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    The San Francisco Giants (28-27) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (27-27) meet on Wednesday at 3:45 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. The Giants are favored (-125) to win the rubber match against the Pirates (+106). Alex Wood starts for San Francisco while Pittsburgh will counter with Mitch Keller.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Giants vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:45 PM ET
    • Location: San Francisco, California
    • Stadium: Oracle Park
    Giants vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Giants -125 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Giants vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-BA

    Giants Stats & Trends

    Giants Batting

    • The Giants average 1.4 home runs per game to rank fifth in MLB play with 76 total home runs.
    • San Francisco’s .247 batting average ranks 16th in MLB.
    • The Giants are 16th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .319.
    • San Francisco strikes out 9.8 times per game, the second-worst average in MLB.
    • The Giants have hit 30 home runs at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • San Francisco is averaging 2.5 extra-base hits per game while slugging .393 in home contests.
    • The team is batting .248 with 227 hits (8.1 per game) at home this season.

    Giants Key Batters

    • Michael Conforto is batting .250 with three doubles, 11 home runs and 23 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .347 and a slugging percentage of .464.
    • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 94th, his on-base percentage ranks 55th, and he is 58th in slugging.
    • Conforto has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .529 with a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • LaMonte Wade Jr leads San Francisco in OBP (.410) this season, fueled by 43 hits. He’s batting .267 while slugging .441.
    • Among qualified hitters, his batting average places him 63rd, his on-base percentage sixth, and his slugging percentage 77th.
    • Wade enters this game looking to extend his four-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .200 with a double and a walk.
    • J.D. Davis leads San Francisco with 47 hits. He is batting .276 this season and 17 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
    • Mike Yastrzemski is batting .261 with a .320 OBP and 15 RBI for San Francisco this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates have hit 53 homers this season, which ranks 25th in the league.
    • Pittsburgh ranks 19th in MLB with a .242 team batting average.
    • The Pirates have an OBP of .319 this season, which ranks 16th in MLB.
    • Pittsburgh has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the ninth-best strikeout rate (8.4 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • In 29 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 35 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • Pittsburgh is slugging .423 in 29 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .244 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has racked up a slugging percentage of .503, a team-high for the Pirates. He’s batting .284 with an on-base percentage of .336.
    • Including all the qualifying players in MLB, his batting average ranks 38th, his on-base percentage ranks 79th, and he is 32nd in slugging.
    • Andrew McCutchen’s .359 on-base percentage leads his team. He has a batting average of .262 while slugging .440.
    • He ranks 77th in batting average, 40th in on-base percentage and 79th in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Carlos Santana is hitting .226 with 14 doubles, three home runs and 26 walks.
    • Jack Suwinski paces his team with 35 hits.

    Giants vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Alex Wood (SF) Pitcher Mitch Keller (PIT)
    1 – 0 W/L 6 – 1
    25.2 IP 68.2
    3.51 ERA 3.01
    1.442 WHIP 1.034
    9.1 K/9 11.1
    4.6 BB/9 2.1

    Giants vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Giants: Thairo Estrada: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Joey Bart: 10 Day IL (Groin), Joc Pederson: 10 Day IL (Hand), Ross Stripling: 15 Day IL (Back), Heliot Ramos: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm)
    • Pirates: Vince Velásquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Ji-Man Choi: 60 Day IL (Achilles), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Wil Crowe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Santana: day-to-day (Lumbar spine)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Giants and Pirates (Last 10 Games)

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