Giants vs. Padres - 9/11/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (67-73) at San Francisco Giants (72-68)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 11, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
A Cashner (5-14) (4.22) vs. J Peavy (5-6) (4.41)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -134 / San Diego Padres +124 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants begin a three-game series Friday night.
The San Diego Padres need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Padres have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Padres have won five of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. The San Diego Padres have lost four of their last six road games. Matt Kemp leads San Diego with 145 hits and 94 RBI while Yangervis Solarte and Derek Norris have combined for 114 RBI. Andrew Cashner gets the ball, and he’s 5-14 with a 4.11 ERA and 139 strikeouts this season. Cashner is 2-4 with a 4.75 ERA and 37 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Giants have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last nine games. The Giants have lost 11 straight when scoring three or less runs. Buster Posey leads San Fran with 159 hits and 82 RBI while Matt Duffy and Brandon Belt have combined for 129 RBI. The San Francisco Giants have won seven of their last 10 home games. Jake Peavy takes the hill, and he’s 5-6 with a 4.41 ERA and 58 strikeouts this season. Peavy is 0-1 with a 5.00 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Padres.
The Padres are 2-5 in their last 7 road games and 2-5 in Cashners last 7 starts. The Giants are 9-4 in their last 13 games following an off day and 4-0 in Peavys last 4 home starts. The Padres are 11-27 in the last 38 meetings in San Francisco and 1-4 in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Padres have had little to no success playing in San Fran over the years. The Giants have also played their best ball lately at home and are coming off a day of rest. I like the Giants to strike first blood in this series.