San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 6/24/14
San Diego Padres (33-44) at San Francisco Giants (45-31)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
Jesse Hahn (R) (2-1) (2.160) vs. Tim Hudson (R) (7-3) (2.373)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -165 / San Diego Padres +155 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, FS-San Diego
The San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres face off on Tuesday for game two of their series of AL West teams.
The San Francisco Giants are trying to hold onto their lead in the NL West but they didn’t help their cause on Monday as they were shutout at home by the Padres. Gregor Blanco, Hunter Pence, and Michael Morse each had hits as the Giants failed to score on four hits. Starting pitcher Matt Cain allowed seven hits and six runs while striking out seven over 7.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 1-6 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Giants start Tim Hudson who is coming off of a loss and his worst outing of the season in his last start. For the season Hudson has allowed 86 hits and 25 earned runs while striking out 60 over 94 innings for a 7-3 record and a 2.39 ERA.
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The San Diego Padres have had problems scoring runs this season but on Monday they scored plenty to get the win in San Francisco. Everth Cabrera and Seth Smith each had two hits and Will Venable had a hit as the Padres scored six runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Ordrisamer Despaigne allowed four hits and struck out just one over 7.0 innings without allowing a run to get the win and go to 1-0 for the year. For Tuesday’s game the Padres start Jesse Hahn who has won his last two starts. For the season Hahn has allowed 12 hits and four runs while striking out 19 over 16.2 innings for a 2-1 record and a 2.16 ERA.
San Francisco is 3-10 in their last 13 games, 1-7 in their last eight home games, and 5-1 in Hudson’s last six starts. San Diego is 5-10 in their last 15 games, 2-4 as a road underdog, and 4-8 as an underdog. San Diego is 8-21 in their last 29 games in San Francisco.
I don’t expect much scoring so my free pick is a solid play on the under. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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