MLB Matchups  >>  San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres Preview 04/27/2013

The San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at PETCO Park.

Barry Zito will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Lefthander Zito is 3-1 this season with a 3.42 ERA.

Zito's opponent in this one will be Eric Stults. The Padres lefthander has a 4.70 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Giants listed as 113-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
San Francisco lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Padres on April 26. Bettors who backed the Padres at -107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
San Francisco has lost 3 straight games.
San Diego has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
San Francisco: 13-10 SU
San Diego: 7-15 SU
SAN FRANCISCO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

SAN DIEGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Francisco's last 18 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Diego's last 18 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against San Francisco

NEXT UP:
San Diego home to San Francisco, Sunday, April 28