San Francisco vs San Diego
San Diego -1½ -105 over San Francisco

Posted at 10:30 AM EST. Odds subject to change.

Pinnacle -1½ -105 BET365 -1½ -110 Sportsinteraction -1½ -110 888Sport -1½ -110

San Diego -1½ -105 over San Francisco

8:05 PM EST. This game comes to us from Mexico City, which is why the posted total (15½) is higher than the altitude at Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium, the home of the Diablos Rojos. This is the first time that MLB has been to the Mexican capital, which means there is also much pomp and circumstance, as well as many other off-the-field variables. That includes Giants' manager Gabe Kapler getting lost while on his way to the ballpark after stuffing his face with soft tacos. Kapler made the mistake of following a herd of people from the subway to a bus. Once he realized his error, Kapler asked the bus driver to let him off on the side of a freeway, where he then had to cross multiple lanes of traffic to walk to the ballpark. For obvious reasons, the Mexican government offers police escorts for pro teams when they come to town. Kapler is lucky he didn't get kidnapped or run over like a stray dog on the highway.

As for the game tonight, we're playing the Padres on the run line, as there is very little chance this is going to be a one-run ball game considering the posted total of 15½. Joe Musgrove (RHP - SD) made his first start of the season last Saturday, where he got the win after allowing three runs over five innings while striking out six.

Meanwhile, the Giants will answer with Sean Manaea (RHP - SF) who has struggled since moving from the Padres to the Giants in the offseason. Manaea has been unable to find success in the rotation, as he moved to the bullpen this week after his April 20th start against the Mets where he went just 3.2 innings, which was only one batter longer than he lasted in his April 14th turn at the Tigers. Manaea has had one start that wasn't a disaster, and that came against the Royals way back on April 8. The extreme altitude is not going to do Manaea any favors here, as he's struggled greatly with his groundball rate, which is just 30.2%. Get your popcorn ready, the Padres are in prime position to pop off.


Our Pick

San Diego -1½ -105 (Risking 2.10 units - To Win: 2.00)

Chicago +118 over L.A. Angels