San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction 5/5/2024

The San Francisco Giants (15-19) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Phillies (23-11) on Sunday, May 5th. This game will be played at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and televised on ESPN. The Phillies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Phillies. First pitch is set for 7:10 ET.

Giants vs Phillies

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Philadelphia cruised to a 14-3 win over the Giants in the most recent game of this series. The Phillies had a huge 1st inning, scoring five of their fourteen runs. As for the Giants, they scored their only three runs in the 5th. Heading into the game, the Phillies were favored at -176 on the money line.

Ranger Suarez pitched well for the Phillies in this one, going six innings and giving up just three hits and three earned runs. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued five walks. Keaton Winn got the start for the Giants, going just two-thirds of an inning and giving up five runs on four hits.

Whit Merrifield and Bryson Stott each homered for the Phillies, while Kyle Schwarber went 2/5 with two RBIs. Johan Rojas also had a two-hit game at the plate and scored three times.

San Francisco is on the road today vs. the Phillies, having lost two straight games, and they are 6.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. So far, they are 6-8 against other NL West teams. The Giants are 15-19 overall and have gone 4-6 over their last 10 games.

At home, the Giants have been solid at 9-7 this year compared to 6-12 on the road. As the favorite, San Francisco is 10-9 and 5-10 as the underdog. So far, they have gone just 2-3 as the favorite on the road, and their overall series record is 4-4-2 this year.

San Francisco has been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 15-19 overall. They have been especially good on the road, where they are 9-9 ATS. Their average run margin is -1.0, but they have been outscored by 1.4 runs per game on the road. They are 6-10 ATS at home, where they have been outscored by 0.6 runs per game.

San Francisco’s over/under record for the season is now 15-17 after a 7-0 win over the Phillies on Wednesday. The Giants have played 22 games with over/under lines set at 7.5 runs, and the over has hit in 12 of those contests. The over/under line for Thursday’s game is set at 7.5 runs, and the over has hit in 55.9% of the Giants’ games this season.

Logan Webb Gets The Start For The Giants

Giants starter Logan Webb has made seven starts this season and has a record of 3-2. His ERA for the season is 2.98, along with a WHIP of 1.30. Webb has turned in five quality starts this year. In his last outing, he took the loss, going just 3 2/3 innings and giving up four earned runs on nine hits. Before that, he had won three straight starts. Webb’s ERA on the road is 6.59, compared to 0.86 at home. He has a BB/9 figure of 2.13 compared to 6.38 strikeouts per nine innings.

Giants Offense Breakdown

Thairo Estrada comes into the game batting .254 for the season, and his 17 RBIs are 13th in the league and the top mark on the Giants. He has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 8/23 in his last six games with a home run and five RBIs. Estrada also has a four-game hitting streak heading into today’s game. Michael Conforto and Jorge Soler are tied for the team lead with five homers, but both players are batting just .250 and .202, respectively.

As a team, the Giants are just 22nd in the league in runs scored, averaging 3.7 runs per game. They have been even worse at home, putting up just 3.4 runs per contest. Overall, they are batting .239 and have an on-base percentage of just .306. San Francisco’s team slugging percentage of .368 is also just 17th in the league.

With an overall record of 23-11, the Phillies lead the NL East by 1.5 games over the Braves. The Phillies are on a four-game winning streak, and they have gone 3-3 in divisional games this year. Philadelphia has won two straight series and has an overall series record of 6-2-2 this year.

At home, the Phillies are 12-6 this year and have gone 11-5 on the road. So far, they have been really good in night games, putting together a record of 14-6. As the home underdog, the Phillies are just 1-2 this year, and they have won eight straight at home as the underdog. As the favorite, Philadelphia is 19-8 this year.

The Phillies have been a solid run line bet this season, going 17-17 overall. They are 8-10 against the run line at home and 9-7 on the road. Philadelphia has been the favorite in 27 of its games, going 13-14 against the run line in those contests. The Phillies have a run differential of +1.1 runs per game this season.

So far this season, the Phillies have played 23 games with over/under lines higher than 7.5 runs, and the over has hit in 15 of those games. Their average combined run total for the season is 8.7 runs per game, and their over/under record is 15-17. In their most recent game, the over/under line was set at 7 runs, and the game ended with 7 runs scored, resulting in a push.

Taijuan Walker Gets The Start For The Phillies

Taijuan Walker and the Phillies are hosting the Giants today, and Walker is coming off a win in his first start of the season. He went 6 1/3 innings and struck out 8, but did give up a pair of home runs in that outing.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

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Philadelphia comes into the game as one of the best offensive teams in the league, averaging 4.9 runs per game, which is 7th in the league. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.2 runs per game. Overall, they are 4th in home runs and have the 5th best team batting average in the league. Alec Bohm is currently leading the league in RBIs (32) and is 2nd on the team with four homers, all while batting .364.

Bohm has been even better of late, going 9/22 in his last six games. Bryson Stott has also been swinging a hot bat, going 6/15 in his last five games, with two homers and six RBIs. Whit Merrifield has the team’s longest active hitting streak at six games.

Giants vs Phillies Prediction

The best bet in this Giants vs. Phillies matchup is to take the Giants on the money line, which is currently paying out at -121. We have the Giants winning this one by a score of 5-4, giving us some wiggle room if you wanted to take them on the run line.

Looking at some potential player props, we do have Logan Webb finishing with four strikeouts, which is the second-lowest among all starters today. As for Taijuan Walker, he is projected to finish with five K’s, which ranks him 17th.

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