Cole Hamels vs Robbie Erlin matchup featured in MLB action
Philadelphia Phillies vs San Diego Padres Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the San Diego vs Philadelphia battle on Wednesday at PETCO Park as the Padres try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Cole Hamels, with a record of 2-11 on the season, gets the ball for the Phillies, while the Padres trot Robbie Erlin to the mound in this one. He is 1-0 so far in 2013.
This game matches up the No. 13 (Padres) and the No. 15 (Phillies) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between San Diego and its National League No. 7-rated batting order, averaging 4.1 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 12 lineup of the Phillies at 3.7 runs per outing.
Philadelphia brings the National League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Padres' league No. 10-ranked defense.
Philadelphia won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Padres on June 25. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Padres, a 6-2 final on Tuesday in support of Kyle Kendrick at PETCO Park.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Phillies at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
San Diego is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Diego's last 14 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia at LA Dodgers, Thursday, June 27
San Diego at Miami, Friday, June 28