San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres 7/30 Predictions and Previews

San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres 7/30 Predictions and Previews

San Francisco Giants (52-52) vs San Diego Padres (42-63)

Date : 07/30/2018
Time : 10:10pm
Location : Petco Park

Pick, Prediction, & Preview:

San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres

Monday night’s match-up kick’s off a two-game series at Petco Park as the San Diego Padres welcome the visiting San Francisco Giants. The Padres and Giants are bringing up the rear in the NL West and are 15.5 and 4.5 games behind respectively.

Starting San Diego pitcher, Eric Lauer (5-7, 5.29 ERA) will take the mound against San Francisco starter Derek Holland (5-8, 3.92 ERA) in game one of the series and their fourth meeting this season.

San Francisco Giants's Latest Performance :

The San Francisco Giants have gone 4-6 in their last ten and have managed to keep their heads just above .500 and maintain fourth place in the NL West. They began their last series with the Milwaukee Brewers with a loss and are looking to turn things around against the Padres. They’ll have to do it without their first baseman Brandon Belt who was placed on the ten-day disabled list after hyperextending his knee in a loss to the Mariners on Wednesday.

San Diego Padres's Latest Performance :

The San Diego Padres are currently in last place behind San Francisco in the NL West after having gone 2-8 in their last ten. They went 1-3 against the Giants in their last meeting back in late June and are a couple of games under .500.

Last week, the Padres bolstered their farm system filled with top young talent unloading Brad Hand and Adam Cimber and acquiring top catcher prospect Francisco Mejia.

How San Francisco Giants & San Diego Padres Matchup.

Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:

Padres are 48-57 ATS overall

Padres are 21-30 ATS at home and 27-27 ATS away

Giants are 56-48 ATS overall

Giants are 25-25 ATS at home and 31-22 away

In-Depth Analysis of each team:

The Padres vs. Giants match-up pits the bottom two teams in the West against each other for the fourth time this season with the Giants leading 6-5 in games. This won’t be the last time they meet, but one thing is for certain, these teams play each other tightly. The Giants have taken two of the three series and need this series to keep in step with the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. Second place is not that far off for them.

Betting trends for San Francisco Giants:

  • Giants are 31-22 as away team

  • Giants are 27-22 in division games

  • Giants are 28-23 after a loss

Betting trends for San Diego Padres:

  • Padres are 19-29 as home team

  • Padres are 19-24 in division games

  • Padres are 32-30 after a loss


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