Giants Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 14, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The Pittsburgh Pirates (44-69) bring a three-game losing streak into a home contest versus the San Francisco Giants (56-56), at 4:05 PM ET on Sunday. San Francisco’s (-275 to win) Alex Wood and Pittsburgh’s (+226) Zach Thompson will be the starting pitchers.

The betting insights in what follows are based off odds valid as of August 14, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Giants vs Pirates Betting Lines

Giants Betting Insights

  • The Giants have won 46, or 59%, of the 78 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • San Francisco has played as a favorite of -275 or more once this season and won that game.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Giants have a 73.3% chance to win.
  • So far this season, San Francisco and its opponents have hit the over in 57 of their 113 games with a total.
  • The Giants are 54-59-0 against the spread in their 113 chances this season.

Giants Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 12
ERA 4.40
K/9 9.41

Pirates Betting Insights

  • The Pirates have been chosen as underdogs in 98 games this year and have walked away with the win 36 times (36.7%) in those games.
  • This year, Pittsburgh has won four of six games when listed as at least +226 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Pirates have a 30.7% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Pittsburgh and their opponents have gone over in 49 of their 114 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Pirates are 59-55-0 against the spread in their 114 games that had a posted line this season.

Pirates Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.2
HR 7
ERA 4.18
K/9 6.64

Pirates Probable Pitcher – Zach Thompson

  • Thompson makes the start for the Pirates, his 20th of the season. He is 3-9 with a 5.08 ERA and 62 strikeouts over 90 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Wednesday, the right-hander tossed four innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks, allowing two earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • Thompson has pitched five or more innings in a game nine times this season heading into this matchup.
  • The Pirates have a 6-12 record in Thompson’s 18 starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Thompson’s team has a 7-12 record in his starts this season.
  • Thompson has had 19 starts that oddsmakers set a total for this season, and 10 of those matchups finished over the total.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Pirates Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Wil Crowe 45 60.2 8.6 8.0 0.5 3.12
Duane Underwood Jr. 29 36.0 9.5 10.1 0.3 4.25
Chase De Jong 25 42.1 7.4 6.8 1.5 2.55
Tyler Beede 23 48.1 5.6 9.8 0.8 3.72
Colin Holderman 20 25.0 7.2 5.6 0.0 1.44

Giants Probable Pitcher – Alex Wood

  • Wood’s team is 10-12-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw six scoreless innings against the San Diego Padres while allowing three hits.
  • Wood has pitched five or more innings in three straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • Wood’s team is 8-6 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite.
  • Wood’s team has an 11-11 record in his starts this season.
  • Games Wood has started this season hit the over 11 times in 22 chances.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Giants Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
John Brebbia 51 49.2 39 2.54 12 0
Tyler Rogers 50 52.0 33 4.85 12 0
Camilo Doval 49 48.0 60 3.00 2 17
Dominic Leone 44 39.1 42 4.35 11 3
Jarlin García 40 42.2 35 2.95 2 0

Giants Hitting Trends

  • The Giants are 28-6 this season in games when they send out two or more home runs.
  • The Giants have had at least five extra-base hits in 19 games this season, and finished 15-4 in those contests.
  • The club has racked up eight or more hits in 48 games this season, and is 32-16 in those contests.
  • The Giants are 37-8 in the games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Giants have gone 27-10 over the 37 games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Pirates Hitting Trends

  • They are 18-10 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • They have gone 10-3 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • They have a record of 33-17 this season when collecting eight or more base hits in a game.
  • They have won 30 of their 38 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have a 13-8 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Giants vs. Pirates Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Pirates (+226)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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