San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants - 5/21/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants - 5/21/22 MLB Picks and Prediction Photo by Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco Giants (22-15) vs San Diego Padres (24-14)

Game Info: Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 4:05 pm (Oracle Park)

Carlos Rodon (4-2) (3.49) vs Joe Musgrove (4-0) (2.20)

Betting Odds: San Francisco Giants -132 / San Diego Padres +100 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants face off on Saturday in an MLB showdown at Oracle Park. 

The San Diego Padres sit with a 24-14 record overall and in the last series against the Philadelphia Phillies they won two of the three games. In the two wins, they only scored five runs total, but they didn’t give up a run in those two games. Eric Hosmer has been the top offensive player hitting four home runs and driving in 24 RBIs.

On the other side of this matchup is the Giants who sit with a 22-15 record overall and they won two of the three games against the Colorado Rockies in the last season. In the two wins the Giants scored 17 runs total, and it’s going to be important the offense finds a little run support here. Wilmer Flores has been the top player hitting three home runs and driving in 20 RBIs. 

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On the mound for the Padres is Joe Musgrove who sits with a 4-0 record and an ERA of 2.29. In his last start against the Atlanta Braves, he went six innings giving up four hits and three runs. 

On the mound for the Giants is Carlos Rodon who sits with a 4-2 record and an ERA of 3.39. Outside of his last start he has been pretty good this season. Against the St. Louis Cardinals,o he went 3.2 innings giving up 10 hits and eight runs. 

The Padres are 8-0 in Musgrove’s last eight starts. The under is 7-1 in Musgrove’s last eight Saturday starts. The over is 6-1 in the Giants' last starts against a right-handed starter. The over is 8-2 in the Giants last 10 home games. 

The Padres have won the last eight starts by Musgrove, and he is going to locdkwon the GIants bats in this game. The Padres might not score six or seven runs in this game, but they are going to give Musgrove enough run support. Rodon is coming off a start where he gave up eight runs. Back the Padres on the money line.

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Shane’s Pick Padres ML +100

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