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San Francisco Giants Favored by -140 Against San Diego Padres on Thursday

The visiting San Francisco Giants hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at PETCO Park against the San Diego Padres.

San Diego sends James Shields out against Jeff Samardzija for the San Francisco Giants in this game. Shields is 2-5 with a 3.12 ERA on the season, while Samardzija is 5-2 on the year and has a 2.88 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Diego Padres were listed as 130 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Giants to win this game 4.8-1.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

San Diego (17-24) will face the 24-18 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs San Francisco injuries news.

The San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants odds would favor the Giants if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. San Diego is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while San Francisco is at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has baseball's No. 28-rated offensive output, at 7.63 hits per game. The San Francisco Giants average 8.86 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and San Diego has the No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the No. 16 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over San Diego on Wednesday at PETCO Park behind starter J Cueto.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco home to Chicago, Friday, May 20th
San Diego home to Los Angeles, Friday, May 20th

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