San Diego vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB San Diego vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 4/7/2024

The San Diego Padres (5-6) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (3-6) on Sunday, April 7th. 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 Giants. First pitch is set for 4:05 ET.

Padres vs Giants

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The Padres and Giants played the previous game of this series, with the Padres coming out on top by a score of 4-0. San Diego was actually the slight underdog heading into the game at -101. The Giants were at -119.

Michael King got the start for the Padres and didn’t give up a run in his seven innings of work. Keaton Winn took the loss for the Giants, giving up four runs in six innings. Jurickson Profar was the only player to hit a home run, and he drove in all four of the Padres’ runs.

Despite not having a single extra-base hit, the Giants finished with four hits, the same number as the Padres. San Francisco also struck out five times, while the Padres’ offense struck out just two times.

San Diego is currently on the road and will face the Giants in a crucial series. They are 5-6 on the season and are currently three games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Padres have been slightly better on the road this season, going 2-1 compared to 3-5 at home.

So far, they have gone 1-2-1 in series this season, and they are coming off a series win against the Giants. Overall, they are 4-4 in division games and are currently 3rd in the NL West.

San Diego has been a great run line bet on the road so far this season, going 3-0 against the spread. The Padres have been outscoring opponents by 2.3 runs per game on the road, and their average run margin in winning games is 4.0. They have covered the run line in three straight games as an underdog and have a run line record of 5-6 overall this season.

The Padres have been trending towards the under in recent games, with four straight games finishing below the over/under line. However, their season average combined runs per game is 10.5, and their over/under record for the season is 5-5. Today’s O/U line is set at 7.5 runs, and their average O/U line for the season is 8 runs per game. So far this season, 63.6% of their games have had higher O/U lines than today’s line of 7.5 runs.

Matt Waldron Gets The Start For The Padres

San Diego’s Matt Waldron is on the road to take on the Giants today. He’s looking to bounce back from a rough outing in his first start of the season, where he took the loss at home to the Cardinals. Waldron went 4 innings, giving up 4 runs on 9 hits, and he struck out 7.

Padres Offense Breakdown

For the Padres, we have Xander Bogaerts projected to have the most hits on the team, with his hits projection 13th best in the league today. Manny Machado has the 3rd highest hits projection on the team and his total is 27th best in the league. However, Machado has the top odds to hit a home run for the Padres, with his home run projection 11th best in the league today. Fernando Tatis Jr. is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, with his odds 14th best in the league. Luis Campusano is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, with his odds 14th best in the league.

Logan Webb Gets The Start For The Giants

Logan Webb is getting the start for the Giants at home against the Padres. Webb has started two games this season, and he is still looking for his first win. In his first start, he went 6 innings and gave up 2 earned runs, and in his last outing, he took the loss, going 3 2/3 innings and giving up 5 earned runs.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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Looking at the Giants’ player projections for today, we see that Jorge Soler is not only expected to have a big game, but he has the 6th highest hits projection in the league. Soler also has the 4th highest home run projection in the league today. Jung Hoo Lee is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits for today’s slate of games. Mike Yastrzemski has the 10th best home run projection in the league today.


Padres vs Giants Prediction


Our predicted final score for this Giants vs. Padres matchup is 6-5 in favor of the Giants, which would give us the over at 7.5 runs. We see the Giants being able to pick up a win and would recommend taking them on the money line, as they are currently at -174 to win.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Logan Webb is projected to finish with four strikeouts, which is the lowest among today’s starters. As for Matt Waldron, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is good for ninth among starters.

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