Edinson Volquez Padres at Home vs San Francisco in MLB Clash
San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the San Diego vs San Francisco battle on Saturday at PETCO Park as the Padres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
San Diego hands the ball to starter Edinson Volquez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 6-7 mark on the year. San Francisco counters with Tim Lincecum, who will try to quiet the fans and the Padres bats at the same time.
The visitors were -108 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
This game puts the Padres, most recently No. 15 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Giants, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has the National League's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Giants average 9 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the National League list.
Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 5 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
San Francisco won its last outing, a 10-1 result against the Padres on July 12. Bettors who backed the Giants at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. San Francisco got the job done in their last match in a 10-1 victory over San Diego on Friday at PETCO Park behind starter Chad Gaudin.
A few Giants at Padres trends to consider:
San Francisco is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games ,when playing on the road against San Diego
San Francisco is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
San Francisco is 2-10-1 SU in its last 13 games ,on the road
San Diego is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games ,when playing San Francisco
San Diego is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games ,at home
San Diego is 1-12-1 SU in its last 14 games ,
San Francisco at San Diego, Sunday, July 14