Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins Prediction 4/16/2024

The San Francisco Giants (7-10) travel to face off against the Miami Marlins (3-14) on Tuesday, April 16th. This game will be played at loanDepot Park in Miami and televised on BSFL. The Giants are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Marlins are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Marlins. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Giants vs Marlins

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San Francisco rallied for three runs in the 7th inning in the most recent game of this series, picking up a 4-3 win over the Marlins. The Giants had just one run through the first six innings but scored three in the 7th and didn’t score another run after that. Heading into the game, they were favored at -116 on the money line.

Kyle Harrison started for the Giants and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up three earned runs. He finished the game with just two strikeouts and allowed one home run. Camilo Doval got the save.

Miami wasted a good outing from Edward Cabrera, who gave up just one earned run in six innings of work. He finished the game with 10 strikeouts but took the loss. George Soriano got the start for the Marlins and gave up three earned runs in five innings of work.

As the Giants are on the road today vs. the Marlins, they are looking to get back to .500, as they are currently 7-10. In the NL West, they are 3 games behind the Diamondbacks for 3rd place in the division and 3 games behind the Dodgers for the division lead.

So far, the Giants have been the underdog in nine of their games, and they have gone 3-6 in those contests. At home, they are 3-3 compared to 4-7 on the road.

San Francisco has been a tough team to gauge on the run line this season. They are 7-10 overall, but have been much better on the road, going 6-5. They have been a good bet as the underdog, going 6-3, but have struggled as the favorite, going just 1-7. Their average run margin is -0.6 runs per game, but that number jumps to -0.8 at home.

San Francisco Giants games have gone under the total in seven of their last ten games, including the last five in a row. The Giants have a 10-7 over/under record on the season, and their games have averaged 9.2 runs per game. Today’s over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, which is the highest line of the season for the Giants.

Jordan Hicks Gets The Start For The Giants

After starting the season with a win over the Padres and then picking up a win vs. the Nationals, Jordan Hicks will be on the mound for the Giants as they take on the Marlins. Hicks has been solid in his first two starts, as he has 13 strikeouts in 13 innings pitched.

Giants Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Giants’ player prop projections, we see that Wilmer Flores is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he also has the best odds to hit a home run for the Giants. His home run projection is 8th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a Giants player to hit a home run, Tom Murphy is another option, as his home run projection is 9th best in the league today. Jorge Soler has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Giants.

Miami’s overall record is currently 3-14, and they are on a two-game losing streak. In the NL East, they are in 5th place and trail the Braves by eight games. So far, they have yet to win a series, going 0-5.

At home, the Marlins are 1-10 compared to 2-4 on the road. Miami finally picked up their first win as the underdog this season in their most recent matchup vs. the Braves. They are 0-7 as the favorite this season.

The Marlins have been a poor run line bet overall this season, going just 5-12 against the run line. They have been particularly bad at home, where they are just 2-9 against the run line. They have been a much better bet on the road, going 3-3 against the run line. They have been an underdog in 10 of their 17 games, going 5-5 against the run line in those games.

When the Marlins and Giants met earlier this season, they combined for seven runs, falling under the 8.5 over/under line. In Miami’s 17 games this season, the over/under line has averaged eight runs per game, with the over/under record sitting at 10-7. The over/under line for today’s game is set at 8.5 runs, which is higher than the average line for Marlins games this season.

Ryan Weathers Gets The Start For The Marlins

Ryan Weathers is getting the start for the Marlins at home against the Giants. He has started three games this season, and in his most recent outing, he picked up the win against the Yankees, going 5 innings and striking out 6. He has yet to give up a home run this season.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Marlins’ top hitting projections for today, we have Luis Arraez leading the way. His projected hit total is 5th best in the league today. Jazz Chisholm Jr. has the best odds to hit a home run for the Marlins, with his odds being 8th best in the league. Tim Anderson has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and 22nd best in the league.


Giants vs Marlins Prediction


Our prediction for this Giants vs. Marlins matchup is to take the Giants on the money line at -137. We actually have the Giants winning this one by a score of 5-4. Offensively, we have the Giants finishing with nine hits compared to the Marlins with nine.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Jordan Hicks finishing with four strikeouts, which is actually better than Ryan Weathers, who we have finishing with five. Weathers’ projected ERA is also higher than Hicks, and his team, the Marlins, are projected to finish with fewer hits than the Giants.

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