San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres - 10/3/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

San Diego Padres (87-72) vs San Francisco Giants (80-79)

Game Info: Monday, October 3, 2022 at 9:40 pm (Petco Park)

Joe Musgrove (10-7) (3.03) vs John Brebbia (6-2) (3.14)

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

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The San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres meet Monday in MLB action at Petco Park. The San Francisco Giants look for a win after winning 11 of their last 13 games. The San Diego Padres need a win after losing 4 of their last 5 games.

The San Francisco Giants have scored 18 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 straight games. The Giants have won 10 of their last 11 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Thairo Estrada leads the Giants with 126 hits and 62 RBI, while Wilmer Flores and Joe Pederson have combined for 223 hits and 141 RBI. John Brebbia gets the ball, and he is 6-2 with a 3.05 ERA and 53 strikeouts this season. Brebbia is 0-1 with a 2.81 ERA and 17 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.

The San Diego Padres have scored 7 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 5 of their last 10 games. The Padres have lost 5 straight games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Manny Machado leads the Padres with 168 hits and 101 RBI, while Jake Cronenworth and Jurickson Profar have combined for 276 hits and 143 RBI. Joe Musgrove gets the ball, and he is 10-7 with a 3.03 ERA and 177 strikeouts this season. Musgrove is 4-3 with a 3.44 ERA and 65 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.

The San Diego Padres are still fighting for playoff positioning and probably should be favored at home, especially with Joe Musgrove on the hill. However, the Padres have been finding ways to lose all week and their offense has been quiet. Meanwhile, the San Francisco Giants are playing their best ball of the season with wins in 11 of their last 13 tries, and the offense has been on fire during this stretch. Assuming we get plus money with the Giants, I'll take a shot with the hot hand.

Randy’s Pick San Francisco Giants

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