Mets vs. Giants MLB Prediction

Mets vs. Giants, 8/18/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

The Giants will look to sweep the struggling Mets when the two teams wrap up their series at 3:45 p.m. ET on Wednesday afternoon. With Tylor Megill set to oppose Anthony Desclafani in the pitching matchup, what’s the best play for bettors looking to cash in on this series finale?

Game Snapshot

955 New York Mets (+135) at 956 San Francisco Giants (-160); o/u 8.5

3:45 p.m. ET, Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA

New York Mets DFS Notes

Pete Alonso walloped a two-run homer on Tuesday in the Mets' loss to the Giants. Alonso put the Mets on the board, finally, with a two-run dinger to left-center field -- his 26th long ball of the season -- off righty Logan Webb in the eighth inning. It was his lone hit in four at-bats in the low-scoring affair. The 26-year-old masher has gone deep just three times in 16 games this month. Meanwhile, the Mets have dropped five consecutive games and 12 of 17 overall since the major-league trade deadline on July 31.

San Francisco Giants DFS Notes

Evan Longoria went 3-for-3 with a solo homer on Tuesday in the Giants' win over the Mets. Longoria supplied a critical insurance run for the Giants with a solo homer to left field off righty Marcus Stroman in the seventh inning. The 35-year-old veteran third baseman has put together a solid campaign at the dish, slashing .291/.384/.529 with 32 runs scored, 10 home runs, 31 RBI and one stolen base across 198 plate appearances.

Mets vs. Giants MLB Betting Prediction

The Mets are 1-5 in their last six games versus the Giants and have dropped five of their last six games at Oracle Park as well. The Mets have now lost five straight games overall, are 0-6 in their last six games versus National League West opponents and are 0-4 in their last four games versus a right-handed starter. The Giants are 7-1 in their last eight games following a win, are 42-14 in their last 56 games as a home favorite and are 42-18 in their last 60 home games.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -152

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