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San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros MLB Betting Preview

Houston Astros vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Online Betting Preview

Posted by: Mike Davis

The Houston Astros have made an impressive MLB online betting push for the lead in the AL West. And while they currently lead the division, they’re not that far ahead of the 2nd place Seattle Mariners. So in tonight’s Houston Astros vs. San Francisco Giants matchup, the Astros will be looking to build on their slim lead. What kind of 3 team teaser odds are they facing?

San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros – Tuesday, May 22nd   

Series: Game 2

When: 2:10 pm ET

Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

TV: Local Broadcast

Stream: MLB TV

MLB Online Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Giants +1½ (+110) 7½ (-115) +240
Astros -1½ (-130) 7½ (-105) -260
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San Francisco Giants

The Giants jump into this evening’s matchup with a 24-24 record that ranks them 3rd in the NL West. Despite having a .500 record, San Fran is only 2-games behind the division-leading Colorado Rockies. And while that may place them in contention for the lead in the NL West, San Francisco will need better results down the road if they are to make that push. All in all, the Giants are 2-3 in their last 5 and could desperately use a rebound. However, the Giants may have already laid the foundation for that rebound as they enter this evening’s matchup riding a 2-game winning streak. To help keep the momentum going, the Giants will be sending Andrew Suarez to the mound this evening. Suarez is 1-3 on the year with a whopping 4.88 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Brandon Belt (11 HR, 29 RBI, .313 BA), Brandon Crawford (4 HR, 19 RBI, .302 BA), and Evan Longoria (8 HR, 23 RBI, .256 BA).

Houston Astros  

The Astros fly into this evening’s matchup with a 30-18 record that ranks them 1st in the AL West. At the present moment, Houston owns a 2-game lead over the Seattle Mariners, their nearest threat in the division. So far, the Astros have been doing a decent job of holding onto the division lead. In their last 5 games, Houston has posted a 4-1 record. And to beat up on the Giants this evening, Houston will be starting Gerrit Cole. Cole is 4-1 on the season with a 1.75 ERA and a 0.79 WHIP.

Players to Watch: George Springer (9 HR, 28 RBI, .292 BA), Carlos Correa (8 HR, 31 RBI, .274 BA), and Josh Reddick (6 HR, 18 RBI, .227 BA).

San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • San Francisco is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Houston is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing San Francisco
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 11 games
San Francisco Giants vs. Houston Astros Betting Picks

So which side should sportsbook betting players favor in this Houston Astros vs. San Francisco Giants matchup? All things considered, it’s much better to stick with Houston this evening. Not only do they have home field advantage, they’re also having a much better season. The money line is a bit steep on Houston’s side so you’ll be better off taking them against the spread. Sign up now to make this MLB betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 4-1 Houston. The Astros deliver a beating to San Francisco.

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