New York Yankees vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB York Yankees vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 6/2/2024

The New York Yankees (41-19) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (29-30) on Sunday, June 2nd. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. The Yankees are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Yankees. First pitch is set for 3:05 CT.

Yankees vs Giants

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It was all New York in the last game of this Yankees vs. Giants series. The Yankees offense scored two runs in the first and added three more in the 2nd, picking up a 7-3 win. Heading into the game, the Yankees were at -107 on the money line.

Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge each homered for the Yankees, while Logan Webb gave up four runs in seven innings of work for the Giants. Webb did finish the game with six strikeouts.

Cody Poteet only went five innings for the Yankees but gave up just two hits and two earned runs. He picked up the win in the game.

The Yankees are on a four-game winning streak, and they lead the AL East with a record of 41-19. New York is two games ahead of the Orioles for the division lead. So far, they have gone just .500 in divisional matchups. The Yankees have really been good on the road, putting together a record of 23-11.

At home, the Yankees have gone 18-8 this season. Heading into today’s game, they are 17-7 in day games this year. New York has been favored in 45 of their games, and they are 30-15 as the favorite. As for their record as the underdog, they are 11-4 this season. The Yankees have an overall series record of 14-2-2 this year.

The Yankees are on the road in San Francisco, where they have been a profitable run-line team this season at 21-13. They have covered the run line in three straight road games and are 12-3 against the run line as underdogs this season.

Today’s over/under line for the Yankees-Giants game is set at 8 runs. The combined run average in games involving the Yankees this season is also 8.0 runs per game. The over/under record for Yankees games this season is 26-32 overall, and when the line is set at 8 runs, the over/under record is 5-8. The over has hit in three straight games for the Yankees.

Nestor Cortes Gets The Start For The Yankees

New York is sending left-hander Nestor Cortes to the mound today vs. the Giants. He has made 12 starts this season and has a record of 3-4 with a 3.30 ERA. Cortes most recently faced the Angels, where he finished with a no-decision, going 5 1/3 innings and giving up two earned runs. Before that outing, he had won two straight starts. Cortes has been much better at home, with an ERA of 1.12 compared to 6.29 on the road. His overall record on the road is 0-3.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Yankees have been the league’s best offense, leading the MLB in home runs and OPS. They are also 7th in the league in runs per game at 4.9. New York has been even better on the road, averaging 5 runs per contest. Not only do they have the league’s top home run hitter in Aaron Judge, but Juan Soto is also near the top of the league in homers and is 3rd in the MLB in RBIs (50).

Juan Soto comes into the game on a six-game hitting streak, during which he has gone 10/29 with two homers. Aaron Judge has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 10/31 with six homers over his last eight games. However, Giancarlo Stanton has struggled in his last seven games, going just 4/28.

With a record of 29-30, the Giants are 3rd in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by 7.5 games. The Giants have dropped three straight games, and these losses have come as the underdog. So far, they have gone 12-16 as the underdog and 17-14 as the favorite.

At home, the Giants are 17-13 this season and 12-17 on the road. The Giants have dropped three straight games, and they are 6-4 in their last 10. This year, the Giants’ record is 12-11 in NL West matchups.

San Francisco has been a tough team to bet on this season, with a run line record of 29-30. They have been slightly below average at home, with a run line record of 13-17. They have been a better bet on the road, with a run line record of 16-13. They have been a better bet as an underdog, with a run line record of 17-11.

The Giants have been a solid over team this season, with a 31-26 O/U record. Their games have averaged 9.0 runs per game, and they have gone over the total in two straight games. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and their O/U record when the line is set at 8 runs is 6-5-1. Overall, 30.5% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8 runs, while 49.2% have had lines set below that number.

Blake Snell Gets The Start For The Giants

Blake Snell will be taking the mound for the Giants in their series opener against the Yankees. Snell has gone 4 innings in each of his first two starts this season, and he has yet to pick up a win. He has a total of 12 strikeouts in 8 innings of work, but he has given up a total of 9 hits and 4 home runs.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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Thairo Estrada has been a bright spot for the Giants so far this season, leading the team with 31 RBIs and is 13th in the league with eight homers. He is also batting .248 for the season. Matt Chapman is also tied for the team lead with eight homers but has a slightly lower batting average at .234. Michael Conforto is batting .280 and is 2nd on the team with seven homers.

Over his last seven games, Brett Wisely is hitting .409 for the Giants with one home run and five RBIs. Patrick Bailey has also driven in seven runs over his last seven games while batting .320. Mike Yastrzemski has seven RBIs in his last seven games but is batting just .208 in that stretch.

Yankees vs Giants Prediction

We are predicting the Yankees to pick up a 5-4 road win over the Giants. Given that they are on the money line at -146, that is the route we recommend going. Offensively, we actually have the Yankees finishing with the fourth-most home runs in the league today.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Blake Snell finishing with six strikeouts compared to Nestor Cortes with eight. However, Snell is projected to have a better ERA than Cortes, and we have him finishing with a win in 10th compared to Snell at sixth.

Offensively, the Yankees are projected to finish with eight hits compared to the Giants with eight. The Giants are projected to finish with four runs, which has them finishing 16th in the league in terms of total runs.

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