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The division rival San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at PETCO Park.
The Giants will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Tim Lincecum in this game. Lincecum has a 2-0 record and a 3.97 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Padres will be Andrew Cashner. The righthander has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
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 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 Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
San Francisco: 13-9 SU
San Diego: 6-15 SU
San Francisco most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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 Diego home to San Francisco, Saturday, April 27