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San Francisco Giants vs Houston Astros Prediction 6-12-24 Picks

Houston Astros (30-37) vs. San Francisco Giants (33-34)
June 12, 2024 3:45 pm EDT
The Line: San Francisco Giants -106 / Houston Astros -104; Over/Under: +7.5
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The Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants meet Wednesday in MLB game 3 action at Oracle Park. Here’s a San Francisco Giants vs Houston Astros Prediction.

Houston Astros Betting Preview

The Houston Astros are 31-37 on the year and play the Tigers and White Sox next. The Houston Astros have scored 13 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 8 games. The Houston Astros have won 6 of their last 7 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Jose Altuve leads the Houston Astros with 82 hits and 26 RBI, while Jeremy Pena and Yordan Alvarez have combined for 151 hits and 58 RBI.

San Francisco Giants Betting Preview

The San Francisco Giants are 33-35 on the year and play the Angels and Cubs next. The San Francisco Giants have scored 7 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 9 games. The San Francisco Giants have won 3 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Matt Chapman leads the San Francisco Giants with 59 hits and 28 RBI, while Thairo Estrada and LaMonte Wade Jr. have combined for 102 hits and 49 RBI.

Houston Astros vs San Francisco Giants Pitching Matchup

Framber Valdez gets the ball for the Houston Astros, and he is 5-3 with a 3.53 ERA and 50 strikeouts this season. Valdez has allowed 6 hits and 2 runs in his last 16 innings. Valdez has a 2.67 ERA and .216 allowed batting average in 27 road innings. Valdez is 1-1 with a 3.27 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the San Francisco Giants.

Logan Webb gets the ball for the San Francisco Giants, and he is 5-5 with a 2.92 ERA and 73 strikeouts this season. Webb has allowed 12 hits and 6 runs in his last 14 innings. Webb has a 1.71 ERA and .235 allowed batting average in 42 home innings. Webb is 2-1 with a 3.18 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the Houston Astros.

Why the San Francisco Giants will win

  • The Giants have won nine of their last 10 day games at Oracle Park following a loss.
  • The Astros have lost each of their last five day games following a win.
  • The Astros have failed to cover the run line in each of their last five day games following a win.
  • The Giants have covered the run line in five of their last six home games against the Astros following a loss.

San Francisco Giants Player Prop Facts

  • Michael Conforto has hit a home run in three of the Giants’ last four games as favorites against AL West opponents.
  • Casey Schmitt has recorded at least one RBI in four of his last five appearances with the Giants as favorites against AL opponents.
  • Casey Schmitt has scored a run in each of his last four appearances against AL opponents.
  • Logan Webb has recorded five or more strikeouts in each of his last seven appearances against AL West opponents.
  • Tom Murphy has recorded a Double in three of his last four home appearances against AL West opponents.
  • LaMonte Wade Jr has recorded at least one total base in each of his last nine appearances in day games.
  • LaMonte Wade Jr has recorded at least one hit in each of his last nine appearances in day games.
  • LaMonte Wade Jr has recorded at least one Single in each of his last four appearances in day games against teams that held a losing record.

Houston Astros Player Prop Facts

  • Jose Abreu has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last four appearances with the Astros as road underdogs against NL opponents.
  • Framber Valdez has recorded a win in each of his last four appearances in day games against teams that held a losing record.
  • Chas McCormick has recorded at least one Single in each of his last six appearances in day games against NL teams that held a losing record.
  • Framber Valdez has recorded six or more strikeouts in each of his last eight appearances against NL opponents that held a losing record.
  • Kyle Tucker has hit a home run in each of his last two appearances in day games against NL teams that held a losing record.
  • Kyle Tucker has recorded at least one hit in each of his last nine appearances with the Astros as road underdogs against NL opponents.
  • Kyle Tucker has scored at least one run in each of his last seven appearances against NL West opponents.
  • Kyle Tucker has recorded at least one total base in each of his last nine appearances with the Astros as road underdogs against NL opponents.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The San Francisco Giants rank 30th in the league for steals this season (21).
  • The San Francisco Giants rank 28th in the league for opponent batting average this season (.256).
  • The Houston Astros rank 1st in the league for strikeouts against this season (464).
  • The Houston Astros rank 2nd in the league for hits this season (606).

San Francisco Giants vs Houston Astros Prediction

You can make a case for the Giants or Astros as a pitching matchup of Framber Valdez and Logan Webb is one of the best you’re going to get this week. Valdez is off to a fabulous start this month, and Webb has been money at Oracle Park his entire career. Again, this is a toss up that could go either way. However, I do lean Giants at home with Webb on the mound. Through 371.2 career innings at Oracle, Webb has a 2.64 ERA and 1.12 WHIP. Give me the Giants in game 3 against the Astros. 

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: San Francisco Giants -106

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