San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants Betting Odds & Stats
|Written by Matt Stevens|
|Thursday, 09 July 2009 18:27|
The San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at AT&T Park.
Righthander Josh Geer will take the mound for the Padres to start this game. Geer is 1-3 this season with a 5.01 ERA.
It'll be ace Tim Lincecum toeing the rubber for the Giants in this contest. Righthander Lincecum is 9-2 with a 2.23 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Giants listed as 300-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
The Padres were defeated 5-1 by the Diamondbacks as +140 underdogs on Wednesday, as +140 underdogs. The team's played UNDER the day's posted over/under (9.5).
Will Venable and Kevin Kouzmanoff drove in the runs, while Greg Burke gave up two runs in relief and was tagged with the loss.
The Giants failed to complete a three-game sweep in a 7-0 loss to the Marlins last time out, as -120 favorites. That game's seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).
Ryan Sadowski gave up five hits and three runs over five innings in taking the loss.
A few trends to consider: