San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates odds, tips and betting trends | June 17

At PNC Park on Friday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-37) begin a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants (35-27), at 7:05 PM ET.

The Pirates are an underdog at home (+180) versus the Giants (-210). Zach Thompson will take the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but there’s been no pitching decision announced by the San Francisco Giants yet.

The Giants’ matchup Friday versus the Royals resulted in a 3-2 loss. Brandon Belt went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI in the defeat, while John Brebbia threw one inning, giving up one earned run on one hit en route to taking the loss.

The Pirates beat the Cardinals 6-4 Friday, with Wil Crowe registering the win while pitching two innings without giving up an earned run on two hits. Bryan Reynolds went 2-for-3 with a triple, a home run and two RBI to pace the Pirates’ offense.

Ahead of the Giants vs. Pirates matchup, here’s everything you need to prepare for Friday’s baseball action.

San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Giants (-210, bet $210 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Pirates (+180, bet $100 to win $180)
  • Over/under: 8

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Giants Stats and Trends

Giants Betting Records

  • The Giants have won 29, or 60.4%, of the 48 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • This season, San Francisco has won seven of its 11 games, or 63.6%, when favored by at least -210 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 67.7% chance of a victory for the Giants.
  • San Francisco’s games have gone over the total in 30 of their 63 chances.
  • The Giants have an ATS record of 30-32-0 in 62 games with a spread this season.

Giants Batting Stats

  • The Giants’ 73 home runs rank 12th in Major League Baseball.
  • The offense for the Giants has a slugging percentage of .399 this season, 11th in MLB.
  • San Francisco ranks 17th in MLB with a .239 team batting average.
  • The Giants have scored the sixth-most runs in the league this season with 304.
  • San Francisco is among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking seventh with an OBP of .321.
  • The Giants rank 14th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.5 whiffs per contest.

Pirates Stats and Trends

Pirates Betting Records

  • The Pirates have come away with 18 wins in the 48 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Pittsburgh has a win-loss record of 6-9 when favored by +180 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Pirates have a 35.7% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Pittsburgh and their opponents have gone over in 25 of their 62 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Pirates have posted a record of 27-35-0 against the spread this season.

Zach Thompson (Pirates Probable Starter)

  • Thompson makes his first start of the season for the Pirates.
  • It’s the season debut and his first appearance in more than a year for the 28-year-old righty.
  • The Giants have scored 304 runs this season (sixth in MLB) and are batting .239 collectively with 73 home runs (12th in the league).

Pirates Batting Stats

  • The Pirates rank 22nd in MLB action with 55 total home runs.
  • This season, the Pirates are slugging .354, the third-lowest average in baseball.
  • Pittsburgh is 27th in MLB with a .220 batting average.
  • The Pirates score the third-fewest runs in baseball (212 total, 3.4 per game).
  • Pittsburgh is 28th in the league with a .290 on-base percentage.
  • The Pirates strike out 9.1 times per game, the No. 25 mark in the league.

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Giants vs. Pirates: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Friday, June 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Stadium: PNC Park
  • TV Channel: ATT Sportsnet Pittsburgh
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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