Jason Marquis Padres at Home vs San Francisco in MLB Clash
San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Odds
PETCO Park hosts an MLB battle between the San Diego Padres and the visiting San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
Jason Marquis gets the call for the San Diego Padres and he will try to build on a 1-2 mark. In the other dugout, Ryan Vogelsong brings a 1-1 ledger to the game for the Giants as he tries to quiet the Padres bats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Padres as +119 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
This game matches up the No. 8 (Padres) and the No. 7 (Giants) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Diego's National League No. 12-ranked scoring average of 3.4 runs per game, against a Giants offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.3 runs per game in the league. The Padres have averaged 8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Giants hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).
San Diego owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's National League No. 9-rated defense.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were an 8-7 loser as they battled the Padres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at -109 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Francisco lost a tight one on Saturday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by an 8-7 score against San Diego at PETCO Park.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Giants at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 16 of San Francisco's last 19 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing San Diego
San Francisco is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 16 of San Diego's last 19 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
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Diego is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
San Francisco at Arizona, Monday, April 29
San Diego at Chi Cubs, Monday, April 29