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The San Francisco Giants are ready to commence their campaign versus their in-state nemesis San Diego Padres at PETCO Park. Fox Sports San Diego will be televising the matchup and the game gets going at 10:10 p.m. ET.

San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres Odds

Vegas is listing San Francisco (+135) as the dog to San Diego (-145). If you think this game’s total will go under 7.5 runs, bookmakers are currently offering even money odds (+100). Picking the over will give you -120 odds. Runline odds stand at -160 for picking the Giants +1.5 runs and +140 for the Padres -1.5.

The southpaw Derek Holland will get the ball for the visiting Giants. Holland recorded 169 strikeouts over 171 innings last year with 67 walks but finished the season 7-9 overall with a 3.57 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP. He made five starts against the Padres in 2018 and put together a 1-1 record against them with a 5.47 ERA and 21 strikeouts.

The Padres are putting the ball in the hands of lefty Joey Lucchesi, who recorded 145 strikeouts across 130 innings last year (26 starts), while finishing the season 8-9 overall with a 4.08 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP. He made two starts against the Giants a year ago and put up a 1-0 record with a 3.27 ERA and 17 strikeouts.

Giants vs. Padres Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The Giants went 11-8 SU against the Padres last season.
  • The Padres’ bullpen managed an ERA of 2.84 against the Giants last year.