Giants vs. Mets Prediction

San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets 8/20/18, Prediction & Odds

The San Francisco Giants have lost their last four games on the road as they get set to take on the host New York Mets tonight. Is a bet on San Francisco to snap its skid the right move to make?

Game Snapshot

953 San Francisco Giants at 954 New York Mets

Monday, August 20, 2018

Citi Field at 7:10PM ET

TV: SNY (NYM) 

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow, the Mets are a -117 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Giants are a +107 underdog, while the over-under is set at 7.5 runs. As of Monday morning, 60 percent of public bets are coming in on host New York. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Giants trounced in series finale

San Francisco lost for a third straight time at Cincinnati and fourth defeat overall Sunday as it fell 11-4. Joe Panik helped pace the offense by going 2-for-4 with a run. Chase d'Arnaud went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit RBI double. Steven Duggar finished 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a run. Andrew Suarez suffered the loss as he allowed seven runs (five earned) on seven hits with three strikeouts and two walks over 2 2/3 innings.

Mets roll in Little League Classic

New York claimed an 8-2 win Sunday night in the Little League Classic at Williamsport, PA. Amed Rosario helped pace the offense by going 3-for-5 with three RBIs. Jeff McNeil was 2-for-5 with two RBIs. Austin Jackson finished 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored. Jose Bautista was 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Kevin Plawecki ended the game 2-for-3 with a walk, three runs and an RBI. Jason Vargas picked up the win as he allowed two earned runs on six hits with three strikeouts and no walks over 5 1/3 innings.

Derek Holland (6-8, 3.83 ERA) will start today for San Francisco, while Zack Wheeler (8-6, 3.75) will be on the mound for New York.

MLB Betting Trends

San Francisco

The under is 6-1-1 in the last eight Giants games overall. The over is 9-3-2 in the last 14 meetings.

New York

The Mets are 12-26 in their last 38 home games. New York is 4-0 in Wheeler's last four home starts.

Prediction:

Wheeler has really pitched well the last couple months and the Mets are catching the Giants in full fade mode. While New York is lousy in its own right, its offense has had a few outbursts lately and has the better pitcher on the mound tonight. Plus the Mets are at home.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: NEW YORK METS -117

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