Saturday, September 29th, 8:35 p.m. (All times eastern)
San Francisco Giants (92-65) at San Diego Padres (74-83)
Home Record: San Francisco 48-33; San Diego 41-38
Away Record: San Francisco 44-32; San Diego 33-45
San Francisco - Madison Bumgarner (16-10, 3.26)
San Diego - Eric Stults (7-3, 2.81)
Giants' Madison Bumgarner is is 16-10 with a 3.26 ERA in 31 starts and is 4-2 with a 3.17 ERA lifetime versus the Padres in 12 games (11 starts)
Padres' Eric Stults is 7-3 with a 2.81 ERA in 17 games with the Padres this season, including 13 starts, and has won six of his last seven decisions. He is 3-2 with a 4.76 ERA. lifetime versus the Giants in 10 games (8 starts)
The Giants have won 17 of their last 23 versus the Padres, winning five of seven in San Diego this season.
The Giants are 8-2 over their last 10 games, and they’re 43-32 on the road, making them one of the best road teams in the league. The Padres are decent at home, and Stults is solid. The edge goes to the Padres with Eric Stults on the hill. The veteran lefty has turned in a quality start in five of his last six outings and is 6-1 with a 2.60 ERA since Aug. 6.
Prediction: Padres 5, Giants 2