San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants - 7/30/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (53-54) at San Diego Padres (42-66)
MLB Baseball: Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
D Holland (5-8) (3.92) vs. Eric Lauer (5-7) (5.29)
The Line: San Diego Padres -105 / San Francisco Giants -105 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres host the rival San Francisco Giants in a Monday MLB tilt.
The San Francisco Giant rode their offense to an 8-5 victory versus visiting Milwaukee on Sunday. San Francisco starter Andrew Suarez was charged with four runs on seven hits including a pair of long balls over 7.1 innings to pick up the win.
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The Giants racked up 13 hits and five free passes with Gorkys Hernandez smacking his 12th homer and scoring twice while Buster Posey went 4-5 with three RBI’s and two runs. Pablo Sandoval gave San Francisco a pair of RBI’s and a run followed by Evan Longoria drove in a run and scored.
San Francisco kicks off their series at San Diego with left hander Derek Holland on the mound. Holland has gone winless in back to back starts despite allowing two earned runs over 12.1 innings.
The San Diego Padres struggled to control an early Arizona scoring spurt in a 5-4 loss on Sunday. San Diego starter Joey Lucchesi absorbed the loss with all five runs given up on six hits and three BB including three homers over 4.1 frames before three relievers stopped the bleeding.
The Padres offense did their damage on eight hits and three walks with Wil Myers going 2-4 and knocking in two while AJ Ellis had two hits with an RBI and a run.
Eric Lauer toes the rubber against visiting San Francisco on Monday night. Lauer has struggled the past two times out with eleven runs scored on eleven hits and four BB over six frames.
Under is 12-2 in San Francisco last 14 road games and over is 6-2-1 in San Francisco last 9 Monday games and San Francisco are 2-6 in their last 8 road games. San Diego are 3-13 in their last 16 home games and are 2-8 in their last 10 Monday games and are 8-27 in their last 35 overall.
Lauer has had some very sold outings but has struggled in consecutive starts while Holland has been throwing well. Hopefully San Francisco gives him some support…