Giants visit San Diego Padres in MLB clash
San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Odds
San Francisco pays a visit to San Diego on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Padres bats in baseball action at PETCO Park.
San Francisco puts its faith in starter Barry Zito to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-1. Getting the ball for the Padres is Eric Stults, who owns a 2-2 record on the season with a 4.70 ERA.
The Padres - Giants odds would favor the Giants if the lines were set according to our power ranks. San Diego is rated No. 8 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while San Francisco is at No. 7 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, San Diego owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Giants are rated No. 2 in the same category at 8.8 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
San Francisco lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Padres on April 26. Bettors who backed the Padres at -107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Giants endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Padres on Friday, with Tim Lincecum throwing 7 innings of 6-hit ball at PETCO Park.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Giants at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Francisco's last 18 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Diego's last 18 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Francisco at San Diego, Sunday, April 28