San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, Pick and Preview, July 9 (7/9): MLB
- Jul 9, 2022, 2:13:11 AM
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|Time||7:15 p.m. EST|
|Giants money line||-103|
|Giants run line||-1.5 (+170)|
|Padres money line||+100|
|Padres run line||-1.5 (+135)|
|Over / under||7|
|San Francisco Giants||San Diego Padres|
|Road / home record||20-21||23-18|
|Last 10 record||1-9||4-6|
|Over / under record||40-37-5||38-45-2|
|Runs / game||4.71||4.45|
|Runs allowed / game||4.45||3.87|
The San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres will play the third game of the series at the Petco Park on Saturday night. The Padres beat the Giants again in the second game of the series. Machado hit a three-run homer and Snell struck out 11 batters to earn his first win of the season, leading the Padres to a 6-3 victory.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants get here with a 41-41 record and have lost 8 of their last 9 games. The team is averaging 4.7 runs per game and they're batting for .236 AVG, 377 runs scored in 627 hits and 93 home runs, ranking #6 in offense in the league behind the Atlanta Braves. Joc Pederson leads the team with 17 home runs and 41 RBI. Yastrzemski is batting for an average of .269.
Defensively they are allowing 4.45 runs per game and rank #20 in the league. Carlos Rodon leads the pitching staff with a 2.87 ERA, 112 strikeouts and 7 wins recorded.
Carlos Rodon (7-5, 2.87 ERA) will be on the mound for the Giants in the 3rd game of the series. Rodon suffered the loss on Monday as the Diamondbacks defeated him 8-3 after he allowed four runs on five hits and two walks over five innings. Seven were called out. He has allowed 2 runs on 5 hits with 4 walks and 6 strikeouts in 6 innings against the Padres in his career. He has been charged with the loss.
San Diego Padres
The Padres get here with a 49-36 record and won 3 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 4.45 runs per game and they're batting for .241 AVG, have 369 runs scored in 678 hits and 68 home runs, ranking #14 in offense in the league behind the Colorado Rockies. Manny Machado is leading the team with 12 home runs and 46 RBI and a batting average of .316.
Defensively they are allowing 3.87 runs per game and rank #5 in the league. Joe Musgrove leads the pitching staff with a 2.25 ERA, 92 strikeouts and 8 wins recorded for the Padres.
Yu Darvish (7-4, 3.53 ERA) will be on the mound for the Padres in the 3rd game of the series. In six innings of work against the Dodgers on Saturday, Darvish was charged with the loss after giving up five runs on eight hits, no walks, and 10 strikeouts. He has a 2-2 record with an ERA of 7.13 and 50 strikeouts in 8 appearances versus the Giants in his career.
San Francisco Giants are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of San Diego's last 21 games against San Francisco.
San Diego Padres are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The Giants continue to struggle as they have lost 9 of their last 10 games and 5 of their last 6 games on the road. They'll send Carlos Rodon to the mound who allowed 2 runs in his last start against the Padres. Yu Darvish will start for the Padres and he's coming from a bad game and got pounded by the Giants earlier this season. This a great spot for the Giants to bounce back as they know well how to get Darvish. Take the Giants.
PICK: Giants ML (-103)
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