San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Betting Matchup Report
San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the San Diego vs San Francisco battle on Friday at PETCO Park as the Padres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Padres will turn to Andrew Cashner and his 0-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Giants send Tim Lincecum (2-0) to the hill.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Padres as +103 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
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:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Diego's National League No. 12-ranked scoring average of 3.3 runs per game, against a Giants offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.3 runs per game in the league. The Padres have averaged 7.9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Giants hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
The Giants were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +138 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. San Francisco lost a tight one on Wednesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-2 score against Arizona at AT&T Park.
San Diego won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Brewers on April 24. Bettors who backed the Padres at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Diego got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday at PETCO Park behind starter Edinson Volquez.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 8-2
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Giants at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Francisco's last 9 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego
San Francisco is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego's last 9 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 17 of San Diego's last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Diego's last 18 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco at San Diego, Saturday, April 27