San Diego vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB San Diego vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 4/5/2024

The San Diego Padres (4-5) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (2-5) on Friday, April 5th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. The Padres are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cardinals. First pitch is set for 4:35 ET.

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The Padres Are Coming Off A Win

San Diego defeated St. Louis 3-2 in their last game. Joe Musgrove earned the win, going six innings and allowing just one earned run. Robert Suarez picked up the save.

St. Louis scored first in the fourth inning, but San Diego answered with a run in the bottom half. The Padres took the lead in the eighth inning, and St. Louis was unable to score in the ninth.

Dylan Cease Gets The Start For The Padres

Dylan Cease and the Padres are on the road to take on the Giants. Cease is coming off of a loss in his first start of the season, where he went 4 2/3 innings, giving up 3 runs and striking out 6. He did give up a pair of home runs in that outing.

Padres Offense Breakdown

Looking at the player prop projections for the Padres today, we see that Fernando Tatis Jr. is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he also has the 4th highest home run projection in today’s slate of games. Manny Machado is 3rd on the team in terms of total hits, but his home run projection is 11th in the league. Xander Bogaerts is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 17th in today’s games.

The Giants Are Coming Off A Win

Los Dodgers defeated the Giants 5-4 in the series opener. San Francisco jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the third inning, but the Dodgers scored two runs in the bottom half of the inning and never trailed again. The Giants did tie the game at four in the eighth inning, but Los Angeles scored the go-ahead run in the bottom half of the inning.

Shohei Ohtani and Miguel Rojas both homered for the Dodgers, while Jorge Soler and Patrick Bailey went deep for the Giants. Tyler Glasnow got the win for the Dodgers, going six innings and allowing three earned runs. Kyle Harrison took the loss for the Giants, giving up four runs in five innings.

Jordan Hicks Gets The Start For The Giants

San Francisco’s Jordan Hicks will be making his first start of the season, and he is coming off a strong outing in his first appearance of the year. Hicks went 5 innings and picked up the win, striking out 6 and only allowing 3 hits. That start was on the road, and today he will be at home against the Padres.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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For the Giants, we like Jorge Soler to have a big game at the plate. Soler has the 2nd highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is the best on the team and 7th best in the league today. Matt Chapman is 2nd in terms of home run projections for the Giants and 13th in the league. Our top projected hitter in terms of total hits for the Giants is Jung Hoo Lee, whose total hits projection is 16th best in the league today.


Padres vs Giants Prediction


With the money line sitting at -119, that is the route we recommend going for this Giants vs. Padres matchup. We have the Giants taking this one by a score of 5-4, giving them a win percentage of 54%.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Dylan Cease finishing with eight strikeouts, which is the second-best among today’s starters. As for Jordan Hicks, his projections have him finishing with four K’s, which is third-worst.

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