Padres vs Giants: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 5, 2021

The San Diego Padres (3-1) and the San Francisco Giants (1-2) meet for the first of a three-game series on Monday at PETCO Park, starting at 10:10 PM ET. The favored Padres () are coming off of a 3-1 series win over the Diamondbacks, and the underdog Giants () head into the matchup after a 1-2 series loss to the Mariners. San Diego’s Adrian Morejon and San Francisco’s Anthony DeSclafani will start this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Padres vs Giants Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Morejon (SD) Pitcher DeSclafani (SF)
2 – 2 W/L 1 – 2
19.1 IP 33.2
4.66 ERA 7.22
1.240 WHIP 1.690
11.6 K/9 6.7
1.9 BB/9 4.3

Padres Probable Starter Adrian Morejon

  • Morejon will make his first start of the season for the Padres.
  • When he last appeared on Friday, Oct. 9, the 22-year-old southpaw started the game and went two innings against the Dodgers.
  • Morejon and his team went 3-2 in games he appeared in when they were moneyline favorites a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:04 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Morejon

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Yastrzemski 5 .800 4 1 3 .800 2.400
Austin Slater 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Brandon Crawford 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .750
Mauricio Dubón 2 1.000 2 1 1 1.000 3.500
Alex Dickerson 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Curt Casali 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Brandon Belt 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Wilmer Flores 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Donovan Solano 2 .500 1 0 0 .750 1.250
Evan Longoria 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Giants Probable Starter Anthony DeSclafani

  • The Giants will send DeSclafani to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The 30-year-old right-hander hasn’t pitched since last season. He last appeared on Saturday, Sept. 26 against the Twins, when he pitched three innings out of the bullpen.
  • The righty did not pitch as the moneyline underdog in any games last season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 5, 2021 at 2:04 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs DeSclafani

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Wil Myers 12 .250 3 1 2 .308 .808
Manny Machado 8 .125 1 0 0 .125 .250
Eric Hosmer 7 .286 2 0 1 .286 .572
Victor Caratini 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .453
Tommy Pham 5 .400 2 0 2 .571 .971
Jurickson Profar 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
Ha-Seong Kim 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jake Cronenworth 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Fernando Tatis Jr. 2 .500 1 1 1 .667 2.667
Jorge Mateo 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500

Padres Betting Trends

  • Last season the Padres scored the third-most runs in baseball (325 total, 5.4 per game).
  • The Padres were the moneyline favorite 42 total times last season. They finished 26-16 in those games.
  • San Diego had a record of 11-5 when it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -190 or shorter (68.8%).
  • San Diego combined with opponents to go over the total 28 times last season for a 28-29-1 record against the over/under.

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants were underdogs in 40 games last season and won 17 (42.5%) of those contests.
  • San Francisco had a record of 6-12 in games where oddsmakers had them as underogs of at least +160 on the moneyline.
  • Last season, San Francisco and its opponents hit the over in 31 of their 57 games with a total.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Fernando Tatis Jr. had 17 home runs and 45 runs batted in last season.
  • Tatis ranked 20th in hits (62), fifth in HR (17), and eighth in RBI (45) among the qualified hitters in MLB action.
  • Manny Machado hit .304 with 12 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 22 walks.
  • Machado ranked seventh in hits (68), seventh in HR (16), sixth in RBI (47), and 19th in BA (.304) among the qualifying hitters in baseball.

Padres Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Manny Machado 224 .304 44 16 47 .360 .940
Fernando Tatis Jr. 224 .277 50 17 45 .363 .934
Wil Myers 198 .288 34 15 40 .353 .959
Jurickson Profar 180 .278 28 7 25 .343 .771
Jake Cronenworth 172 .285 26 4 20 .354 .831
Eric Hosmer 143 .287 23 9 36 .333 .850
Victor Caratini 116 .241 10 1 16 .328 .656
Tommy Pham 109 .211 13 3 12 .312 .624
Jorge Mateo 26 .154 4 0 2 .185 .454
Luis Campusano 3 .333 2 1 1 .500 1.833

Giants Players to Watch

  • Mike Yastrzemski drove in 35 runs while batting .297 last season.
  • Yastrzemski’s .395 OBP ranked 12th, and his .568 SLG ranked 19th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Brandon Belt hit .309 with an OBP of .421 and a slugging percentage of .591.
  • Belt ranked 15th in BA (.309), and third in OBP (.421) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Giants Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Flores 198 .268 30 12 32 .311 .826
Tommy La Stella 196 .281 31 5 25 .370 .819
Evan Longoria 193 .254 26 7 28 .297 .722
Mike Yastrzemski 192 .297 39 10 35 .395 .963
Dónovan Solano 190 .326 22 3 29 .365 .828
Brandon Crawford 172 .256 26 8 28 .319 .784
Mauricio Dubon 157 .274 21 4 19 .337 .726
Alex Dickerson 151 .298 28 10 27 .363 .939
Brandon Belt 149 .309 25 9 30 .421 1.012
Darin Ruf 87 .276 11 5 18 .370 .887

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