San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres - 8/30/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres - 8/30/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Cody Glenn-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 9:15 PM (Oracle Park)

The Line: San Diego Padres +119 / San Francisco Giants -129 -- Over/Under: 7.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants meet Friday in MLB action at Oracle Park.

The San Diego Padres look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Padres have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last 11 games. The San Diego Padres have lost four of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 146 hits and 87 RBI while Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. have combined for 236 hits and 137 RBI. Dinelson Lamet gets the ball, and he is 2-2 with a 4.30 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. This will be Lamet’s second career game against the Giants.

The San Francisco Giants need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Giants have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last nine games. The San Francisco Giants have lost five straight games when scoring three or less runs. Kevin Pillar leads the Giants with 128 hits and 72 RBI while Brandon Belt and Brandon Crawford have combined for 197 hits and 101 RBI. Madison Bumgarner gets the ball, and he is 8-8 with a 3.71 ERA and 168 strikeouts this season. Bumgarner is 12-10 with a 3.47 ERA and 222 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.

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The Padres are 2-5 in their last 7 Friday games, 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 3-13 in Lamets last 16 starts. The Giants are 8-3 in their last 11 Friday games, 8-0 in Bumgarners last 8 home starts and 7-1 in Bumgarners last 8 starts. The Giants are 11-5 in Bumgarners last 16 home starts vs. Padres and 2-5 in Bumgarners last 7 starts vs. Padres. The under is 3-1-1 in Bumgarners last 5 starts overall. The over is 4-1-1 in Lamets last 6 starts overall.

Lamet has allowed 17 hits and nine runs in his last 23 innings, and he has a 3.12 ERA and .214 allowed batting average on the road. Bumgarner has allowed 12 hits and 12 runs in his last 30 innings, and he has a 2.95 ERA and .215 allowed batting average at home. Bumgarner has looked a lot more like the Bumgarner of old these last two months and the Giants have won 12 of their last 16 games with him on the mound. The fact we're getting the Giants at this cheap of a price at home with their ace on the hill, it's got to be a must play. 

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Randy’s Pick San Francisco Giants -129

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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