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San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - 8/29/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

San Francisco Giants (53-80) at San Diego Padres (57-74)

MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)

M Moore (4-12) (5.38) vs. Luis Perdomo (6-8) (4.91)

The Line: San Diego Padres -120 / San Francisco Giants +110 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds

TV: FSSD, NSBA

The San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres meet Tuesday in MLB action at Petco Park.

The San Francisco Giants look for another win after losing six of their last nine games. The Giants have allowed 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 15 games. The San Francisco Giants have lost five straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Buster Posey leads the Giants with 127 hits and 54 RBI while Joe Panik and Denard Span have combined for 219 hits and 72 RBI. Matt Moore gets the ball, and he is 4-12 with a 5.38 ERA and 130 strikeouts this season. This will be Moore’s second career game against the Padres. 

San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - 8/29/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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The San Diego Padres could also use a win after losing eight of their last 11 games. The Padres have scored three runs in their last three games and three or less runs in nine of their last 12 games. The San Diego Padres have have lost 12 of their last 14 games when scoring less than four runs. Wil Myers leads the Padres with 108 hits and 60 RBI while Manuel Margot and Cory Spangenberg have combined for 202 hits and 75 RBI. Luis Perdomo gets the ball, and he is 6-8 with a 4.84 ERA and 95 strikeouts this season. Perdomo is 1-0 with a 3.94 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.

The Giants are 5-1 in their last 6 Tuesday games, 3-10 in Moores last 13 road starts and 7-17 in Moores last 24 starts. The Padres are 4-0 in their last 4 Tuesday games, 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 5-2 in Perdomos last 7 home starts. The Giants are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in San Diego and the over is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings.

Good luck picking this game. Not only are both of these clubs struggling and don't string wins together, but Moore has an ERA over six on the road and Perdomo has an ERA over five with a .273 batting average at home. The numbers indicate this is going to be a heavy offensive game, so instead of trying to decide which pitcher will stink less, I'll go ahead and side with the over on the reasonable total.

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