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MLB betting line favors Giants over Padres

San Francisco GiantsSan Diego Padres
Aug 19, 4:05 PM | GrassPETCO Park

San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Odds

66-54TEAM RECORD52-70

The San Francisco Giants will look to grab a road win when they take on the Padres in San Diego at PETCO Park on Sunday in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Ryan Vogelsong for the Giants on the hill facing Clayton Richard for the Padres. Vogelsong brings a 10-6 mark to the game, while Richard is 9-12 to date on the season.

View San Francisco vs San Diego Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Padres were listed as +110 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 6.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Padres rated this week at No. 13 and the Giants sitting at No. 1.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between San Diego and its National League No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 9 lineup of the Giants at 4.3 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Diego has the National League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

The Giants were an 8-7 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors. San Francisco looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Padres, an 8-7 final on Saturday in support of Barry Zito at PETCO Park.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 9-1
After playing San Francisco are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Giants at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing San Diego
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing San Francisco
San Diego is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco at LA Dodgers, Monday, August 20
San Diego home to Pittsburgh, Monday, August 20

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