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The division rival San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at PETCO Park.
Barry Zito will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Lefthander Zito is 4-10 this season with a 5.60 ERA.
Zito's opponent in this one will be Ian Kennedy. The Padres righthander has a 5.10 ERA to go along with a 5-9 record this season.
In their last action, San Francisco was an 8-2 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on San Francisco at +163 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Dodgers on September 1. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
San Diego has lost 3 straight games.
San Francisco: 61-75 SU
San Diego: 60-76 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 9 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 9 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games at home
San Diego home to San Francisco, Tuesday, September 3