San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres

Victor TrejosBaseball, MLB

The San Francisco Giants are prepared to battle against the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park. The matchup will get going at 10:15 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to Fox Sports San Diego to catch the game.

San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants Odds

San Diego (+135) is entering this game as the underdog against San Francisco (-145) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this game at 7 runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total stand at -120 for the over and +100 for the under. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds sitting at -160 for the Padres +1.5 runs and +140 for the Giants -1.5.

The Giants are 37-38 straight up (SU) and 42-32 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 4.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 8.3 units (ATS). The Padres are 34-42 SU and have gone 38-37 ATS. In total, the team’s gained 1.3 units for moneyline bettors, but have lost 9.3 units ATS.

San Francisco games have had an over/under record of 38-34-2 so far in 2018. San Diego has an over/under record of 34-39-2.

Tyson Ross will get the nod for the visiting Padres. The right-handed Ross is 5-4 with a 3.51 ERA and 82 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with 14 strikeouts and a 0.75 ERA against San Francisco this year (two starts).

The Giants are putting the ball in the hands of lefty Madison Bumgarner (0-2, 4.67 ERA), who’s got nine strikeouts and five walks to his name, as well as a 1.38 WHIP. Bumgarner hasn’t faced the Padres yet this year, but he made three starts against them in 2017, posting a 0-2 record with a 3.80 ERA and 15 strikeouts.

San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 4.5 runs per game overall this season as a unit. The club’s starting pitching staff has a 4.52 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.68 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 8.6 K/9. In 36 games against divisional foes, Giants starters have an ERA of 4.19 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.38.

The San Francisco offense is putting up 4.2 runs per contest, including 3.9 per game against divisional foes and 4.2 per game over its last five. The team has hit .213/.315/.344 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that span.

Brandon Crawford has helped lead the Giants’ offense this year with eight home runs, 32 RBIs and 31 runs scored.

For the visitors, San Diego’s pitchers have allowed 4.5 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.76 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 8.11 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.36, along with a WHIP of 1.46.

The Padres offense has slashed .233/.299/.370 on its way to 3.8 runs scored per game this year, including 4.0 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).

Eric Hosmer has led San Diego’s offense and is slashing .281/.357/.460 with nine home runs, 33 RBIs and 35 runs scored.

The Padres just lost a 12-4 game to the Athletics, while the Giants are coming off of a 6-5 win against the Marlins.

San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Giants, ATS Winner – Padres, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The over has hit in four of San Francisco’s last seven games.
  • The Padres have hit six home runs in their last 10 games. The Giants have hit nine over their last 10.
  • San Diego has posted 18.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 18.8 over its last five.
  • The Padres have dropped five of their last six games SU.