Blue Jays vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Blue Jays vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 7/11/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (42-50) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (45-48) on Thursday, July 11th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. The Blue Jays are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 2:45 CT.

Blue Jays vs. Giants Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Giants (-118)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 7.5 Runs
  • The Giants have won 5 out of their last 7 home games.
  • The Giants have scored an average of 5.6 runs per game in their last 5 home games.
  • The Giants have a home record of 26-20, while the Blue Jays have an away record of 21-26.
  • The Giants have won 3 out of their last 4 games against AL East opponents.
  • The Giants have outscored their opponents by a total of 20 runs in their last 5 home wins.

Blue Jays vs Giants

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Toronto cruised to a 10-6 win over the Giants in the most recent game of this series. The Blue Jays had a huge 6th inning, scoring six of their ten runs. As for the Giants, they scored their final two runs in the 9th. Heading into the game, the Blue Jays were at +138 on the money line.

Chris Bassitt got the win for the Blue Jays, going five innings and giving up three earned runs. Logan Webb had a rough outing for the Giants, taking the loss after going five innings and giving up seven earned runs.

Ernie Clement and Alejandro Kirk each had three hits and four RBIs for the Blue Jays’ offense. George Springer also scored three times for Toronto, going 2/5 with two doubles.

As underdogs, the Blue Jays have struggled this season, posting a 12-30 record, but as favorites, they have done well with a 30-20 record. Toronto’s run line record is 29-18 on the road, but at home, they are 15-30 vs. the run line.

Currently, the Blue Jays are 12 games behind the Rays for the final wild card spot in the AL, with an overall record of 42-50. They are 5th in the AL East, 15 games behind the Orioles.

Kevin Gausman Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

The Blue Jays are sending right-hander Kevin Gausman to the mound today as he faces the Giants on the road. Gausman has made 18 starts this season and has a record of 6-8. His ERA is 4.64, along with a WHIP of 1.34. In his last outing, Gausman took the loss, giving up two earned runs in six innings of work. Before that, he had given up at least four earned runs in three straight starts. Gausman has one complete game shutout this year. Per nine innings, he is averaging 9.37 strikeouts and 2.51 walks.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

As a team, the Blue Jays are averaging just 4 runs per game, which is 25th in the league. They have been even worse at home, averaging only 3.9 runs per contest. So far, they are 20th in home runs and have a team batting average of just .235. One positive is that they are 5th in the MLB in fewest strikeouts.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been the Blue Jays’ best hitter this season, batting .290 with a team-leading 13 home runs and 52 RBIs. He is also on a 3-game hitting streak. Daulton Varsho is 2nd on the team in homers but has struggled to hit for average, coming in at just .196 for the season.

San Francisco has a 15-12-2 series record this season, and they are 45-48 overall, 10 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Giants are one game behind the Diamondbacks for the third spot in the division. At home, they are 26-20, compared to 19-28 on the road.

As underdogs, the Giants are 7-8 straight up at home this season. On the run line, they have a 28-21 record as underdogs and have covered the run line in four straight games. Their games with over/under lines higher than 7.5 runs have gone over 51-39, with an average total of 9.2 runs.

Jordan Hicks Gets The Start For The Giants

Right-hander Jordan Hicks gets the start for the Giants today as he faces the Blue Jays at home. So far this season, he has made 18 starts and has a record of 4-5 with a 3.47 ERA. Looking back at his last outing, Hicks took the loss, going five innings and giving up three earned runs on eight hits. In that start, he gave up two home runs. Before that outing, he had turned in three straight quality starts. Hicks’ ERA at home is 3.27 compared to 4.1 on the road.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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Heliot Ramos comes into today’s game with a six-game hitting streak, and he has been on fire over his last five games, going 7/21 with three runs scored and an RBI. For the season, Ramos is batting .301 with 13 homers, which is tied for the team lead. Matt Chapman and Michael Conforto are also tied for the team lead in homers, but both are batting just .241 this season.

As a team, the Giants are averaging 4.4 runs per game, which is 14th in the league. They are also 15th in home runs and have a collective batting average of .244. San Francisco’s offense has been good at drawing walks this season, as they are 6th in the league in that category.

Blue Jays vs Giants Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Blue Jays vs. Giants matchup is for the Giants to pick up a 6-5 win at home. Given that they are at -118 on the money line, this is the best way to play this one.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Jordan Hicks finishing with four strikeouts, which is second-worst among today’s starters. As for Kevin Gausman, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is 11th among starters.

Offensively, the Blue Jays are projected to finish with nine hits, compared to the Giants, who we have finishing with nine. However, we have the Blue Jays finishing with more home runs.

On the money line, the Giants are a good pick, and you could also look to take the over, as we have the total runs at 11, and the line is currently sitting at 7.5.

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