Padres Vs Giants: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 1, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 1, 2021

The San Diego Padres will look to pick up their 16th win of the season when they take on the San Francisco Giants (16-10) on Saturday. The game begins at 8:40 PM ET on BSSD, with the Padres listed as -180 favorites on the moneyline. San Diego’s Blake Snell and San Francisco’s Anthony DeSclafani have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 1, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Padres vs Giants Betting Lines

Padres Betting Insights

  • The Padres have won 11, or 57.9%, of the 19 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • San Diego has a record of 7-4, a 63.6% win rate, when favored by -180 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Padres have a 61.6% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Padres and their opponents have combined to hit the over three times in their last 10 games with a total.

Padres Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4
HR 9
ERA 3.50
K/9 12.1

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Giants Betting Insights

  • The Giants have been underdogs in 11 games this season and have come away with the win six times (54.5%) in those contests.
  • San Francisco has been listed as an underdog of +150 or more on two occasions this season and lost both games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Giants have a 38.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • When it comes to the total, the Giants and their foes are 6-3-1 in their previous 10 contests.

Giants Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 5.5
HR 12
ERA 3.32
K/9 9.7

Giants Probable Pitcher – Anthony DeSclafani

  • DeSclafani makes the start for the Giants, his sixth of the season. He is 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 30 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Tuesday against the Rockies, when he threw nine scoreless innings while giving up three hits.
  • This season, the 31-year-old ranks fifth in ERA among pitchers who qualify.
  • DeSclafani is trying to pick up his fifth start of five or more innings this year in this outing.
  • The Giants have a 1-2 record in DeSclafani’s three starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 1, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Padres Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 15-12
Home 6-8
Road 9-4
vs LHP (Starters) 3-2
vs RHP (Starters) 12-10
Day Games 2-0
Night Games 13-12

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Padres Probable Pitcher – Blake Snell

  • The Padres will send Snell (0-0) to the mound for his sixth start this season.
  • The left-hander’s last start was on Sunday, when he tossed 5 1/3 innings while giving up two earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Dodgers.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 3.92, a 2.8 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.400 in five games this season.
  • Snell has pitched five or more innings in two straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • His team has a record of 1-2 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 1, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Giants Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 16-10
Home 10-3
Road 6-7
vs LHP (Starters) 7-3
vs RHP (Starters) 9-7
Day Games 0-1
Night Games 16-9

Padres Hitting Stats

  • The Padres are 21st in baseball with 26 home runs. They average one per game.
  • The Padres have a 5-1 record this season in games when they put up at least two home runs.
  • San Diego has hit nine home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Eric Hosmer leads San Diego in batting average (.310) and runs batted in (17) this season.
  • Wil Myers has 21 hits and an OBP of .356 to go with a slugging percentage of .468 this season.

Giants Hitting Stats

  • The Giants have hit 32 homers this season, which ranks ninth in the league.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in eight games this season and are 5-3 in those matchups.
  • San Francisco has 12 homers over its last 10 games.
  • Buster Posey has launched a team-best six home runs.
  • Evan Longoria has made the most of his opportunities as he paces his team with 12 runs batted in.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Giants (+150)

Over/Under Pick: Under (7.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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