Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Phillies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 5/29/2024

The Philadelphia Phillies (38-18) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (29-27) on Wednesday, May 29th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. The Giants are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Phillies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Giants. First pitch is set for 3:45 ET.

Phillies vs Giants

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San Francisco picked up a 1-0 win over the Phillies in the most recent game of this series. The Giants were the +170 underdogs on the road. Both teams scored their only run in the 5th inning. Heading into the game, the Giants had the better record at 62-38.

Zack Wheeler got the start for the Phillies, going six innings and giving up just two hits and no earned runs. He finished the game with nine strikeouts but took the loss. Sean Hjelle got the win out of the bullpen for the Giants as Erik Miller only went one inning as the starter.

Kyle Schwarber and Edmundo Sosa were the only two Phillies hitters to have more than one hit. Schwarber, Matt Chapman, and Thairo Estrada each had two hits for the Giants.

The Phillies are 38-18 overall and lead the NL East by five games over the Braves. They will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak today, as they have dropped the first two games of this series vs. the Giants. So far, their division record is 11-5, and they have gone 6-4 over their last 10 games.

At home, the Phillies have gone 22-8 this year, and they are 16-10 on the road. Philadelphia has been really good in night games, putting together a record of 25-8. As the favorite, the Phillies are 33-14 this year and 5-4 as the underdog. Looking at their overall series record, the Phillies are 11-3-4 this year.

The Phillies have been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 30-26 overall. They have been even better on the road, going 14-12 against the run line. Their average run margin on the road is +1.2, and they have covered the run line in 2 of their last 3 road games.

The Philadelphia Phillies are on the road today against the San Francisco Giants. The O/U line for the game is set at 8 runs. The combined run average for Phillies games this season is 8.9 runs. Their O/U record for the season is 27-26. When the O/U line is set at 8 runs, their record is 11-5. So far this season, 33.9% of their games have had O/U lines set at over 8 runs.

Cristopher Sánchez Gets The Start For The Phillies

Left-hander Cristopher Sánchez gets the start for the Phillies today as he faces the Giants on the road. He has made 10 starts this year and has a record of 2-3 with an ERA of 3.15. Sánchez most recently faced the Rockies, where he finished with a no-decision, going 5 1/3 innings and giving up one earned run on seven hits. He has finished with a no-decision in each of his last three outings. Sánchez has allowed at least one homer in three straight starts.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

Philadelphia comes into the game as the top-scoring team in the league, averaging 5.2 runs per contest. They have been even better at home, putting up 5.8 runs per game. Not only are the Phillies leading the league in scoring, but they are also 6th in home runs and 3rd in team batting average. As a team, they are also among the league leaders in on-base percentage and slugging.

Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber are the Phillies’ top power threats, with Harper’s 13 homers leading the team and Schwarber’s 10 homers being the 2nd most on the team. Alec Bohm has been the team’s best all-around hitter, batting .309 with a team-high 47 RBIs. Harper has struggled a bit of late, hitting just .174 over his last seven games.

The Giants are 29-27 overall and trail the Dodgers by 5.5 games in the NL West. San Francisco will take on the Phillies at home today, and they are 17-10 at home this season. The Giants have won two straight games, and they have taken the first two games of this series vs. the Phillies. Their overall series record is 9-6-2 this year.

San Francisco has been playing well lately, going 8-2 over their last 10 games. At home, the Giants have won six straight games as the underdog. As the underdog overall, the Giants are 12-14 compared to 17-13 as the favorite.

San Francisco has been a good bet on the run line at home, going 13-14 this season. They have covered the run line in six straight home games and have a run line record of 17-9 as the underdog. The Giants have an average run margin of 0.3 at home this season.

San Francisco Giants games have had an average combined run total of 9.0 this season, and their over/under record is 29-25. When the over/under line has been set at 8, their record is 6-5-1. Overall, 32.1% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8, while 46.4% have had lower lines.

Kyle Harrison Gets The Start For The Giants

Left-hander Kyle Harrison gets the start for the Giants today as he faces the Phillies at home. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 4-1 with an ERA of 3.90. Harrison’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.30. Looking back at his last outing, Harrison finished with a no-decision against the Mets, giving up four earned runs in five innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Harrison has made five home starts and has a record of 1-0 with a 4.41 ERA at home.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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Michael Conforto has been a solid addition to the Giants’ lineup this season, as he is batting .280 with seven homers, which is 2nd on the team. He also has the 3rd most RBIs on the team, with 20. Matt Chapman and Thairo Estrada are tied for the team lead in homers, with eight apiece. Chapman is batting just .241, and Estrada is only slightly better at .243.

San Francisco’s offense has been good at avoiding strikeouts this season, and they have the 7th best team batting average in the league. Overall, they are averaging 4.4 runs per game, and they have been slightly better on the road this season. The Giants come into the game with a collective batting average of .248.

Phillies vs Giants Prediction

Our predicted final score for this Phillies and Giants matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Phillies. With the money line payout sitting at -128, we see this as a great value pick.

Looking at some of the starting pitcher projections, we have Christopher Sanchez finishing with six strikeouts. As for Giants starter Kyle Harrison, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts.

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