Andrew Cashner vs Wade Miley matchup featured in MLB action
San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
Arizona will look to improve on its 27-21 record when take on San Diego, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Saturday.
Arizona hands the ball to starter Wade Miley in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-3 mark on the year. San Diego counters with Andrew Cashner, who will try to quiet the fans and the Diamondbacks bats at the same time.
Arizona was a -142 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 13-rated Padres taking on the National League's No. 2-rated Diamondbacks in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona's National League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Padres offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).
Arizona owns the National League's No. 4 defense, allowing 3.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 12-rated defense.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Diamondbacks on May 24. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at -142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Diego didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-2 to Arizona on Friday at Chase Field.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Padres at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
San Diego is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Diego's last 13 games on the road
San Diego is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Arizona
San Diego is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games at home
Arizona is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Arizona is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing San Diego
San Diego at Arizona, Sunday, May 26