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San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Betting Preview

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Aug 24, 10:15 PM | GrassAT&T Park

San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at AT&T Park on Wednesday as host San Francisco battles the San Diego Padres in baseball odds action.

San Francisco hands the ball to starter Tim Lincecum in this one and he'll try to improve on his 11-10 mark on the year. San Diego counters with Tim Stauffer, who will try to quiet the fans and the Giants bats at the same time.

View San Diego vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, San Francisco sat as -190 favorites. The total was set at 6.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 4-ranked Giants and the National League No. 10-rated Padres in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 16 ranked National League offense (3.4 runs per game) against a Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 in the National League at 3.8 runs allowed per game. The Giants have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, almost the same as the Padres have managed so far this season (8.1 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, San Diego owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.

The Padres were a 7-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +123 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. The Padres grabbed a win last time out, defeating Matt Cain and the Giants 7-5 on Tuesday at AT&T Park.

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Padres at Giants trends to consider:
San Diego is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Diego's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
San Francisco is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games

Next up:
San Diego at Arizona, Friday, August 26
San Francisco home to Houston, Thursday, August 25