Padres face Arizona Diamondbacks: MLB odds preview and stats
San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks host San Diego on Friday, looking to build on their 26-21 mark against the 21-25 Padres in MLB betting action at Chase Field.
Brandon McCarthy will take the mound for Arizona, and he'll carry a 1-3 record into the contest. Eric Stults gets the ball for San Diego; he's 4-3 so far this season.
Bettors looking to side with the Diamondbacks in this matchup found them as -150 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
This game puts the Diamondbacks, most recently No. 2 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Padres, who rate a National League No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona's No. 8 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the National League at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Diamondbacks have been averaging 8.7 hits per game, more than the Padres have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).
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.
In their last action, San Diego was a 5-3 loser at home against the Cardinals. Bettors on St. Louis at -109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. San Diego looks to rebound from a loss to the Cardinals, who beat them 5-3 on Wednesday behind a start from T Lyons at PETCO Park.
In their last action, Arizona was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Rockies. Bettors on Colorado at -121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Arizona suffered a 4-1 loss against Colorado on Wednesday, as Trevor Cahill wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Padres at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
San Diego is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Arizona
San Diego is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing San Diego
Arizona is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing San Diego
San Diego at Arizona, Saturday, May 25