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Giants vs Padres Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 31, 2022Last updated: Aug 31, 2022

The Giants (61-66) will once again go up against the Padres (71-59) in the second game of this double header on Wednesday, August 31 at Oracle Park in San Francisco. Each of these rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 12:45 p.m. PT!

Coming into their next game, the Giants have claimed victory against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Monday, the score was 5-6 in favor of the Giants. The Giants had five runs to the Padres six runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at Oracle Park.

Giants vs Padres Prediction

The oddmakers believe that the Padres have better chances of taking this one. Per FanDuel, they are at -132 odds for victory, while San Francisco are +112. Total runs for this contest is predicted to be 7.5.

In their previous game on Monday, the Giants defeated the Padres to the tune of 5-6. So far this season, the team is currently batting .234 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Thairo Estrada, who has a batting average of .261. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.95 and a .984 fielding percentage.

The last time they played, the Padres were beaten by the Giants on Monday by a 5-6 margin. Led by their top hitter, Manuel Machado, who has a batting average of .303, the team is currently batting .242 on the season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 3.81 and a .986 fielding percentage. Don’t forget to consult our odds assessment and make your picks based on the teams’ recent performances!

Going into this clash, the Giants are without Gregory Santos (Groin), Brandon Belt (Knee), Donovan Walton (Shoulder), Evan Longoria (Hamstring), José Álvarez (Elbow), Mauricio Llovera (Hip), Joseph Bart (Concussion), Colton Welker (Shoulder), Samuel Long (Oblique), Samuel Delaplane (Forearm) and Anthony DeSclafani (Ankle). Then, the Padres are without Tayler Scott (Finger), Thomas Pomeranz (Elbow), Pierce Johnson (Elbow), Jorge Alfaro (Knee), Austin Adams (Forearm), Matthew Beaty (Shoulder) and Craig Stammen (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: Padres (-132) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite according to the betting market. In their previous encounter against these opponents, the Giants won 5-6.

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Giants vs Padres Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: San Diego (-132), San Francisco (+112) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: San Diego -1.5 (+138), San Francisco 1.5 (-166) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 7.5 Runs (-122), Over 7.5 Runs (100) at FanDuel

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Giants vs Padres Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Giants 0.64%, Padres 0.61%
  • Win % as underdog: Giants 0.11%, Padres 0.21%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: San Francisco 2-8, San Diego 5-5

Runline Pick: Padres -1.5 Runs (+138) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Padres will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 7.5 Total Runs (-122) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Giants are averaging 3.0 runs per game over the span of their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Padres have recorded 3.0 runs per game during the same period of time.

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