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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants meet at AT&T Park.
The Padres will trot Eric Stults out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Stults has a 10-13 record and a 3.94 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Giants will be Yusmeiro Petit. The righthander has a 2.77 ERA to go along with a 4-0 record this season.
The Padres were a 7-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
San Francisco has won 3 straight games.
San Diego: 75-85 SU
San Francisco: 75-85 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing San Francisco
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games
San Francisco home to San Diego, Sunday, September 29