Monday Service Picks and Consensus Reports
Re: Monday Service Picks and Consensus Reports
Monday, September 24th, 2007, 10:15 p.m. est.
San Diego's (R) Chris Young
San Diego Padres (85-70) at San Francisco Giants (69-87)
(R) Chris Young (9-7) vs. (L) Barry Zito (9-13)
San Diego sends Chris Young (9-7, 2.83 ERA) to the mound. The right-hander is 0-4 with a 5.61 ERA in his last eight games. He is 1-0 with 2.75 ERA in three starts this season against the Giants, 1-1 with a 3.34 ERA in five career starts.
San Francisco counters with Barry Zito (9-13, 4.56). The Southpaw is 0-2 in his past six starts, and is 0-2 with a 3.26 ERA in five career starts against the Padres.
San Diego has won seven of their last 10 games, but has struggle away from home, just 2-6 in its last 8 on the road. Meanwhile the Giants have dropped eight of their last 11 games. Both teams are struggling, including both of tonight's pitchers, Young and Zito. But, San Diego has been successful versus San Francisco. They have won the last five meetings,12-3 this season. Take the Padres.
San Diego as a -140 road favorite with the total listed at 7½ 'over'.
San Diego Padres - 135