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The San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks will meet on the field at Chase Field on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.
The Padres will trot Ian Kennedy out to the mound in this one. Righthander Kennedy has a 5-9 record and a 4.88 ERA this season.
The Diamondbacks will counter Kennedy with Trevor Cahill. Righthander Cahill has a 4.56 ERA to go along with a 4-10 record this season.
Last time out for San Diego, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -120 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
San Diego: 59-72 SU
Arizona: 67-63 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Arizona are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing at home against San Diego
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego
Arizona home to San Diego, Wednesday, August 28