Houston Astros vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Astros vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 6/10/2024

The Houston Astros (30-36) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (32-34) on Monday, June 10th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. Both the Astros and Giants are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 8:45 CT.

Astros vs Giants

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Houston closed out their series vs. the Angels with a 9-7 loss. Heading into the game, the Astros were the heavy favorite at -150 on the money line. Things started off well for the Astros, as they got on the board with three runs in the 3rd inning but gave up the lead right away as the Angels scored three times in the bottom of the 3rd.

Justin Verlander had a rough outing, giving up four earned runs on seven hits and issuing three walks. The Astros also wasted a big game from Jose Altuve, who went 4/5 with a homer and three RBIs.

Houston is 3rd in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by 6.5 games. Overall, the Astros are 30-36 heading into today’s road matchup vs. the Giants. The Astros are 15-12 against other AL West teams.

The Astros won their series vs. the Angels and are 6-4 across their last 10 games. So far, they have gone 17-18 at home compared to 13-18 on the road. As the favorite, the Astros are 24-29 and 6-7 as the underdog. Houston’s overall series record is 10-10-1, and they have won two straight series.

When the Astros win, they win big, with an average run differential of 4.2 runs per game. However, they have struggled to cover the run line this season, going 28-38 overall. They have been especially poor as the favorite, going just 21-32 vs. the run line. On the road, they are 13-18 vs. the run line.

The Houston Astros are on the road today against the San Francisco Giants. The over/under line for the game is set at 8 runs. The combined run average for Astros games this season is 8.9 runs per game. Houston’s over/under record for the season is 24-39. The average over/under line for Astros games this season is 9 runs. When the line is set at 8 runs, Houston’s over/under record is 2-3-1. So far this season, 74.2% of Astros games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Spencer Arrighetti Gets The Start For The Astros

Houston is sending Spencer Arrighetti to the mound today vs. the Giants, and he comes in with a record of 3-5 and ERA of 5.79. Looking at his overall numbers, Arrighetti has made 10 starts, and opponents are batting .271 this year. In his 10 appearances, he has only turned in one quality start and is averaging 10.61 strikeouts per nine innings. Arrighetti’s most recent outing came vs. the Cardinals, where he went three innings, giving up one earned run, and finished with a no-decision. Before that, he had gone 6 innings without giving up an earned run.

Astros Offense Breakdown

Heading into today’s game, the Astros are 2nd in the league in batting average at .260 and are also one of the league’s top power-hitting teams, as they are 4th in home runs and have a collective slugging percentage of .421. Houston’s offense has been even better of late, as Alex Bregman has gone 13/34 in his last nine games, including four homers, and Yordan Alvarez is also on a tear, going 15/38 with four homers in his last 10 games.

Yordan Alvarez is 2nd on the team with 33 RBIs and is batting .292 for the season. Kyle Tucker is the team’s top power threat, as his 19 homers are 3rd in the MLB. He also leads the Astros in RBIs, with 40. Tucker is also batting .395, which is the best mark on the team.

The Giants will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Rangers with a 7-2 loss. San Francisco was the +135 underdog on the road going into this matchup. Things started off well for the Giants, as they got on the board with a run in the 3rd inning but gave up the lead right away as the Rangers scored three times in the bottom of the first.

San Francisco started Keaton Winn, and he took the loss, going just 4 1/3 innings, and giving up seven earned runs on six hits. The Giants also issued two walks and hit a batter. Mike Yastrzemski had only one hit, but it was a home run, and the Giants scored their other run on a single by Donovan Solano.

San Francisco is 32-34 overall and trail the Dodgers by 8.5 games in the NL West. So far, they are 13-13 against other teams in the NL West. The Giants will be at home today, hosting the Astros, and they are 4-6 as the home underdog this year.

The Giants have dropped four straight games at home, and they are 17-14 at home compared to 15-20 on the road. As the favorite, San Francisco has gone 19-14 this year and 13-20 as the underdog. San Francisco’s overall series record is 11-8-2, and they won their most recent series vs. the Rangers.

San Francisco has been a tough team to bet on this season, as they are 32-34 against the run line. They are 13-18 at home and 19-16 on the road. They have been a better bet as the underdog, going 18-15, compared to 14-19 as the favorite. They have lost four straight against the run line at home.

The Giants have played 64 games this season, and 32 of them have had over/under lines set at 8 runs or fewer. They have gone 7-6-1 in those games, and their over/under record for the season is 35-29. Their games have had an average of 9 runs scored per game, and the over/under line for today’s game against the Astros is set at 8 runs.

Kyle Harrison Gets The Start For The Giants

Giants starter Kyle Harrison will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Diamondbacks, as he finished with the loss and gave up three earned runs in six innings of work. In that outing, he gave up a total of four runs and eight hits. Looking back over his last four outings, Harrison has given up at least two home runs in three of them. Overall, he has allowed nine homers and is averaging 4.18 per nine innings. Harrison’s ERA for the season is 4.18, along with a record of 4-3. Opponents are batting .266 vs. Harrison this season.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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San Francisco’s offense is averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 18th in the league. They have been a bit better on the road, averaging 4.5 runs per contest. Overall, the Giants are batting .246, which is 9th in the league, and they are also near the top of the league in on-base percentage.

Thairo Estrada and Michael Conforto are tied for the team lead in home runs, with eight, and Estrada is also the Giants’ top hitter in terms of RBIs, with 32. Conforto is 5th on the team with 22 RBIs. Matt Chapman is batting just .240 this season, but his eight homers are tied for the team lead.

Astros vs Giants Prediction

At +100, the Giants are the team we recommend taking in this one, as we have them picking up a 6-5 win over the Astros. With the Giants coming in as the underdogs, there is some good value in taking them on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Kyle Harrison is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which would have him finishing eighth among all starters. As for Spencer Arrighetti, his projected strikeout total is six, which has him finishing in sixth.

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