Giants in action against the Mets after Beede’s strong showing
San Francisco; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
LINE: Giants favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco heads into the matchup after a dominant performance by Tyler Beede. Beede went eight innings, surrendering zero runs on three hits with five strikeouts against New York.
The Giants are 22-26 in home games. San Francisco ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .237 batting average. Buster Posey leads the team with an average of .259.
The Mets have gone 21-34 away from home. New York is slugging .428 as a unit. Pete Alonso leads the team with a slugging percentage of .606. The Giants won the last meeting 1-0. Sam Dyson recorded his fourth victory and Alex Dickerson went 0-for-0 for San Francisco. Jacob Rhame registered his first loss for New York.
Alonso leads the Mets with 32 home runs and has 72 RBIs. Michael Conforto is 10-for-36 with a double, a home run and five RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 9-1, .277 batting average, 2.71 ERA, outscored opponents by 35 runs
Mets: 5-5, .236 batting average, 3.86 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs