San Francisco sends Madison Bumgarner vs Edinson Volquez in Giants vs Padres game
San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Odds
San Diego pays a visit to San Francisco on Friday, hoping to shut down the Giants bats in baseball action at AT&T Park.
San Francisco sends Madison Bumgarner out against Edinson Volquez for the Padres in this game. Bumgarner is 3-0 with a 1.77 ERA on the season, while Volquez is 0-3 on the year and has a 11.68 ERA.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 2-ranked Giants and the National League No. 7-rated Padres in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's National League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.6 runs per game, against a Padres offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Giants have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (8.5 per nine innings).
Defensively, San Diego features the National League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.2 runs per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the National League at home, scoring 5 runs per game.
San Diego won its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Dodgers on April 17. Bettors who backed the Padres at +230 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. San Diego rolled to a 7-2 win against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as Tyson Ross and the Padres' bats led the team to victory at Dodger Stadium.
The Giants were a 7-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. San Francisco suffered a 7-2 loss against Milwaukee on Thursday, as Matt Cain wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Miller Park.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 2-8
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 8-2
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Padres at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
San Diego is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
San Francisco is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing San Diego
San Francisco is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against San Diego
San Diego at San Francisco, Saturday, April 20