San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Prediction

The San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates are slated to get together on Wednesday for the middle game of a three game series. The Pirates won the first game of the series on Tuesday. With the loss, the Giants are now 23-26 on the season. San Francisco is in third place in the National League West.

For the Pittsburgh Pirates, their win moved them to 23-26 on the season as well. Pittsburgh has won back to back games, and four out of their last five overall. The Pittsburgh Pirates are -120 in this game over the Giants. The total for this affair sits at 7.5 runs.

Struggling Giants Squad

San Francisco held a 6-2 lead heading into the 9th inning, and could not close the door. Wilmer Flores drove in the first run of the game, and the Giants led 2-0 early. Thairo Estrada hit his 8th home run of the season, and Matt Chapman added his 6th later in the game.

The Giants have not been a great offensive team this season. They are scoring just ove r4.1 runs per game. The Giants average over 8 hits per game, and have clubbed 22 homeruns on the season. San Francisco’s top batting average so far this season has been LaMonte Wade, as he is hitting .321.

Blake Snell is slated to get the start for the San Francisco Giants. The Cy Young of a season has gotten off to a terrible start in 2024. Snell is coming off an injured thigh, and has not pitched since April 19th. Before he got hurt, he made three starts, and went 0-3. He sits with an 11.57 ERA. In 11.2 innings, he allowed two homeruns.

Youngster for Pittsburgh on the Mound

Jared Jones will get the nod for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jones is one of the best young starting pitchers in all of Major League Baseball. Jones Is 3-4 on the season with a 2.89 earned run average. Over 53 innings, Jones has struck out 63 batters, and walked just 7.

The Pirates scored four runs in the ninth with Oneil Cruz tying the game with a double. In the bottom half of the 10th, Nick Gonzales drove in the game winning run. Pittsburgh is now just shy of 4 runs per game as a team. The Pirates have struggled hitting the longball, as they are 18th in the league, with 45.

The top offensive threats for Pittsburgh have been Cruz, Connor Joe and Andrew McCutchen. Joe and McCutchen both have six homeruns on the season. The Pirates have seen Joe lead the team with 22 runs batted in.

Pirates Top Giants

The Pittsburgh Pirates have their young star going. Blake Snell has struggled since holding out for a long time, and returning. Now, he has been hurt, and just not right. We like the Pirates to beat the Giants at home here.

Our final bet for this game on Wednesday is the Pittsburgh Pirates -120 over the San Francisco Giants. We hope you enjoy this game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball bets!

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