Free MLB Pick: Padres vs Giants Odds
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(7-13) San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants (10-11)
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Time: 10:15 PM ET
Venue: AT&T Park San Francisco, California.
Projected Pitchers: James Shields vs. Johnny Cueto
MLB Moneyline Odds: Padres +165 / Giants -185
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Padres +1.5 -135 / Giants -1.5 +115
MLB Betting Total: 7
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After losing 5 in a row the Giants have won 3 of their last 4 games and they took Game 1 of this series. They are still under. 500, but only 2.5 games out of first place in the NL West.
While the Giants seemed to have gotten back on track the same cannot be said about the Padres, who have lost 3 straight and 4 of their last 5 games. They are in the basement of the division already 5 games back of the L.A. Dodgers.
The Giants have won 7 of their last 9 games facing the Padres.
In yesterday’s game the Giants beat the Padres 5-4.
San Diego Padres
While the Padres only rank 18th in runs scored the pitching has been their major issue so far on the season ranking 27th in team ERA.
James Shields (0-3 4.15 ERA) goes for San Diego in this NL West match up and in his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 6 innings in a 11-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Padres have lost all 4 of Shields’ starts this season. His offense has not helped him out, as in his 4 starts this season the Padres have only totaled 6 runs.
Shields is 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA in 4 career regular-season starts against the Giants, but in his last outing facing them in San Fran he was tagged up for 7 runs in only 4 innings in a 13-8 loss.
The Padres are 3-5 on the road this season and they have lost 4 in a row away from sunny San Diego.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants rank 4th in the Majors in runs scored and while their pitching has been the strength in the last several seasons they only rank 19th in team ERA.
While the pitching has been the issue for the Giants so far this season they have giving up a combined 12 runs in their last 4 games.
Johnny Cueto (3-1 3.49 ERA) goes for the Giants and in his last start he gave up 3 earned runs in 7 innings in a 6-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. San Francisco had won his previous 3 starts.
Cueto is 4-1 with a 2.25 ERA in his last 5 games facing the Padres. He faced them once last season where he had a great outing not giving up any runs and fanning 9 in a 4-0 win when he was with the Reds.
The Giants offense has combined to score 24 runs in their last 4 games and in that span they are hitting .375 as a team.
The Giants are 6-6 at home this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Padres are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Padres are 0-4 in their last 4 road games.
- Padres are 2-7 in their last 9 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Giants are 4-9 in their last 13 overall.
- Giants are 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Giants have an Over record of 5-0 in their last 5 games.
Free San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Prediction:
While Shields may have a good start so will Cueto and he will actually get some run support, which is why the Giants will win.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
In the last 9 games between these teams, including yesterday, the total has gone Over and that will have tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: San Francisco 6 – San Diego 3
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