San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres: Best Odds and Preview for October 2, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | October 1, 2021, 9:45 pm

Wilmer Flores is only one hit away from his 100th of the season as his San Francisco Giants (105-54) ready for a matchup against the San Diego Padres (78-81) on Saturday at 4:05 PM ET. The Giants are favored (-130) over the Padres (+110).

San Francisco has Kevin Gausman set to start, and San Diego will send out Joe Musgrove.

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 hit the over in 73 of their 159 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Giants have scored the sixth-most runs in the league this season with 788.
  • San Francisco has been favored in nine of its past 10 games and won seven of those matchups.
  • When it comes to the total, the Giants and their foes are 5-5 in their previous 10 contests.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Gausman (14-6 with a 2.87 ERA and 222 strikeouts in 185 innings pitched) makes the start for the Giants, his 33rd of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Sunday, the righty threw six innings against the Rockies, allowing one earned run while surrendering three hits.
  • Over Gausman’s 32 starts, his team is 21-11.
  • Gausman has had 32 starts that bookmakers set a total for this season, and 19 of those games hit the over.

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 have won 24.4% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (10-31).
  • In the 159 games bookmakers have set an over/under for San Diego, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 85 times (85-70-4).
  • The Padres score the 14th-most runs in baseball (722 total, 4.5 per game).
  • San Diego went 1-6 across the seven games it was the underdog on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups — all of which had a set run total — the Padres and their opponents combined to hit the over on the total seven times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Musgrove makes the start for the Padres, his 31st of the season. He is 11-9 with a 3.22 ERA and 199 strikeouts over 176 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Braves, when he threw five innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • Over Musgrove’s 30 starts, his team is 16-14.
  • Musgrove has had 30 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in 15 of those outings.

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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