Mets vs. Giants MLB Prediction

Mets vs. Giants, 8/16/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

The stumbling Mets will look to regroup in a hurry when they open a new series against the Giants in San Francisco starting on Monday at 9:45 p.m. ET. That said, will they also struggle to knock off the first-place Giants in a game that should turn low-scoring?

Game Snapshot

957 New York Mets (+172) at 958 San Francisco Giants (-189); o/u 8

9:45 p.m. ET, Monday, August 16, 2021

Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA

New York Mets DFS Notes

Jonathan Villar went 2-for-4 and scored a run as the Mets fell to the Dodgers on Sunday evening in New York. Villar led off the fourth inning with an infield single, advanced to second on a ground out and to third on a fielder's choice before eventually scoring on an RBI ground out off the bat of Michael Conforto. With Francisco Lindor and Javier Baez both sidelined, Villar will continue to see everyday at-bats at least for another week and is now slashing .246/.321/.424 with 13 homers, 29 RBI and nine stolen bases on the season.

San Francisco Giants DFS Notes

Tommy La Stella went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI against the Rockies on Sunday. La Stella got the start at second base and hit second for the Giants on Sunday against the Rockies. He knocked a single in the first inning before coming up to bat with the bases loaded in the fifth. La Stella hit a 104.3 mile per hour rocket off of Jon Gray that hit off the right-field wall for a double, missing a grand slam by inches. The 32-year-old infielder is hitting .255/.318/.357 with one home run on the year over just 98 at-bats.

Mets vs. Giants MLB Betting Prediction

The under is 7-3-1 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams and is 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings in San Francisco. The under is also 4-0 in the Mets’ last four road games, are 4-0 in their last four games as a road underdog and is 9-3-2 in their last 14 games when facing an opponent with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 39-19-2 in the Giants’ last 60 games versus National League East opponents and is 6-2 in their last eight games versus a left-handed starter.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: METS/GIANTS UNDER 8

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