Giants Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 17, 2022

Written By Staff on June 16, 2022

The San Francisco Giants (35-27) visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-37) on Friday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 7:05 PM ET at PNC Park. The Giants head into the matchup following a series win over the Royals, and the Pirates are coming off a series loss to the Cardinals. San Francisco (-203 to win) has Carlos Rodon set to start, while Pittsburgh (+170) will send out Zach Thompson.

The betting facts in what follows use the latest odds as of June 17, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Giants vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Rodón (SF) Pitcher Thompson (PIT)
5 – 4 W/L 3 – 4
65.0 IP 50.0
3.18 ERA 4.50
1.215 WHIP 1.360
11.5 K/9 7
3.5 BB/9 3.2

Giants Probable Starter Carlos Rodón

  • Rodon gets the start for the Giants, his 13th of the season. He is 5-4 with a 3.18 ERA and 83 strikeouts in 65 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, when the left-hander tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing two hits.
  • In 12 games this season, the 29-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.18, with 11.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .221 against him.
  • Rodon heads into this game with six quality starts under his belt this season.
  • He will face a Pirates offense that ranks 28th in the league with 212 runs while batting .220 as a unit. It has a collective .354 slugging percentage (28th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 55 home runs (22nd in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 29-year-old ranks 29th in ERA (3.18), 38th in WHIP (1.215), and third in K/9 (11.5).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 17, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Rodón

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Yu Chang 10 .100 1 0 1 .100 .300
Hoy Park 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Bryan Reynolds 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Pirates Probable Starter Zach Thompson

  • Thompson (3-4) will take the mound for the Pirates, his 12th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed three hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with an ERA of 4.50, a 2.167 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.360.
  • In 11 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in one of them.
  • The Giants rank eighth in MLB with 304 runs scored this season. They have a .239 batting average this campaign with 73 home runs (12th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 17, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Thompson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joc Pederson 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have won 29 of the 48 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (60.4%).
  • San Francisco has a 7-5 record (winning 58.3% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -203 or shorter.
  • The Giants have an implied moneyline win probability of 67% in this contest.
  • In the 62 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for San Francisco, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 30 times (30-27-5).
  • The Giants have covered 51.6% of their games this season, going 32-30-0 ATS.
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Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have been underdogs in 48 games this season and won 18 (37.5%) of those contests.
  • Pittsburgh has entered 15 games this season as the underdog by +170 or more and is 6-9 in those contests.
  • The Pirates have a 37% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh’s games have gone over the total in 24 of their 62 chances.
  • The Pirates are 28-34-0 against the spread this season.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Wilmer Flores is batting .242 with 12 doubles, seven home runs and 20 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, Flores’ batting average ranks 103rd, his on-base percentage ranks 93rd, and he is 91st in the league in slugging.
  • Thairo Estrada paces his team with a .395 slugging percentage. He has 12 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 14 walks while batting .268.
  • Among qualifying batters, Estrada ranks 59th in batting average, 86th in on-base percentage, and 100th in slugging.
  • Joc Pederson is batting .269 with five doubles, 13 home runs and 16 walks.
  • Mike Yastrzemski has 15 doubles, six home runs and 29 walks while batting .269. He leads his team with 47 hits and a .376 OBP.

Giants Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Flores 207 .242 32 7 34 .316 .717
Thairo Estrada 205 .268 34 4 26 .320 .715
Brandon Crawford 198 .222 25 5 27 .312 .666
Darin Ruf 178 .219 30 5 22 .336 .679
Mike Yastrzemski 175 .269 31 6 22 .376 .833
Joc Pederson 156 .269 27 13 33 .345 .896
Luis González 139 .302 16 2 21 .363 .787
Brandon Belt 104 .231 15 5 12 .352 .765
Curt Casali 90 .233 12 4 13 .297 .697
Austin Slater 85 .235 16 3 13 .365 .765

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in total hits (57) this season while batting .257 with 21 extra-base hits.
  • Reynolds is 75th in batting average, 68th in on-base percentage and 40th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes has a slash line of .272/.355/.376 this season and a team-best OPS of .731.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Hayes ranks 44th in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage and 115th in slugging percentage.
  • Michael Chavis has 43 hits this season and has a slash line of .264/.301/.442.
  • Daniel Vogelbach is batting .214 with a .295 OBP and 17 RBI for Pittsburgh this season.

Pirates Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 222 .257 28 11 21 .333 .792
Ke’Bryan Hayes 213 .272 26 2 22 .355 .731
Michael Chavis 163 .264 17 6 22 .301 .743
Daniel Vogelbach 154 .214 16 7 17 .295 .691
Diego Castillo 153 .196 14 3 11 .242 .536
Jack Suwinski 139 .209 18 8 16 .272 .689
Cal Mitchell 63 .222 4 2 7 .265 .646
Tyler Heineman 61 .164 9 0 2 .227 .440
Tucupita Marcano 61 .262 9 2 5 .318 .728
Michael Perez 60 .100 2 2 5 .169 .369

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