San Francisco Giants vs New York Mets Prediction MLB Picks 5/25/24

New York Mets (21-28) vs San Francisco Giants (25-26)

Game Info: Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 1:40 pm (Citi Field)

Luis Severino (2-2) (4.01) vs Jordan Hicks (4-1) (2.38)

Betting Odds: New York Mets -133 / San Francisco Giants +113 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The San Francisco Giants and the New York Mets meet Saturday in MLB action from Citi Field. Here’s a San Francisco Giants vs New York Mets prediction. This will be the second installment in a three-game series. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for the game. We will examine:

• The San Francisco Giants recent form and player performance

• The New York Mets recent form and player performance

• Recent betting trends and streaks involving the San Francisco Giants

• Recent betting trends and streaks involving the New York Mets

• Recent betting trends in games played between the Giants and Mets

• A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for the Giants vs Mets game

San Francisco Giants Betting Preview

The Giants took on the Pittsburgh Pirates this week. San Francisco lost the opener of that set 7-6 but came back with wins in the next pair 9-5 and 7-6. In the opener of the weekend series versus New York on Friday, the Giants eked out an 8-7 comeback win. Starter Kyle Harrison lasted 5.0 innings with four earned runs on six hits and two walks.

In the starter slot for the Saturday game two, the Giants will send out Jordan Hicks. This year Hicks is 4-1 with a 2.38 ERA and 40 Ks over 53.0 innings in 10 starts. Hicks is 15-22 with a 3.58 ERA in 222 games (18 starts) total during his career.

New York Mets Betting Preview

Over on the Mets’ side, their last series was against the Cleveland Guardians. New York struggled in that series, losing 3-1, 7-6 and 6-3 for a sweep. On Friday versus the Giants, the Mets gave up five runs in the eighth inning alone. Christian Scott lasted 6.0 innings as starter with two hits and a walk.

It’ll be Luis Severino in the starting pitcher role for the Mets on Saturday. This year Severino is 2-2 with a 3.48 ERA in nine starts. He’s got 44 Ks in 51.2 innings. Severino has a career record of 56-39 with a 3.77 ERA in 150 games (134 starts).

Giants vs Mets Injury Notes

Giants SP Blake Snell was placed on the paternity leave list Thursday.

Mets catcher Francisco Alvarez (thumb) is expected to begin taking batting practice soon.

Total Runs Facts

  • Each of the Giants' last six road games against National League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • Seven of the Mets' last eight games against National League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The 'Inning 1 OVER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Giants' last five day games against National League opponents.
  • The 'Inning 1 OVER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Mets' last three day games.

New York Mets Player Prop Facts

  • Luis Severino has recorded five or more strikeouts in 34 of his last 45 home appearances.
  • Pete Alonso has scored a run in each of the Mets' last four games against NL West opponents.
  • Pete Alonso has recorded at least one RBI in each of the Mets' last four games against NL West opponents at Citi Field.
  • Pete Alonso has recorded at least one total base in each of the Mets' last nine games.
  • Pete Alonso has recorded a Single in each of the Mets' last five games against NL West opponents.
  • Pete Alonso has hit a home run in each of the Mets' last two games against the Giants at Citi Field.
  • Pete Alonso has recorded at least one hit in each of the Mets' last nine games.

San Francisco Giants Player Prop Facts

  • Thairo Estrada has recorded at least one RBI in four of the Giants' last five games against NL East opponents.
  • Matt Chapman has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 10 appearances in day games against teams that held a losing record.
  • Michael Conforto has recorded at least one Single in each of his last eight appearances against NL opponents that held a losing record.
  • Matt Chapman has hit a home run in three of the Giants' last four road games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Thairo Estrada has recorded a Double in three of the Giants' last four road games against NL East opponents that held a losing record.
  • Matt Chapman has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 10 appearances in day games against NL teams that held a losing record.
  • Thairo Estrada has scored at least one run in each of the Giants' last eight games against NL opponents.

San Francisco Giants vs New York Mets Prediction

I’ll try the Giants. Hicks has been pretty solid over his last three starts. He’s 2-0 in that trio with 15.0 innings, six earned, 17 hits and three walks. As for Severino, he’s been pretty sketchy over his last three. In that time Severino has 11 earned runs over 16.2 total innings.

On Friday the Giants were in rough shape with a 6-2 deficit in the eighth inning, To their credit San Francisco was able to power out the comeback with homers from Patrick Bailey (four RBI), Jorge Soler and Mike Yastrzemski. I think the Giants keep it rolling Saturday.

Andrew’s Pick San Francisco Giants +113

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