Astros vs. Giants MLB Prediction
The Astros have owned the Giants in previous meetings, which includes this weekend’s series opener last night in San Francisco. With Zack Greinke on the mound today for Houston, will the Astros make it two straight at Oracle Park at 4:05 p.m. ET?
975 Houston Astros (-110) at 976 San Francisco Giants (-110); o/u 8
4:05 p.m. ET, Saturday, July 31, 2021
Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA
Houston Astros DFS Notes
Jose Altuve went 3-for-6 with two homers, three runs scored, and five RBI in a 9-6 win over the Giants on Friday. Altuve could not be stopped on Friday against the Giants. He led off the game with a single and scored the first run of the game on a base hit by Yuli Gurriel. Altuve took Kevin Gausman deep in the fifth for a solo homer on a shoulder-high fastball. With the bases loaded in the sixth, he blasted a grand slam to left field off of Jay Jackson. The 31-year-old second baseman has been excellent this season, posting a .281/.359/.519 slash line with 25 homers, 65 RBI, 79 runs scored, and four steals over 429 plate appearances.
San Francisco Giants DFS Notes
Mike Yastrzemski went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored against the Astros on Friday. Yastrzemski broke a 1-for-21 skid with a multi-hit game against the Astros on Friday. He knocked a base hit in the seventh inning and scored on a single by Brandon Crawford. Yastrzemski later doubled off of Ryan Pressly in the ninth inning. The 30-year-old outfielder is hitting just .227/.319/.469 with 16 homers and 42 RBI over 354 plate appearances.
Astros vs. Giants MLB Betting Prediction
The Astros are 8-1 in their last nine meetings with the Giants and are 4-0 in their last four games in San Francisco. They’re also 37-16 in their last 53 games overall, are 14-5 in their last 19 road games and have won 11 of their last 15 games when facing a left-handed starter. On the other side, the Giants are just 4-15 in their last 19 interleague home games when facing an opponent like Houston that has a winning record and are 0-4 in their last four games when playing the second game of a series.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: HOUSTON ASTROS -110