San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction 3/29/2024

The San Francisco Giants (0-1) travel to face off against the San Diego Padres (2-1) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at PETCO Park in San Diego and televised on NBCS. The San Diego Padres are coming off a win in their previous game, while the San Francisco Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Giants. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Giants vs Padres

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The Padres took down the Giants by a score of 6-4 in the previous game of this series. San Diego closed as a slight favorite at -112, while the Giants were just behind at -108. The Giants had one more home run than the Padres, but it wasn’t enough to pull out the win.

Xander Bogaerts, Luis Campusano, and Jake Cronenworth each drove in two runs for the Padres, while the Giants got a homer from Michael Conforto. Conforto had three runs scored, but the Giants only run in the game came from a home run by Nick Ahmed.

San Diego’s offense came alive in the 7th inning, scoring four runs, while the Giants’ only response was a single run in the 9th inning. Yuki Matsui got the win out of the bullpen for the Padres, while Robert Suarez picked up the save. Logan Webb went six innings and gave up just two runs for the Giants, while Yu Darvish got a no-decision for the Padres despite giving up just one run in five innings.

Kyle Harrison Gets The Start For The Giants

Kyle Harrison will be making his second start of the season against the Padres. Last year, he made seven starts and finished with a record of 1-1. His ERA for the season was 4.15, and he finished with a WHIP of 1.15. Harrison allowed a total of eight home runs last season, and his FIP for the year was 5.53. In terms of quality starts, he finished with just one, and his strikeouts per nine innings average was 9.09.

Giants Offense Breakdown

Our player projections have Jorge Soler as the top power hitter in today’s league slate, giving him the best odds to hit a home run not only on the Giants but in the entire league today. Thairo Estrada has the 3rd best odds to hit a home run on the team, but his total hits projection is 3rd best in the league. Jung Hoo Lee is our 2nd best hitter in terms of total hits in today’s games.

Joe Musgrove Gets The Start For The Padres

Joe Musgrove will be making his second start of the season for the San Diego Padres as they host the San Francisco Giants. Musgrove’s first start of the season was a bit rocky, as he gave up five runs in just 2 2/3 innings against the Dodgers. He’ll be looking to bounce back in his home debut for the Padres.

Padres Offense Breakdown

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Looking at the Padres’ offensive projections for today, we have Fernando Tatis Jr. with the highest odds to hit a home run for the team, as his home run projection is 7th best in the league. Manny Machado is 2nd in terms of home run projections for the Padres and 11th in the league. Xander Bogaerts is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits for the Padres, while Kyle Higashioka has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Padres.

Giants vs Padres Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Giants and Padres matchup is to take the Giants on the money line, with the payout currently at +127. We actually have the Giants winning this one by a score of 6-4, and with the over/under sitting at 7.5 runs, there is some value in taking the over as well.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Joe Musgrove is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is the highest among all starters today. However, we have him finishing with a line of 6 IP, 7 H, and 3 ER. As for the Giants, they are actually projected to finish with the most home runs in the league today.

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