New York Yankees vs San Francisco Giants Prediction MLB Picks 6/2/24

San Francisco Giants (29-29) vs New York Yankees (40-19)

Game Info: Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 4:05 pm (Oracle Park)

Blake Snell (0-3) (10.42) vs Nestor Cortes (3-4) (3.30)

Betting Odds: San Francisco Giants +135 / New York Yankees -161 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

In this article, we will formulate a New York Yankees vs San Francisco Giants prediction for this MLB game on Sunday, June 2nd at Oracle Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Yankees recent form and recent player performance 

-The Giants recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving New York

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving San Francisco

-Recent betting trends in games played between New York and San Francisco

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Yankees and Giants.

Yankees Impressed on Saturday 

The Yankees sure looked good on Saturday scoring seven runs and that was enough for the four run victory. Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton both hit a home run and drove in two RBIs. In this game the Yankees are going to need to get the offense out to a fast start. The Yankees are averaging 4.83 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.11 runs per game. The offense is ranked 7th in the league while the pitching is ranked 1st. The pitching hasn’t gotten enough attention but it has been good. They do have a run differential of 1.71 which is 1st in baseball. Aaron Judge has hit 20 home runs and driven in 45 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Yankees will be Nestor Cortes who sits with a 3-4 record and an ERA of 3.30. In his last start against the Angels, he went 5.1 innings giving up five hits and two runs. 

Why the Yankees Will Win

  • The Yankees have won eight of their last nine games against the Giants.
  • The Giants have lost five of their last six games against American League opponents.
  • The Giants have failed to cover the run line in nine of their last 10 home games against American League opponents.
  • The Yankees have covered the run line in seven of their last eight games as favorites against the Giants.
  • The Giants have trailed after 3 innings in each of their last three games.

Giants Need Better Pitching

The Giants are going to need to find success with the pitching in this game because on Saturday they couldn’t get the offense going The Giants are averaging 4.29 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.69 runs per game. The offense is ranked 15th in the league while the pitching is ranked 23rd. They do have a negative run differential -0.39 which is 20th in the league. Getting the start for the Giants will be Blake Snell who sits with an 0-3 record and an ERA of 10.42. In his last start against the Philadelphia Phillies, Snell went four innings giving up five hits and four earned runs. 

Why the Giants Will Win

  • The Giants have won each of their last seven day games at Oracle Park following a home loss.
  • The Yankees have lost seven of their last eight day games against National League opponents that held a losing record.
  • The Yankees have failed to cover the run line in seven of their last eight day games against National League opponents that held a losing record.
  • The Giants have covered the run line in each of their last five day games against AL East opponents following a loss.

New York Yankees vs San Francisco Giants Prediction

The Yankees have a strong offense and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. Snell sits with an ERA of 10.42 and he’s going to be blown up here. The Yankees bats are going to get out to a fast start and that is going to be the difference. The Giants aren’t going to keep up and this game is going to get out of hand early. Back the Yankees on the run line to cash. Don’t be shocked when this game is 8-1 or 8-2. 

Shane’s Pick Yankees -1.5

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