Cincinnati Reds vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Reds vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 5/10/2024

The Cincinnati Reds (16-21) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (17-22) on Friday, May 10th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. Both the Reds and Giants are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 10:15 ET.

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The Reds will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Diamondbacks with a 5-4 loss. This was especially tough, as they held a lead going into the 7th inning before the Diamondbacks scored three runs in the top of the 8th. Cincinnati was the -142 favorite at home going into the game.

Hunter Greene got the start for the Reds and took the loss. He only lasted five innings, giving up three earned runs on four hits. Jeimer Candelario had a big game at the plate, going 2/4 with a homer and two RBIs.

The Reds are on the road today, taking on the Giants, and they are looking to snap an eight-game losing streak, spanning over the last 10 games. Overall, the Reds are 16-21, which has them 4th in the NL Central, six games behind the Brewers for the division lead. Cincinnati’s NL Central record is 1-2 this year.

At home, the Reds are 9-13 this year, and they are just above .500 at 7-8 on the road. This season, the Reds are 10-9 as the favorite but have struggled as the underdog, going 6-12. Cincinnati’s overall series record is 4-7-1, and they dropped their last series vs. the Diamondbacks.

When the Reds win, they win big, with an average run margin of 4.2 runs in their victories. However, when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.3 runs. Their run line record is 17-20, and they are 9-6 against the run line on the road. They have failed to cover the run line in their last two road games and are 8-14 against the run line at home. They are 9-10 against the run line as the favorite and 8-10 as the underdog.

The Reds have played 35 games this season, and their over/under record is 18-17. Their average over/under line for the season is 9 runs, but their over/under record when the line is set at 7.5 runs is 2-4. The Reds’ games have averaged 8.8 runs per game this season, and the over/under line for today’s game is 7.5 runs. The Reds have played in 29 games with higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs, which is 78.4% of their games. They have played in just two games with lower over/under lines than 7.5 runs, which is 5.4% of their games.

Andrew Abbott Gets The Start For The RedsCincinnati is sending Andrew Abbott to the mound today vs. the Giants, and he comes in with a record of 1-4 and ERA of 3.32. Looking back at his last outing, Abbott took the loss vs. the Orioles, going five innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished with eight strikeouts in that outing. Abbott has given up at least one homer in three of his last four outings. So far, he has made two quality starts and is averaging 8.29 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .223 off Abbott this season.Reds Offense BreakdownShortstop Elly De La Cruz comes into the game as the Reds’ second-leading hitter, batting .264 this season, and he also leads the team with eight home runs. Overall, the Reds are the league’s 12th best home run hitting team, but they are just 24th in terms of batting average, hitting a combined .211. Cincinnati will be looking for a bounce-back performance at the plate, as they are averaging just 4.4 runs per game, which is 17th in the league.Over his last nine games, Jeimer Candelario has gone 11/33 for the Reds, including two home runs. For the season, he is batting just .216. Candelario’s four RBIs in his last nine games is also tied for the team lead. Spencer Steer and the Reds’ team leader in RBIs, Will Benson, are also tied for 2nd on the team with four homers.The Giants will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Rockies with a 9-1 loss. San Francisco was actually the slight favorite on the money line going into the game but fell behind big early, as the Rockies scored seven times in the fourth.Offensively, the Giants only had one fewer hit than the Rockies but scored just one run. Their lone run came in the 4th inning. Michael Conforto had a good day at the plate, going 2/3 with a homer.The Giants are 17-22 overall and trail the Dodgers by nine games in the NL West. San Francisco will host the Reds today with an overall division record of 8-9. The Giants closed out their series vs. the Rockies with two straight wins and took the series 2-1.At home, the Giants are 9-7 this season compared to 8-15 on the road. So far, they have been a bit better as the favorite, going 12-10, compared to 5-12 as the underdog. San Francisco’s overall series record is 5-5-2, and they are 3-7 over their last 10 games.San Francisco has been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 18-21 overall. They have been a better bet on the road, where they are 12-11 vs. the run line. They have been a poor bet as the favorite, going just 8-14 vs. the run line. Their average run margin is -1.1 this season.San Francisco’s over/under record is 18-19 this season, and the average over/under line for their games is 8 runs. The over/under line for today’s game against the Reds is set at 7.5 runs. The Giants have played 23 games with over/under lines higher than 7.5 runs, and their over/under record in those games is 7-6. Their games have had an average of 8.6 runs scored per game this season. Their over streak is at 2 games, with their last game against the Rockies going over the total of 9.0 runs.Logan Webb Gets The Start For The GiantsGiants starter Logan Webb will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Phillies, as he took the loss in that game. Against the Phillies, he gave up four earned runs in four innings of work. Looking back over his last three outings, Webb has given up at least two homers in each of those starts. For the season, he has a record of 3-3 and an ERA of 3.50. Opponents are batting .264 off Webb this year. One positive note is that he has made five quality starts this year. At home, his ERA is 0.86 compared to 7.08 on the road.Giants Offense Breakdownsan francisco giantsSo far this season, the Giants offense has been one of the worst in the league, averaging just 3.7 runs per game. They have been slightly better on the road, averaging 4 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .240, which is 12th in the league, and have the 13th fewest strikeouts in the league. Michael Conforto and Thairo Estrada have been swinging the bat well of late, with Conforto hitting .310 over his last eight games, and Estrada has gone 11/36 over his last nine games.Conforto and Thairo Estrada are also the Giants top two home run hitters, with seven and five homers, respectively. Conforto’s seven homers is the 6th best mark in the league. Jung Hoo Lee comes into the game on a six-game hitting streak and is batting .262 for the season.
Reds vs Giants Prediction
Our prediction for today’s Reds vs. Giants game is to take the over, with the line sitting at 7.5 runs. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the Giants, giving us plenty of cushion with the over/under line.If you’re looking for a money line pick, then you should be taking the Giants to pick up the win at home. At -161, there is some value in taking the Giants straight up, but we see the better value in taking the over.All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.

Team Opponent CombinedRuns OverUnder OverUnderOutcome
Reds Diamondbacks 9 9.0 Push
Reds Diamondbacks 7 9.0 Under
Reds Diamondbacks 8 8.5 Under
Reds Orioles 12 9.0 Over
Reds Orioles 3 9.0 Under
Reds Orioles 3 9.0 Under
Reds Padres 8 7.5 Over
Reds Padres 10 7.5 Over
Reds Padres 7 7.5 Under
Reds Rangers 7 9.0 Under