San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - 7/21/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (49-44) at San Diego Padres (44-49)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
C Heston (9-5) (3.38) vs. O Despaigne (3-6) (4.53)
The Line: San Diego Padres +118 / San Francisco Giants -128 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Bay, FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants face off on Tuesday at PETCO Park for game two of their MLB series.
The San Diego Padres have had a rough year but they put it together on Monday to beat the Giants. Matt Kemp hit a home run, Yangervis Solarte had three hits, and Yonder Alonso had two hits as the Padres scored four runs on 10 hits. Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy allowed six hits and two runs while striking out six over 6.0 innings to get the win and raise his record to 5-9 and Craig Kimbrel earned his 26th save. For Tuesday’s game the Padres start Odrisamer Despaigne who has allowed 88 hits and 44 earned runs while striking out 47 over 85.1 innings for a 3-6 record and a 4.64 ERA.
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The San Francisco Giants rallied twice on Monday to tie their game with the Padres but in the end they came up short taking the loss. Gregor Blanco hit a home run, Joe Panik had two hits, and Buster Posey had a hit as the Giants scored two runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Tim Hudson allowed five hits and three runs striking out three over 4.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 5-8 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Giants start Christopher Heston who has allowed 104 hits and 42 earned runs while striking out 89 over 111.2 innings for a 9-5 record and a 3.39 ERA.
San Diego is 5-0 in their last five games, 1-5 against a team with a winning record, and 1-5 in Despaigne’s last six starts. San Francisco is 5-1 against the NL West, 3-8 in their last 11 road games, and 5-1 in Hudson’s last six road starts. San Francisco is 1-7 in their last eight games in San Diego.
The total is set low in this one at 7.0 but I still see it staying under that number and the under is my free pick. My stronger pick is on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.