Houston Astros vs. San Francisco Giants: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 10, 2024

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Jun 10, 2024 6:13 AM
On Monday, June 10, 2024, at 9:45 PM, the Houston Astros (30-36 overall, 13-18 on the road) will face off against the San Francisco Giants (32-34 overall, 17-14 at home) at Oracle Park. The Giants have a strong home record, which may spell trouble for the Astros, who have struggled on the road this season. Can the Astros find a way to overcome their road woes and take down the Giants in this interleague matchup?
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Astros vs Giants starting pitchers

  • Kyle Harrison for San Francisco Giants
  • Spencer Arrighetti for Houston Astros

Astros vs Giants statistics

Stat Astros Giants
Hits 590 (2nd) 547 (11th)
Batting Average .260 (2nd) .246 (12th)
Runs Batted In 286 (10th) 270 (13th)
Runs 297 (10th) 283 (15th)
Home Runs 84 (4th) 64 (Tied-19th)
Walks 193 (Tied-21st) 212 (10th)
Stolen Bases 44 (14th) 21 (30th)
Strikeouts 448 (30th) 526 (20th)
Pitches 9246 (25th) 9746 (11th)

San Francisco Giants recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/9/24 @ Texas Rangers L 7-2
6/8/24 @ Texas Rangers W 3-1
6/7/24 @ Texas Rangers W 5-2
6/5/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks W 9-3
6/4/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 8-5

Houston Astros recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/9/24 @ Los Angeles Angels L 9-7
6/8/24 @ Los Angeles Angels W 6-1
6/7/24 @ Los Angeles Angels W 7-1
6/5/24 vs St. Louis Cardinals L 4-2
6/4/24 vs St. Louis Cardinals W 8-5

Astros vs Giants predictions

So, diving into the Houston Astros' line-up, it seems we should keep our eyes peeled for a few key players. Jose Altuve, ever the dynamo, looks set to potentially chalk up more than a run and a hit given his consistent performance against varying pitchers. Then there's Jeremy Pena, who’s been swinging a hot bat with a batting average that's nudged over the .300 mark this season. With these guys setting the pace, the Astros might just have the edge they need offensively. However, keeping the strikeouts low will be essential for them to capitalize on their opportunities.

Switching gears to the San Francisco Giants, Thairo Estrada brings a lot to the table, especially looking at his ability to chip in crucial RBIs. Michael Conforto, despite not having the most spectacular batting average, has demonstrated power with a decent tally of homers. Given their story so far, if these two can find their rhythm early in the game, it could significantly boost the Giants' scoring potential. Their ability to convert starts into scores will be crucial, bolstered hopefully by Patrick Bailey who’s been getting on base with commendable frequency.

Considering the projections and recent performances, I’m leaning towards a prediction that might see the San Francisco Giants taking the win, especially with Kyle Harrison showing stronger pitching stats compared to Spencer Arrighetti of the Astros. If Harrison can manage those crucial early innings well, and the Giants' batters capitalize on any slips from Arrighetti, they could very well dominate the game. Expect it to be competitive, but the Giants might just have the extra edge at Oracle Park.

San Francisco Giants injuries

  • Nick Ahmed (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Chase Pinder (CF): Day-To-Day
  • Matt Chapman (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Marco Luciano (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Yusniel Diaz (RF): Day-To-Day

Houston Astros injuries

  • Miguel Palma (C): Day-To-Day
  • Dixon Machado (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Alex Bregman (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Jacob Melton (CF): Day-To-Day
  • Rhett Kouba (SP): Day-To-Day

Astros vs Giants game info

Venue Oracle Park
Location San Francisco, California
First pitch Mon 9:45 PM
Temperature 54°
Chance of Rain 2%

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