Padres vs Giants Prediction MLB Picks for Today 4/29

Padres vs Giants Prediction MLB Picks for Today 4/29

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Preview

MLB Fans have been eagerly waiting for the Mexico City Series and the San Francisco Giants versus San Diego Padres matchup on April 29th is the game to watch. With two exciting teams taking on the field, the odds are in favor of San Diego Padres. The Giants have been struggling in their last 5 games with only one win against St. Louis Cardinals, while the Padres have been picking up steam with 2 wins out of their last 5 games. The KingPin.pro mobile app is perfect for fans who want to stay up-to-date on all MLB picks for today, including this game between the Giants and Padres.

 

Pitching Analysis

The starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants will be Sean Manaea. Manaea has had a slow start to the season with a 0-1 record and a 6.61 ERA. This left-hander will be taking on Joe Musgrove who has a 1-0 record with a 5.40 ERA. The Padres' right-hander Musgrove has been reliable in his last 5 innings and has only allowed 1 home run. With better control and consistency, he could have a big day against the Giants.

The Giants will also be hoping for a good outing from Manaea who had a solid season in 2022 with a 14-8 record and 3.33 ERA. In order for the Giants to stay in the game, Manaea will need to find his rhythm and pitch to his potential.

 

Hitting Analysis

The San Francisco Giants have had a tough time producing runs this season, and the statistics reflect that. They are only hitting .240 as a team, which ranks them 25th in the MLB. They also have a lower slugging percentage at .416 which shows that they are struggling to hit the ball hard. The Giants will need to step up their game and find a way to get on base against the Padres, who have a strong pitching line-up.

The Padres are faring better when it comes to hitting with a team batting average of .215, but they have been struggling with scoring runs in recent games. However, they have a number of hitters who are capable of hitting the ball hard including Xander Bogaerts and Thairo Estrada, who will be key players for the Padres.

 

Injuries

Both teams have minor injuries, but nothing too concerning. Joey Bart of the Giants is day-to-day, while Drew Pomeranz of the Padres is out for 15 days due to an injury. These players are important to their respective teams but are not expected to make a significant impact on the outcome of this game.

 

Prediction

The KingPin.pro experts believe that this game between the Giants and Padres will be high scoring, with the Padres coming out on top. The Padres have the advantage with their pitching line-up and will be able to control the game. The Giants will have to step up their hitting if they want to compete with the Padres, but it is unlikely that they will be able to score enough runs to win.

The best bet is the Over of 15 runs as it will be a game to entertain the public. Both teams have strong hitters, and with the Padres' pitching line-up, it is expected that both teams will be able to score a lot of runs.

 

Pick: Over 15 runs

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