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MLB BASEBALL

San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants

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.

Current streak:
San Francisco has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
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

Next up:
San Francisco home to San Diego, Sunday, September 29