Padres at Giants - 6/23/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (34-38) at San Francisco Giants (38-33)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
O Despaigne (3-5) (4.79) vs. M Bumgarner (7-4) (3.09)
The Line: San Francisco Giants / San Diego Padres --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-SD, CSN-BAY
The San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants begin a three-game series Tuesday night.
The San Diego Padres look for a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Padres have scored 12 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The Padres have lost five of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Justin Upton leads San Diego with 70 hits and 43 RBI while Derek Norris and Matt Kemp have combined for 77 RBI. The San Diego Padres have lost five of their last eight road games. Odrisamer Despaigne gets the ball, and he’s 3-5 with a 4.92 ERA and 35 strikeouts this season. Despaigne is 2-0 with a 0.36 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Giants have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last six games. The Giants have won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Nori Aoki leads with 83 hits and 19 RBI while Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford have combined for 83 RBI. The San Francisco Giants have lost six of their last seven home games. Madison Bumgarner takes the hill, and he’s 7-4 with a 3.09 ERA and 88 strikeouts this season. Bumgarner is 7-5 with a 3.56 ERA and 110 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.
The Padres are 4-1 in their last 5 games following an off day and 2-6 in Despaignes last 8 starts. The Giants are 5-0 in their last 5 games following an off day and 19-8 in Bumgarners last 27 starts. The Giants are 11-4 in Bumgarners last 15 starts vs. Padres.
The Giants have been great after having a day off, and Bumgarner on the hill at home hasn't hurt. Bum has also beaten the Padres in 11 of his last 15 starts. Take the home team here.