San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, Pick and Preview, October 5 (10/5) MLB

San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, Pick and Preview, October 5 (10/5) MLB

 

Odds

Time 4:10 p.m. EST
Padres money line -102
Padres run line +1.5 (-200)
Giants money line -118
Giants run line -1.5 (+170)
Over / under 7.5

 

Key stats

  San Diego Padres  San Francisco Giants
Record 89-72 80-81
Road / home record 44-36 36-44
Last 10 record 6-4 6-4
Streak L2 W2
Over / under record 74-81-6 75-77-9
Runs / game 4.34 4.40
Runs allowed / game 4.11 4.45

 

Preview

The San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres will play the 3rd game of the series at the Petco Park on Wednesday. The Padres took the win 6-2 in the second game of the series.  Sean Manaea allowed only one hit in six shutout innings.

 

San Diego Padres

The Padres get here with a 89-72 record and have won 3 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 4.34 runs per game and they're batting for .241 AVG, have 609 runs scored in 1120 hits and 129 home runs, ranking #15 in offense in the league behind the Chicago White Sox. Manny Machado is leading the team with 30 home runs and 95 RBI and a batting average of .296.

Defensively they are allowing 4.11 runs per game and rank #10 in the league. Yu Darvish leads the pitching staff with a 3.05 ERA, 183 strikeouts and 15 wins recorded for the Padres.

Probable Pitcher:  Mike Clevinger (7-7, 4.33 ERA)

Clevinger will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Padres. Clevinger earned the win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday. He allowed a hit and a walk while striking out eight over six scoreless innings. He has a 2-0 record with an ERA of 1.00 and 17 strikeouts in 3 appearances versus the Giants in his career.

San Francisco Giants

The Giants get here with a 80-81 record and have lost 3 of their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.40 runs per game and they're batting for .233 AVG, 591 runs scored in 1028 hits and 146 home runs, ranking #12 in offense in the league behind the Houston Astros. Joc Pederson leads the team with 21 home runs and 61 RBI. Thairo Estrada is batting for an average of .263.

Defensively they are allowing 4.45 runs per game and rank #18 in the league. Carlos Rodon leads the pitching staff with a 2.89 ERA, 201 strikeouts and 12 wins recorded.

Probable Pitcher:  John Brebbia (6-2, 3.09 ERA)

Brebbia will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Giants. Brebbia will be making his National League-leading 76th appearance of the season in the finale, including his 11th turn as an opener. He has a 0-1 record with an ERA of 2.65 and 17 strikeouts in 14 appearances against the Padres in his career.

 

BETTING TRENDS

San Francisco are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games.

San Francisco are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games against San Diego.

San Francisco are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games on the road.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games against San Francisco.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco.

San Diego are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the National League.

 

Prediction

The Giants have struggled against the Padres losing 7 of the last 7 games against them. Mike Clevinger will take the mound for the Padres who hasn't allowed a single run in the last 14 innings pitched and already beat the Giants earlier this season. Expect the Padres to finish this season with a win. 

PICK: Padres ML (-118) 

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