Baseball Betting: Brad Penny in the mound against the Padres

Baseball betting looks good for the San Francisco Giants as they send Brad Penny to the mound against the Padres and Clayton Richard.

This is the first game of a three-game bet on baseball series between the two teams. Here is a look at the baseball betting matchup between the Padres and Giants.

Baseball betting tells us that the Giants are beginning a crucial 9-game homestand where they will also face the Dodgers and Rockies. The good news for San Francisco is that they are an excellent home team. They will face Clayton Richard on Monday. Richard is 8-4 on the season with a 4.61 ERA as baseball betting statistics tell us. Bet on baseball numbers tell us that last week he allowed just one run on four hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Nationals. "I thought his stuff was not all that different from what we've seen," Padres manager Bud Black said. "But I saw a sharper slider, maybe the best we have seen all season. It neutralized Dunn, and he had righties swinging over the top of it."

Bet on baseball information tells us that Brad Penny gets the ball for San Francisco on Monday. He is 8-8 on the season with a 5.28 ERA as baseball betting statistics show. Online betting tells us that in his first start for the Giants last week, Penny was simply brilliant allowing five hits in eight shutout innings of a 4-0 win at Philadelphia. He is 3-8 with a 5.76 ERA lifetime against the Padres as baseball betting tells us but he is 3-2 with a 3.88 ERA in 10 starts at AT&T Park.

The Giants have owned the Padres in the recent matchups in San Francisco as baseball betting stats tell us. They have won 8 of the last 10 home games in baseball betting against San Diego. The teams have met six times so far this season in San Francisco and the Giants have won five of the six in baseball betting.

Six of the last ten baseball betting meetings between the two teams in San Francisco have gone under the online sportsbook total.

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