San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets odds, tips and betting trends | May 23

At Oracle Park on Monday, the New York Mets (28-15) open a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants (22-18), at 9:45 PM ET.

The favored Giants (-146 moneyline odds to win) play at home against the Mets (+125). The scheduled starters are Alex Cobb (3-1) for the San Francisco Giants, and David Peterson for the New York Mets.

The Giants lost their most recent game against the Padres by a 10-1 score yesterday. Alex Wood picked up the loss after throwing three innings, giving up five earned runs on eight hits while striking out four.

The Mets knocked off the Rockies 2-0 yesterday. Francisco Lindor led the way offensively after going 2-for-4 with an RBI, and Taijuan Walker got the win, pitching seven innings without giving up an earned run on five hits, while striking out six.

To prepare for the Giants vs. Mets matchup, here is what you need to prepare for Monday’s baseball action.

San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Giants (-146, bet $146 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Mets (+125, bet $100 to win $125)
  • Over/under: 7.5

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Giants Stats and Trends

Giants Betting Records

  • The Giants have been favorites in 33 games this season and won 20 (60.6%) of those contests.
  • This season, San Francisco has won 11 of its 18 games, or 61.1%, when favored by at least -146 on the moneyline.
  • The Giants have a 59.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • San Francisco and its opponents have hit the over in 22 of their 41 games with a total this season.
  • The Giants are 18-22-0 against the spread in their 40 chances this season.

Alex Cobb (Giants Probable Starter)

  • The Giants will send Cobb (3-1) to the mound for his seventh start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Wednesday, when he tossed 5 1/3 innings while giving up seven earned runs on 10 hits in a matchup with the Colorado Rockies.
  • The 34-year-old has pitched in six games this season with an ERA of 5.61, a 3.556 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.519.
  • In six starts this season, Cobb has not yet earned a quality start.
  • Cobb has pitched five or more innings in three straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • The Mets rank third in MLB with a .253 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 16th in the league (.380) and 34 home runs.
  • This season, the right-hander has pitched against the Mets in one game, and they have gone 6-for-19 with two doubles and three RBI over 4 1/3 innings.

Giants Batting Stats

  • The Giants have hit 43 homers this season, which ranks ninth in the league.
  • The offense for the Giants has a slugging percentage of .390 this season, 13th in MLB.
  • San Francisco ranks 10th in MLB with a .244 team batting average.
  • The Giants are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking fourth with 198 total runs this season.
  • San Francisco is among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking fourth with an OBP of .326.
  • The Giants are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking 10th with an average of 8.2 strikeouts per game.

Mets Stats and Trends

Mets Betting Records

  • The Mets have been victorious in four of the six contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • New York has played as an underdog of +125 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Mets have a 44.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • New York and their opponents have hit the over in 19 of their 45 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Mets have posted a record of 25-18-0 against the spread this season.

David Peterson (Mets Probable Starter)

  • Peterson gets the call to start for the Mets, his first this season.
  • The 26-year-old southpaw makes his season debut and his first appearance in more than a year.
  • The Giants are fourth in MLB action with 198 runs scored this season, and are batting .244 with 43 home runs (ninth in baseball).

Mets Batting Stats

  • The Mets rank 21st in MLB play with 34 home runs. They average 0.8 per game.
  • This season, the Mets rank 16th in baseball, slugging .380.
  • New York’s .253 batting average is third-best in MLB.
  • The offense for the Mets is No. 6 in baseball scoring 4.5 runs per game (194 total runs).
  • New York’s .328 on-base percentage is second-best in baseball.
  • The Mets strike out 7.5 times per game, the seventh-fewest mark in baseball.

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Giants vs. Mets: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Monday, May 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:45 PM ET
  • Stadium: Oracle Park
  • TV Channel: SportsNet NY
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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