San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres: Best Odds and Preview for October 1, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | October 1, 2021, 1:53 am

Wilmer Flores is just one hit away from his 100th of the season as his San Francisco Giants (105-54) ready for a matchup with the San Diego Padres (78-81) on Friday at 9:45 PM ET. The Giants are favored (-130) over the Padres (+110).

San Francisco has Anthony DeSclafani projected to start, while San Diego has yet to name a starter.

Best Odds for San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres.

Giants Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Giants have been victorous in 70, or 72.9%, of the 96 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • San Francisco and their opponents have gone over in 73 of their 159 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Giants are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking sixth with 788 total runs this season.
  • San Francisco has competed as the favorite in nine of its past 10 games and has gone 7-2 in those matchups.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Giants and their opponents have combined to clear the total five times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • DeSclafani (12-7) gets the starting nod for the Giants in his 31st start of the season. He’s put together a 3.26 ERA in 162 2/3 innings pitched, with 149 strikeouts.
  • The righty last appeared on Sunday against the Rockies, when he threw four innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • DeSclafani’s team is 20-10 in his 30 starts.
  • DeSclafani has had 30 starts that bookmakers set a total for this season, and 12 of those games finished over the total.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Darin Ruf 115 .272 .388 .516 15 42 69
Brandon Crawford 133 .301 .376 .528 24 90 142
Buster Posey 110 .306 .392 .505 18 53 118
Evan Longoria 77 .270 .362 .500 13 46 66
Kris Bryant 93 .267 .358 .503 18 51 87
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Padres Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Padres are 10-31 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 24.4% of those games).
  • San Diego has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 159 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 85 of those games (85-70-4).
  • The Padres are the 14th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.5 runs per game (722 total).
  • San Diego played as the moneyline underdog in seven of its last 10 games, and finished 1-6 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings, the Padres and their opponents combined to go over the run total seven times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Fernando Tatis Jr. 127 .281 .365 .614 42 97 131
Manny Machado 151 .279 .348 .492 28 103 156
Adam Frazier 98 .324 .388 .448 4 32 125
Jake Cronenworth 149 .267 .342 .463 21 69 148
Wil Myers 144 .255 .333 .434 17 63 111

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