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San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
Arizona will look to improve on its 53-49 record when take on San Diego, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Friday.
Arizona sends Randall Delgado out against Eric Stults for the Padres in this game. Delgado is 2-3 with a 3.16 ERA on the season, while Stults is 8-8 on the year and has a 3.45 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Diamondbacks as -135 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Diamondbacks sit at No. 6 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Padres sit at a National League No. 15 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona's No. 5 ranked National League offense (4.2 runs per game) against a Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 15 in the National League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Diamondbacks have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, more than the Padres have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Arizona has the National League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the National League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.
The Padres were a 10-8 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors. The Padres grabbed a win last time out, defeating Yovani Gallardo and the Brewers 10-8 on Thursday at Miller Park.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -164 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Diamondbacks grabbed a win last time out, defeating Carlos Villanueva and the Cubs 3-1 on Thursday at Chase Field.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Padres at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
San Diego is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Arizona's last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Arizona's last 15 games
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Diego
Arizona is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against San Diego
San Diego at Arizona, Saturday, July 27