Los Angeles Angels vs. San Francisco Giants: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 16, 2024

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Jun 16, 2024 6:14 AM
The Los Angeles Angels look to sweep the series against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at Oracle Park. The Angels, leading the series 2-0, aim to capitalize on their momentum against the Giants, who struggle with a 34-37 overall record and 19-17 home record. The Angels will try to extend their winning streak at 4:05 PM.
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Angels vs Giants starting pitchers

  • Kyle Harrison for San Francisco Giants
  • Jose Suarez for Los Angeles Angels

Angels vs Giants statistics

Stat Angels Giants
Hits 563 (16th) 589 (12th)
Batting Average .239 (18th) .246 (13th)
Runs Batted In 269 (23rd) 288 (Tied-13th)
Runs 288 (21st) 302 (Tied-15th)
Home Runs 79 (8th) 67 (Tied-21st)
Walks 203 (24th) 230 (Tied-9th)
Stolen Bases 62 (7th) 23 (30th)
Strikeouts 585 (14th) 569 (20th)
Pitches 10289 (15th) 10507 (10th)

San Francisco Giants recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/15/24 vs Los Angeles Angels L 4-3
6/14/24 vs Los Angeles Angels L 8-6
6/12/24 vs Houston Astros W 5-3
6/11/24 vs Houston Astros L 3-1
6/10/24 vs Houston Astros W 4-3 F/10

Los Angeles Angels recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/15/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 4-3
6/14/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 8-6
6/13/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 11-1
6/12/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks W 8-3
6/11/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 9-4

Angels vs Giants predictions

The Los Angeles Angels, looking to extend their lead in the series, have some intriguing player stats that might catch your eye. For instance, Jo Adell seems primed to make an impact with an expected solid batting performance including potentially adding a home run to his tally. On the mound, Jose Suarez might find it a bit challenging with his recent ERA figures, but he's projected to pull off a decent number of strikeouts, possibly adding up to nearly five in the game. Logan O'Hoppe, maintaining a respectable batting average of .284 this season, could indeed be a key player to watch; his consistent hitting might just be what the Angels need to rally.

Switching over to the San Francisco Giants, Kyle Harrison is likely to deliver a strong performance as the starting pitcher, bringing his sharp ERA of 3.96 into the game. His track record suggests he could strike out over five players during his innings, setting a solid foundation for the Giants. At the bat, look out for Michael Conforto who has shown potential power with eight home runs already this season. With the team’s overall capability to leverage walks and get on base, players like Thairo Estrada, despite a more modest average, could be pivotal in pushing runs across the plate.

Given the strengths and recent performances of both teams, this matchup promises to be tightly contested. However, the home advantage and a slightly stronger pitching stability might just tip the scales in favor of the San Francisco Giants. The Giants seem better positioned to exploit the Angels’ pitching vulnerabilities, especially with their hitters who have consistently faced a large number of pitches this season. Expect a close game, but my nod goes to the Giants pulling off a win, further tightening their season record.

San Francisco Giants injuries

  • Chase Pinder (CF): Day-To-Day
  • Yusniel Diaz (RF): Day-To-Day
  • Ethan Small (SP): 60-Day-IL
  • Jordan Hicks (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Blake Snell (SP): 15-Day-IL

Los Angeles Angels injuries

  • Evan White (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Brandon Drury (2B): 10-Day-IL
  • Chase Silseth (SP): 60-Day-IL
  • Miguel Sano (3B): 10-Day-IL
  • Jake Marisnick (CF): Day-To-Day

Angels vs Giants game info

Venue Oracle Park
Location San Francisco, California
First pitch Sun 4:05 PM
Temperature 58°
Chance of Rain 0%

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