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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres meet at PETCO Park.
Chad Gaudin will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Righthander Gaudin is 2-0 this season with a 2.86 ERA.
Starting this game for the Padres will be Sean O'Sullivan. The righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Padres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -149 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
San Diego has lost 2 straight games.
San Francisco: 41-50 SU
San Diego: 41-52 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of San Francisco's last 21 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Francisco is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 17 of San Diego's last 21 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Diego is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games when playing San Francisco
San Diego home to San Francisco, Saturday, July 13