First pitch for this NL West matchup is set for 7:15 PM ET at PETCO Park in San Diego, CA. You can catch the game on FOX. The Padres are currently favored in this one, with a money line of -133 compared to the Giants at +111.

The over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, with the over paying out at -111 compared to -110 for the under. Jordan Hicks is on the mound for the Giants, while Dylan Cease gets the start for the Padres.


The Pick: San Diego Padres Moneyline -133

This game will be played at PETCO Park at 7:15 ET on Saturday, March 30th.


  • We have the Padres winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Giants to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

The Giants and Padres wrapped up their most recent game of this series, with the Giants picking up an 8-3 win on the road. Heading into the game, the Padres were the slight favorite at -139 on the money line.

Matt Chapman was the big bat for the Giants, going 3/5 with two home runs and five RBIs. The only other Giants hitter to drive in a run was Jung Hoo Lee. As for the Padres, Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two home runs, and Manny Machado also went deep.

Kyle Harrison got the start for the Giants and picked up the win, while Joe Musgrove took the loss. Musgrove gave up four earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work. Despite the Padres hitting three home runs, they didn't score their first run until the 4th inning and didn't score again after the 8th.

Giants Records & Stats

Coming off a season in which he made 65 appearances, Jordan Hicks will be looking to bounce back from a record of 3-9. Last season, he finished with an ERA of 3.29 and a WHIP of 1.35. Opponents hit just .221 against him, and his FIP was 3.22. For the season, he allowed four home runs and finished with a K/BB ratio of 2.5.

Looking at the Giants' player projections for today, we have Jorge Soler with the highest home run projection on the team and the 11th highest in the league. LaMonte Wade Jr. is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 14th in the league. Thairo Estrada is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, and his hits projection is 20th in the league. Jung Hoo Lee is our top projected player in terms of total hits for the Giants, and his hits projection is 16th in the league.

Padres Records & Stats

Coming off a season in which he made 33 starts, Dylan Cease finished with a record of 7-9 and an ERA of 4.58. His WHIP for the year was 1.42, and his batting average allowed was .243. Cease's FIP for the season was 3.72, and he finished the year with 12 quality starts. In terms of strikeouts, Cease averaged 10.88 per nine innings and 2.7 per walk.

For the Padres, we have Xander Bogaerts projected to have the most hits on the team, and his hits projection is 16th best in the league today. Manny Machado is right behind him in terms of hits, and he has the top home run projection on the team and 9th best in the league today. If you're looking for a longshot bet, Luis Campusano has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and 15th best in the league today.