day games, going 7-17 this year. As the underdog, the Angels are 26-38 compared to just 1-4 when favored. Los Angeles is 6-4 in their last 10 games overall.

When the Angels win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.4 runs per game. However, when they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -3.8 runs per game. Their overall run line record is 39-30, and they are 22-13 against the run line on the road. As the underdog, they are 39-25 against the run line.

The Los Angeles Angels are on the road today against the San Francisco Giants. The O/U line for the game is set at 8 runs, which is right on par with their season average of 9.2 runs per game. The Angels have gone over the total in 38 of their 68 games this season, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8 runs is 8-5-1. They have gone over the total in five straight games.

Patrick Sandoval Gets The Start For The Angels

Left-hander Patrick Sandoval is getting the start for the Angels today as he faces the Giants on the road. He has made 14 starts this season and has a record of 2-8 with an ERA of 5.23. Sandoval’s WHIP for the season is 1.47. In his 14 appearances, he has turned in four quality starts. Looking back at his last outing, Sandoval finished with a no-decision against the Astros, giving up five earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work. He has not won a game since 2020.

Angels Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Angels are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 20th in the league. They have been a bit better on the road, averaging 4.3 runs per game. As a team, the Angels are batting .240, and their team on-base percentage of .305 is also below the league average. The Angels have the 8th most home runs in the league but are just 11th in slugging percentage.

Taylor Ward and Jo Adell come into the game tied for the team lead with 12 homers apiece. Ward is batting .246 overall and has driven in 36 runs, which is the best mark on the team. Mike Trout is just 11th in the league in home runs, but he is 2nd on the team with 10 homers.

With an overall record of 34-36, the Giants are 4th in the NL West, 8.5 games behind the Dodgers for the division lead. So far, they have gone 13-13 in divisional matchups. The Giants are looking to bounce back in game two of their series vs. the Angels after dropping the first game.

At home, the Giants have gone 19-16 this season compared to 15-20 on the road. As the favorite, San Francisco has put together a mark of 20-16 and 14-20 as the underdog. They have also been good as the home favorite, going 14-10 this year. The Giants’ overall series record is 12-8-2, and they have won two straight series.

When the Giants win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.3 runs. However, when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.9 runs. Overall, their run line record is 34-36, with a run line record of 15-20 at home and 19-16 on the road.

San Francisco’s combined run average is 9.0, and the Giants have gone over the over/under line in 37 of their 68 games this season. The over/under line for today’s game against the Angels is set at 8 runs, and the Giants have gone over the line in eight of the 17 games that have had an over/under line of 8 runs. The over has hit in two straight games for the Giants.

Keaton Winn Gets The Start For The Giants

The Giants are sending Keaton Winn to the mound today vs. the Angels, and he will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Rangers. In that start, he took the loss, going 4 1/3 innings and giving up seven earned runs, seven hits, two walks, and a home run. Looking back over his last four starts, Winn has given up at least one homer in each outing. His ERA for the season is 6.94, along with a record of 3-7. Opposing batters have a batting average of .251 vs. Winn this season.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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San Francisco’s offense is averaging 4.3 runs per game this season, which is 17th in the league. They have been a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 4.5 runs per game. The Giants are also 11th in team batting average at .245. San Francisco’s offense doesn’t have a lot of power this season, as they are 18th in home runs and have a collective ISO of .134.

Thairo Estrada and Matt Chapman are tied for the team lead with eight home runs apiece, with Michael Conforto also having eight homers this season. Estrada comes into the game leading the Giants with 33 RBIs, while Conforto and Mike Yastrzemski are 4th and 3rd on the team in RBIs, respectively. Heliot Ramos is batting .314 this season and has also gone deep seven times.

Angels vs Giants Prediction

Our prediction for this Angels vs. Giants matchup is to take the Giants on the money line at -145. We have the Giants winning this one by a final score of 5-4. With the over/under sitting at 8 runs, you could look to take the over, as we have this one finishing with a combined nine runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Patrick Sandoval is projected to finish with six strikeouts, while Keaton Winn is projected to finish with five. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could look to pair the Giants with Sandoval to finish with more strikeouts than Winn.

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