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San Francisco Giants vs New York Yankees Score Prediction 07-22-16

Making a Yankees MLB prediction isn’t easy. They have been inconsistent this year because the pitching staff has had numerous injuries and a few of the old stars are just looking old. It won’t get easier for the Yankees today as the San Francisco Giants will send ace Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 2.12 ERA) to the mound trying to stop the skid the Giants have been on after the All Star break. He will be opposed by New York’s Masahiro Tanaka (7-2, 3.15). Bumgarner looked brilliant to close out the first half with a complete-game victory versus Arizona before losing last time out. The San Francisco Giants owned the best record in the majors at the All-Star break, but they have stumbled out of the gate with five consecutive losses to open the second half will be trying to keep the Yankees playoff hopes alive.

While Bumgarner will make his debut at Yankee Stadium and first start versus New York, one bit of drama was removed when San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy decided to use the designated hitter instead of having his star left-hander bat for himself (no Babe Ruth impression this time out). Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, who has not lost since June 11.

Giants vs Yankees; Time, Date, TV, Odds

GAME: San Francisco Giants (57-38) at New York Yankees (48-47)
DATE/TIME: Friday, July 22 – 7:05 PM EST
WHERE: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York
TV: 7:05 p.m. ET, MLB Network, CSN Bay Area (San Francisco), WPIX (New York)
MONEY LINE: Giants -107, Yankees +103
RUN LINE: Giants +1.5 (-220), Yankees (-1.5) +180
TOTAL: 7.5, Over (-105)

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Starting Pitchers:
Giants LH Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 2.12 ERA) vs
Yankees RH Masahiro Tanaka (7-2, 3.15)

About San Francisco Giants

Bumgarner lost his third straight road start to open the second half after giving up four runs on seven hits, (including a pair of homers) in a 4-1 loss at San Diego. In his last outing before the All Star break, he was dominating in striking out 14 batters in a one hit shutout of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Bumgarner has allowed 10 homers in nine road starts and takes an 8-7 mark with a 3.75 ERA in interleague play into Friday’s game at Yankee Stadium.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco’s last 9 games on the road
San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco’s last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Money Line On Road; 28-21, +386 (57.1%)
Money Line vs Teams That Win 46-54% of Games; 19-12, +415 (61.3%)
Money Line when Madison Bumgarner starts; 13-7, +137 (65%)
Over/Under vs Teams Averaging 3.9 to 4.2 Runs; 10-5-1 (66.7%)
Over/Under when Madison Bumgarner starts; 9-11 (45%)

About New York Yankees

Tanaka bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by limiting Boston to one run on three hits over six innings on Sunday to improve to 4-0 over his last six starts. Although he was hit hard in both no-decisions during his unbeaten run, New York’s offense bailed him out on both occasions and has produced 45 runs in that span. Tanaka has made 10 starts at Yankee Stadium, logging a 3-1 mark and 4.71 ERA.

NEW YORK YANKEES
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees’s last 9 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees’s last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
NY Yankees are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Money Line At Home; 27-21, -28 (56.2%)
Money Line 14-5, when Masahiro Tanaka starts; +530 (73.7%)
Over/Under When Line is 7.5; 13-5 (72.2%)
Over/Under when Masahiro Tanaka starts; 8-11 (42.1%)

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Giants vs Yankees MLB Prediction

We have two top pitchers going at it at Yankee stadium. If you like baseball then you don’t have to have money on this game to enjoy it. Bumgarner is the big draw today, to bad he won’t be hitting to. One thing to remember when looking at Bumgarner’s stats. He is a big game pitcher. When the season is on the line or the team needs a big performance he gets the job done. Anytime I can get him pitching for the Giants at less than -120 I will take the bet. Only bet on this game is on the San Francisco Giants money line.

Score Prediction:
Giants 4 – Yankees 2

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