Giants Vs Reds: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 28, 2022

Written By Staff on May 28, 2022

The San Francisco Giants (24-20) and the Cincinnati Reds (15-30) square off on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET. San Francisco’s (-182 to win) Alex Wood starts against Cincinnati’s (+154) Vladimir Gutierrez.

The betting facts in the article below are based off odds valid as of May 28, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET.

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Giants vs Reds Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Wood (SF) Pitcher Gutierrez (CIN)
3 – 3 W/L 0 – 5
37.1 IP 30.0
4.82 ERA 8.70
1.554 WHIP 1.900
9.4 K/9 7.2
2.9 BB/9 6.3

Giants Probable Starter Alex Wood

  • Wood gets the start for the Giants, his ninth of the season. He is 3-3 with a 4.82 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 37 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Sunday against the San Diego Padres, the lefty went 3 2/3 innings, giving up five earned runs while surrendering eight hits.
  • The 31-year-old has an ERA of 4.82, with 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings, in eight games this season.
  • Wood is yet to register a quality start so far this year.
  • The opposing Reds offense has the 21st-ranked slugging percentage (.367) and is 20th in MLB play with 40 home runs. It has a collective .227 batting average, and is 25th in MLB with 330 total hits and 13th in MLB play scoring 192 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 28, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Wood

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joey Votto 16 .312 5 1 5 .450 1.075
Brandon Drury 11 .182 2 0 0 .182 .364
Albert Almora Jr. 8 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mike Moustakas 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tyler Naquin 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Reds Probable Starter Vladimir Gutierrez

  • The Reds’ Gutierrez (0-5) will make his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched out of the bullpen on Monday, when he threw 4 2/3 innings, giving up four earned runs while allowing four hits to the Chicago Cubs.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 8.70 and 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings in seven games this season.
  • Gutierrez has not earned a quality start in five starts this season.
  • The Giants have scored 224 runs this season, which ranks third in MLB. They are batting .248 for the campaign with 52 home runs, eighth in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 28, 2022 at 3:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Gutierrez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joc Pederson 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have put together a 22-15 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 59.5% of those games).
  • San Francisco is 6-3 (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -182 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Giants have an implied win probability of 64.5%.
  • San Francisco has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 25 times this season for a 25-18-1 record against the over/under.
  • The Giants have a 22-22-0 record ATS this season.
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Reds Betting Trends

  • The Reds have won 12, or 32.4%, of the 37 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Cincinnati has a record of 4-13, a 23.5% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +154 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 39.4% chance of a victory for the Reds.
  • Cincinnati’s games have gone over the total in 26 of their 45 chances.
  • The Reds are 20-25-0 against the spread in their 45 chances this season.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Wilmer Flores is hitting .264 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 12 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Flores’ batting average ranks 58th, his on-base percentage ranks 81st, and he is 69th in the league in slugging.
  • Joc Pederson has three doubles, 11 home runs and 11 walks while hitting .262.
  • Thairo Estrada is batting .273 with 11 doubles, two home runs and nine walks. He has a .383 slugging percentage, which leads the Giants.
  • Mike Yastrzemski has nine doubles, four home runs and 19 walks while hitting .301. He has collected 34 hits with a .404 OBP to pace his team in both.

Giants Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Thairo Estrada 154 .273 25 2 20 .311 .694
Brandon Crawford 152 .230 21 4 19 .312 .667
Wilmer Flores 144 .264 22 4 25 .323 .740
Darin Ruf 142 .232 26 3 17 .364 .695
Mike Yastrzemski 113 .301 23 4 15 .404 .891
Joc Pederson 107 .262 17 11 25 .336 .934
Luis González 84 .321 12 2 15 .368 .820
Joey Bart 79 .165 11 4 7 .305 .634
Evan Longoria 43 .233 4 2 6 .250 .669
Tommy La Stella 27 .296 4 2 5 .321 .951

Reds Players to Watch

  • Brandon Drury has 32 hits, which ranks first among Cincinnati hitters this season, while batting .241 with 18 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualified batters, Drury is 95th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 92nd, and he is 21st in slugging percentage.
  • Tommy Pham has a slash line of .235/.339/.376 this season and a team-best OPS of .715.
  • Pham’s batting average is 106th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him 58th, and he is 118th in slugging.
  • Tyler Naquin has 33 hits this season and has a slash line of .252/.310/.466.
  • Kyle Farmer has been key for Cincinnati with 34 hits, an OBP of .309 plus a slugging percentage of .400.

Reds Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Tommy Pham 149 .235 26 5 17 .339 .715
Kyle Farmer 135 .252 15 3 22 .309 .709
Brandon Drury 133 .241 23 8 26 .315 .811
Tyler Naquin 131 .252 21 5 22 .310 .776
Mike Moustakas 110 .218 16 3 10 .320 .665
Tyler Stephenson 104 .317 16 4 24 .374 .864
Joey Votto 95 .158 8 2 9 .316 .590
Nick Senzel 72 .208 8 1 5 .260 .552
Matt Reynolds 66 .242 9 0 6 .346 .679
Aristides Aquino 58 .121 6 3 7 .150 .460

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