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The San Francisco Giants will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Edinson Volquez in this game. Volquez has a 5-5 record and a 5.87 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Barry Zito who starts for the Giants. Lefthander Zito is 4-5 with a 4.79 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for San Diego, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +102 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Giants were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
San Diego has won 6 straight games.
San Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
San Diego: 35-34 SU
San Francisco: 35-33 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of San Diego's last 21 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Diego
San Francisco is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 9 games at home
San Francisco home to San Diego, Tuesday, June 18