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San Francisco Giants vs. New York Yankees - 4/27/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
New York Yankees at San Francisco Giants
Date & Time Saturday April 27, 2019, 4:05 PM (EDT)
Location
AT&T Park
San Francisco, California
The Line
The Line: New York Yankees -102 / San Francisco Giants -106 -- Over/Under: 7
TV Channel
YES, NSBA
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The New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants meet Saturday in MLB action at AT&T Park.

The New York Yankees look for another victory after winning nine of their last 11 games. The Yankees have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 11 games. The New York Yankees have won 10 of their last 12 games when scoring more than one run. DJ LeMahieu leads the Yankees with 29 hits and 14 RBI while Luke Voit and Gleyber Torres have combined for 53 hits and 34 RBI. J.A. Happ gets the ball, and he is 0-2 with a 5.96 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. Happ is 1-4 with a 4.80 ERA and 24 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.

The San Francisco Giants look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Giants have scored 14 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The San Francisco Giants have lost five of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Steven Duggar leads the Giants with 23 hits and 11 RBI while Evan Longoria and Brandon Belt have combined for 39 hits and 19 RBI. Derek Holland gets the ball, and he is 1-3 with a 4.33 ERA and 34 strikeouts this season. Holland is 1-7 with a 6.38 ERA and 36 strikeouts in his career against the Yankees.

The Yankees are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 2 of a series, 43-16 in their last 59 Saturday games and 12-5 in Happs last 17 starts. The Giants are 5-12 in their last 17 Saturday games, 1-4 in Hollands last 5 home starts and 1-5 in Hollands last 6 starts. The under is 6-0-1 in the last 7 meetings. The under is 20-8-1 in Hollands last 29 starts overall. The over is 6-2 in Happs last 8 starts overall.

The San Francisco Giants just can't put consistent offense together, and it's an issue that hasn't changed much the last three years. It's the same team. Heck, last night was the first time this season the Giants have scored in the first inning, which was the second-longest drought in major league history. I'm tired of giving the Giants a chance with the plus money simply for the lack of run support to kill my bet. Happ is off to a slow start, but we're getting the Yankees at a very cheap price when there's clear difference in offenses, even with all of the injuries to the Yanks lineup. I have to side with the road team. 

Pick:
New York Yankees -102

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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