San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers Prediction 6/7/2024

The San Francisco Giants (30-33) travel to face off against the Texas Rangers (30-32) on Friday, June 7th. This game will be played at Globe Life Field in Arlington and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 7:05 CT.

Giants vs Rangers

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The Giants’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Diamondbacks, closing out their series with a 9-3 win. After giving up a run to the Diamondbacks in the bottom of the first, the Giants responded with six runs of their own. San Francisco went on to add another three runs in the 3rd inning.

Sean Hjelle put together a good start for the Giants, going 6 2/3 innings and giving up just three runs on nine hits. San Francisco’s offense was carried by Wilmer Flores, who went 2/4 with a homer and five RBIs.

San Francisco is on the road today, taking on the Rangers with an overall record of 30-33. The Giants are 4th in the NL West, and they trail the Dodgers by 8.5 games for the division lead. San Francisco heads into today’s game with an even 13-13 record in divisional matchups.

The Giants dropped two of three games in their series vs. the Diamondbacks. So far, they are 10-8-2 in series this year, and they have lost two straight series. Over the last 10 games, the Giants are just 3-7.

San Francisco has been a slightly below average team in terms of run differential this season, as they are scoring 0.4 runs fewer per game than their opponents. They have gone 30-33 against the run line overall, including a 17-15 mark on the road. They are 13-19 against the run line as the favorite, and 17-14 against the run line as the underdog.

The San Francisco Giants are on the road today against the Texas Rangers. The over/under line for the game is set at 8 runs. The Giants have seen an average of 9.1 runs per game in their contests this season, and their over/under record is 34-27. When the over/under line has been set at 8 runs, their record is 7-5-1. The over has hit in two straight games for the Giants.

Logan Webb Gets The Start For The Giants

Giants starter Logan Webb is looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Yankees, where he gave up four earned runs in seven innings of work. In that June 1st start, he gave up one homer. Before that outing, Webb had pitched well, going 2-0 with a 1.33 ERA in his previous three starts. Webb’s overall record for the season is 4-5, and he has an ERA of 2.95. So far, he has made nine quality starts and is averaging 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings. For the season, Webb has allowed three homers on the road compared to one at home.

Giants Offense Breakdown

San Francisco’s offense has been a bit below average this season, averaging 4.3 runs per game (17th). However, they have been a better offensive team on the road, averaging 4.6 runs per contest. The Giants are batting .248 as a team, which is the 7th best mark in the league.

Thairo Estrada and Matt Chapman are tied for the team lead in homers, with 8 apiece. Estrada is also the Giants’ top hitter in terms of RBIs, with 32. Over his last 10 games, Heliot Ramos has gone 12/33 with three homers and 10 RBIs.

Heading into their last game vs. the Tigers, the Rangers closed out the series with a 9-1 win. Leading up to the game, they were the heavy favorite at -149. It was a big 3rd inning that really turned things in their favor, and the Tigers could only score one run, which came in the 6th.

José Ureña put together a good start for the Rangers, going 6 2/3 innings and giving up just one earned run, and picking up the win. Texas’s offense was carried by Jonah Heim, who went 3/5 with a homer and two RBIs.

Texas is 30-32 overall, putting them five games behind the Mariners for the AL West lead. The Rangers are 2nd in the AL West and have gone 9-11 in divisional games this year. They kick off their series vs. the Giants at home, and Texas is 15-15 at home this year.

As the Rangers have the same record on the road, their overall record is split right down the middle. This season, the Rangers are 19-17 as the favorite compared to 11-15 as the underdog. Texas’ series record is 9-10-1 coming into today’s series opener, and they dropped their most recent series vs. the Tigers.

When the Rangers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 4.1 runs per game. But when they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -3.4 runs per game. That’s why their run line record is just 27-35 overall, but they are 14-12 against the run line as underdogs. They are 13-17 vs. the run line at home, and they are currently on a three-game run line win streak as underdogs.

When the Texas Rangers play at home, the over/under line is set at 8 runs, which is lower than their combined run average of 8.7 runs per game. The Rangers have a 23-37 over/under record on the season, and when the line is set at 8 runs, they have gone 2-5-1. Overall, 77.4% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8 runs.

Michael Lorenzen Gets The Start For The Rangers

Michael Lorenzen has made six straight quality starts and has a record of 3-3 with an ERA of 2.96. In his nine starts, he has a WHIP of 1.17 and is averaging 7.24 strikeouts per nine innings. The last time he pitched, Lorenzen went 6 1/3 innings, picking up the win while not allowing a run. In that outing, he gave up five hits, two walks, and didn’t allow a homer. Before that, he had given up a homer in three straight outings. Lorenzen has been much better on the road, coming in with a record of 3-1 and an ERA of 2.75 compared to 0-2 with a 3.45 ERA at home.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

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Adolis Garcia and Corey Seager are both among the league leaders in home runs for the Rangers this season, with Garcia’s 40 RBIs also being 12th best in the MLB. However, Garcia is batting just .223 this season, and Seager is hitting .271. Marcus Semien has also been a key run producer for Texas, as he has 35 RBIs and is on a six-game hitting streak.

As a team, the Rangers have been good at avoiding strikeouts and are averaging 4.4 runs per game. They have been even better on the road, averaging 4.9 runs per contest. Currently, they are 11th in team batting average and have the 11th ranked scoring offense in the league.

Giants vs Rangers Prediction

Our predicted final score for this Giants and Rangers matchup is 6-4 in favor of the Giants. With the Giants predicted to win and a money line payout of -120, that is the way we recommend playing this one.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Logan Webb going 5th in terms of picking up a win, and he has a projected ERA that is seventh best among today’s starters. As for Michael Lorenzen, his projected strikeout total is just five, and he ranks ninth in terms of picking up a win.

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