Houston Astros vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Astros vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 6/11/2024

The Houston Astros (30-37) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (33-34) on Tuesday, June 11th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on None. The Giants are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Astros are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Giants. First pitch is set for 8:45 CT.

Astros vs Giants

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Thanks to a two-run 10th inning for the Giants’ offense, they picked up a 4-3 win over the Astros in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the Giants were at -102 on the money line.

The starting pitching matchup for this game featured Spencer Arrighetti for the Astros, and he went just 5 2/3 innings while giving up one run and took the loss. Kyle Harrison put together a good outing for the Giants, getting the win after going 6 1/3 innings and giving up one earned run.

San Francisco got on the board first in this game, scoring one run in the 6th inning. The Astros didn’t get on the board until the 7th, scoring one run to tie the game. Houston took the lead with two runs in the 10th, but the Giants rallied with three in the bottom half to pick up the win.

Houston is on the road today, looking to pick up a win vs. the Giants and snap a two-game losing streak. The Astros are 3rd in the AL West at 30-37, 7.5 games behind the Mariners for the division lead. So far, they have gone 15-12 in divisional matchups.

This season, the Astros have really struggled as the favorite, going 24-30. As for their record as the underdog, they are 6-7 this season. At home, the Astros are 17-18 compared to 13-19 on the road. Houston’s overall series record is 10-10-1, and they have won two straight series.

When the Astros are on the road, they are a good bet to cover the run line, going 15-20. Their average run margin in road games is -0.7, and they are 13-19 against the run line on the road. They have failed to cover the run line in their last two road games and are 2-2 against the run line as the favorite.

The Houston Astros are on the road today against the San Francisco Giants. The over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs, which is lower than their average combined run average of 8.9 runs per game. The Astros have gone over the total in 24 of their 40 games this season, and their average over/under line for the year is 9 runs per game. When the line has been set at 7.5 runs, they have gone over the total in 3 of 7 games.

Ronel Blanco Gets The Start For The Astros

Ronel Blanco gets the start for the Astros today as he faces the Giants on the road. So far this season, he has made 11 starts and has a record of 5-2 with an ERA of 2.78. Blanco’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.05. In his 11 appearances, Blanco has one complete game shutout and six quality starts. Looking back at his last outing, Blanco took the loss, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up four earned runs on five hits. He has lost each of his last two starts. Before that, he had won three straight decisions.

Astros Offense Breakdown

Jose Altuve has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 12/33 in his last seven games with a home run and five RBIs. This has pushed his season average to .299, and he is 2nd on the team with 25 RBIs. Yordan Alvarez has also been a key run producer for the Astros, as his 33 RBIs are the 2nd most on the team, and he is 9th in the league with 13 homers.

As a team, the Astros are 2nd in the league in batting average and are the top home run hitting team in the league. Overall, they are averaging 4.5 runs per game and have been even better at home, averaging 4.8 runs per contest.

San Francisco is 33-34 overall and trails the Dodgers by eight games in the NL West. So far, they are 13-13 against other teams in the NL West. The Giants are looking to even their record today, as they are just below .500 heading into their matchup vs. the Astros.

At home, the Giants are 18-14 this year compared to 15-20 on the road. As the favorite, the Giants have gone 19-14 and 14-20 as the underdog. Their overall series record is 11-8-2, and they are 1-0 in this series vs. the Astros.

The Giants have been a slight underdog against the run line this season, going 33-34 overall. They have been a better bet on the road (19-16) than at home (14-18) and have been a better bet as an underdog (19-15) than as a favorite (14-19). Their average run margin in winning games is +3.4, while their average run margin in losing games is -4.1.

The San Francisco Giants are at home today against the Houston Astros. The over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs. The Giants have a combined run average of 9.0 runs per game this season. Their over/under record for the season is 35-30, and their average over/under line is set at 8 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 16-11. In 52.2% of their games this season, the over/under line has been set higher than 7.5 runs.

Jordan Hicks Gets The Start For The Giants

Giants starter Jordan Hicks comes into today’s game with a record of 4-2 and an ERA of 2.82. So far this season, he has made 13 starts and three of them have been quality starts. In his last outing, Hicks finished with a no-decision, going 3 2/3 innings and giving up two earned runs on six hits. Before that, he had given up just one earned run in three straight outings. Hicks’ ERA at home is 2.61, compared to 3.37 on the road. He has a walk rate of 3.09 per nine innings compared to 7.93 strikeouts.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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San Francisco’s offense has been one of the league’s most balanced attacks this season, as they are 8th in team batting average and have the 15th most home runs in the league. Overall, they are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 18th in the MLB. At home, they are averaging just 4 runs per game, which is 16th in the league, and on the road, they are 14th at 4.5 runs per contest.

Thairo Estrada and Matt Chapman are tied for the team lead with eight home runs apiece. Estrada is also the Giants’ top run producer this season, with 32 RBIs. Michael Conforto, Mike Yastrzemski, and Jorge Soler are all near the top of the Giants’ home run leaderboard, but all three have batting averages below .250.

Astros vs Giants Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Astros vs. Giants game is to take the Giants on the money line at -107. We have the Giants winning this one by a final score of 5-4.

Looking at some of the starting pitcher projections, we have Jordan Hicks finishing with three strikeouts compared to Ronel Blanco with five. Blanco is also predicted to go six innings, while Hicks goes 5.2.

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