San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - 4/12/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (5-6) at San Diego Padres (4-ª)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
Chris Stratton (0-1) (4.36) vs. B Mitchell (0-1) (4.22)
The Line: San Diego Padres -105 / San Francisco Giants -105 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Dego
NL West MLB action features the San Francisco Giants visiting Petco Park to face the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
The San Francisco Giants struggled to hit and pitch against dangerous Arizona and the result was a 7-3 loss on Wednesday. San Francisco starter Andrew Suarez was charged with four runs on four hits including two homers over 5.1 frames while Sam Dyson gave up three runs in an inning.
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The Giants were limited to six hits and four free passes with Buster Posey going 2-4 with a homer and a pair of RBI’s followed by Andrew McCutchen driving in a run and scoring. Right hander Chris Stanton draws the series opening start at San Diego on Thursday. Stratton comes off of a 7-5 win (ND) versus the Dodgers with three runs allowed (two earned) over five frames.
The San Diego Padres struggled on the mound early and a late rally fell short in a 6-4 defeat at Colorado on Thursday afternoon. San Diego starter Luis Perdomo tossed two scoreless frames before Buddy Baumann was charged with five runs (two earned) in 1/3 of an inning.
The Padres managed six hits and a walk and struck out 13 times with Franchy Cordero going solo while Eric Hosmer doubled and homered and scored twice. San Diego sends Bryan Mitchell to the bump for his first career meeting with San Francisco. Mitchell did not receive a decision in a 1-0 loss at Houston with a three hit shutout over 5.2 innings where he did walk six.
San Francisco are 4-10 in their last 14 Thursday. Games and are 19-41 in their last 60 road games. San Diego are 1-7 in their last 8 home games and are 5-14 in their last 19 overall and are 5-14 in their last 19 games on grass. San Francisco are 9-20 in the last 29 meetings.
Neither team looks very good in the early going so don’t be surprised by the outcome…