San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/20/2022

by | Apr 20, 2022

The New York Mets (8-3) will look to Brandon Nimmo, with homers in two straight games, to pull off an upset win over the San Francisco Giants (6-4) Wednesday at Citi Field. The Giants are -113 moneyline favorites for the game, which starts at 7:10 PM ET. Carlos Rodon will get the ball for San Francisco while New York counter with Chris Bassitt.

San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Giants vs Mets Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Giants -113 -106 7 +106 -125 -1.5 +156 -186

Computer Predictions for Giants vs. Mets

Our computer pick: New York Mets (-106) and Over (7)

Giants vs. Mets Game Info

  • San Francisco Giants probable starting pitcher: Carlos Rodón
  • New York Mets probable starting pitcher: Chris Bassitt
  • Game Day: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Queens, New York
  • Stadium: Citi Field

San Francisco Giants vs New York Mets Pitching Matchup

Rodón Bassitt
2 GS 2
1-0 W-L 2-0
1.50 ERA 0.75
12.0 IP 12.0
4 BB 3
21 SO 14

Giants Starter Carlos Rodón

  • The Giants will look to Rodon (1-0) in his third start of the season.
  • His last time out came on Friday against the Cleveland Guardians, when the lefty went seven innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing two hits.
  • Over his two games this season, opposing hitters have compiled a batting average of only .128 against him. He has a 1.50 ERA and averages 15.8 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The opposing Mets offense has the 12th-ranked slugging percentage (.381) and ranks eighth in MLB play with 11 home runs. It has a collective .241 batting average, and is 11th in MLB with 86 total hits and seventh in MLB action scoring 52 runs.
  • The 29-year-old ranks ninth in ERA (1.50), seventh in WHIP (.750), and first in K/9 (15.8) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Mets Starter Chris Bassitt

  • Bassitt heads to the mound for the Mets to make his third start of the season, seeking his third win.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw six innings, giving up one earned run while allowing two hits against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • He has an ERA of .75, a batting average against of .125 and 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings in two games this season.
  • He has earned a quality start two times in two starts this season.
  • Bassitt has made two starts of five or more innings in two chances this season, and averages 6.0 frames when he pitches.
  • The Giants rank 22nd in MLB with a .214 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 19th in the league (.352) and 10 home runs.
  • The 33-year-old ranks second in ERA (.75), third in WHIP (.667), and 11th in K/9 (10.5) among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign.

Giants Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Giants have won five of the seven games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • San Francisco has a record of 5-2 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -113 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 53.1% chance of a victory for the Giants.
  • San Francisco and its opponents have gone over the total this season in three of their 11 opportunities.
  • The Giants are 4-6-0 against the spread in their 10 chances this season.

Mets Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Mets have split the two contests they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • New York has been listed as an underdog of -106 or more on two occasions this season and split those games.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mets have a 51.5% chance of pulling out a win.
  • New York and its opponents have gone over the total this season in three of their 12 opportunities.
  • In 11 games with a line this season, the Mets have a mark of 8-3-0 against the spread.

Giants Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Brandon Belt paces the Giants in runs batted in (five) and has put up a team-high batting average of .290.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Belt’s home run total ranks him 26th, and his RBI tally ranks him 66th.
  • Belt brings a hitting streak of two games into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .211 with a home run, five walks and four RBI.
  • Thairo Estrada has a double, a home run and a walk while batting .216.
  • Estrada is 76th in home runs and 97th in RBI on the year.
  • Joc Pederson leads the Giants with three home runs.
  • Pederson will look to build on his three-game hitting in this game. In his last five games he is hitting .294 with three home runs and three RBI.
  • Wilmer Flores has two doubles, a home run and two walks while batting .200.
  • Flores is riding a two-game hitting streak into this one. In his last five games he is batting .250 with a double, a home run, a walk and three RBI.
Brandon Belt 8 .290 .421 .516 2 5 9
Thairo Estrada 10 .216 .237 .324 1 4 8
Joc Pederson 8 .280 .333 .640 3 3 7
Wilmer Flores 8 .200 .242 .367 1 4 6
Joey Bart 8 .240 .367 .520 2 4 6

Mets Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Francisco Lindor paces the Mets with three home runs and has accumulated a team-best batting average of .317.
  • Lindor is eighth in home runs and 11th in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Lindor has collected a hit in six games in a row. During his last 10 outings he is batting .333 with four doubles, three home runs, eight walks and eight RBI.
  • Pete Alonso has been a reliable source of runs this year, leading the lineup with three home runs and 14 RBI.
  • Alonso is eighth in homers and second in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Starling Marte is hitting .220 with two home runs and two walks.
  • Eduardo Escobar has five doubles, a triple and eight walks while hitting .286.
Francisco Lindor 11 .317 .429 .634 3 9 13
Pete Alonso 11 .220 .292 .488 3 14 9
Starling Marte 10 .220 .289 .366 2 7 9
Eduardo Escobar 10 .286 .419 .486 0 4 10
Brandon Nimmo 7 .273 .407 .591 2 2 6

Betting Tips for Giants vs. Mets

Our best bet is the Mets on the moneyline at -106 after looking at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will over the total of 7 runs.

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