Astros vs. Giants MLB Prediction

Astros vs. Giants, 8/1/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

The Astros and Giants will wrap up their three-game interleague series from Oracle Park on Sunday when Luis Garcia opposes Logan Webb in the pitching matchup. With the game essentially a pick’em and the total sitting at 8.5 runs, what’s the best bet on the board in this series finale?

Game Snapshot

929 Houston Astros (-110) at 930 San Francisco Giants (-110); o/u 8.5

4:05 p.m. ET, Sunday, August 1, 2021

Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA

Houston Astros DFS Notes

Aledmys Diaz went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a two-run home run in Saturday's 8-6 loss to the Giants. Diaz ripped an Alex Wood offering for a two-run home run in the third inning and did likewise for a solo home run in the fifth inning. With the two taters under his belt, the 30-year-old first baseman is now slashing .299/.366/.515 with six homers and 26 RBI in 38 games this season. He is swinging a hot bat, having homered in back-to-back contests while picking up multiple hits in six of his last seven games.

San Francisco Giants DFS Notes

LaMonte Wade went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Saturday's win over the Astros. Wade bopped one of the five home runs the Giants clocked on the afternoon. In his case, it was a two-run home run off Zack Greinke with two outs in the fourth inning. Overall this season, Wade is working to a .258/.343/.579 batting line with 13 home runs, 30 RBI and three steals in 54 games.

Astros vs. Giants MLB Betting Prediction

The Astros are 8-2 in their last 10 games versus the Giants and are 4-1 in their last five meetings at Oracle Park, with their lone loss over that span coming in yesterday’s back-and-forth affair. The Astros are also 4-1 in their last five games coming off a loss, are 16-6 in their last 22 games when they’re playing the third game of a series and have won five of their last seven games versus a right-handed starter. They’re also 37-17 in their last 54 games overall and 35-16 in their last 51 games after scoring five runs or more in their previous contest.


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