Washington vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Washington vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 4/9/2024

The Washington Nationals (4-6) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (4-7) on Tuesday, April 9th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. The Nationals are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Giants. First pitch is set for 9:45 ET.

Nationals vs Giants

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The Nationals offense exploded for eight runs in the last game of this series against the Giants, picking up an 8-1 win. Heading into the game, the Nationals were the underdogs at +179 on the money line.

Neither starting pitcher got a quality start, as Trevor Williams went five innings and gave up one earned run for the Nationals, while Blake Snell gave up three runs in three innings of work. Snell finished with five strikeouts, while Williams struck out two Giants hitters.

Lane Thomas led the Nationals’ offense with a three-hit game that included a home run. Both Trey Lipscomb and Ildemaro Vargas drove in three runs, while Vargas added a double.

Josiah Gray Gets The Start For The Nationals

Josiah Gray and the Nationals are on the road to take on the Giants. Gray has a pair of losses in his first 2 starts, and his most recent outing was a 6-3 loss to the Pirates. He went 4 1/3 innings, giving up 6 runs on 7 hits and struck out 3.

Nationals Offense Breakdown

The Nationals have a few players with strong projections in terms of hitting. Joey Meneses has the 15th highest total hits projection in the league today and is 5th on the team in terms of home run projections. CJ Abrams is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits projections and has the 3rd best home run projection on the team. Lane Thomas has the 12th best home run projection in the league today and is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections.

San Francisco is currently in the midst of a series against the Nationals and has gone 1-1-1 in series so far this season. They are 4-7 overall and are currently tied for 4th in the NL West with the Diamondbacks, who they trail by one game. The Giants are 2-2 at home, 2-5 on the road, and have gone 4-6 against division opponents.

So far this season, the Giants have been the underdog in seven of their games and have gone 2-5 in those contests. They are 2-2 as the favorite and have gone 2-2 as the home favorite.

When the Giants win, they are doing so by an average of 2.5 runs per game, but when they lose, they are losing by an average of 4.1 runs per game. They are 4-7 against the run line this season, with a 0-4 mark at home and a 4-3 mark on the road. As the favorite, they are 0-4 against the run line, while as the underdog, they are 4-3.

San Francisco’s over/under record is 8-3 this season, and the average line for their games has been set at 8 runs. However, when the line has been set at 8 runs, the over/under record is 0-1. The Giants’ games have had an average combined run total of 9.5 runs per game this season.

Kyle Harrison Gets The Start For The Giants

Kyle Harrison and the Giants are at home today, taking on the Nationals. Harrison has started two games so far this season, picking up a win in his first start vs. the Padres. In that game, he went 6 innings and struck out 5. He took the loss in his last outing against the Dodgers, giving up 4 earned runs in 5 innings of work.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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Looking at the Giants’ offensive projections, we have Jorge Soler with the highest odds to hit a home run on the team, as his home run projection is 11th best in today’s slate of games. Mike Yastrzemski is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, and his odds to hit a home run are 16th best in today’s games. Matt Chapman is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, and his odds to hit a home run are 16th best in today’s games. If you’re looking for a player to have a good day at the plate, our model likes Jung Hoo Lee to have the most hits on the team, as his hits projection is 23rd best in today’s games.


Nationals vs Giants Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Nationals vs. Giants game is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8 runs. We actually have the Giants winning this one by a score of 5-4, but with the money line payout being -178, we see the better value being on the over.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Josiah Gray is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is the seventh-best among starters today. As for Kyle Harrison, he is projected to finish with just four K’s, which is the second-worst among starters.

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