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The San Diego Padres and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.
The Padres will give the ball to starter Andrew Cashner in this one. Righthander Cashner is 8-5 this season with a 3.80 ERA.
It'll be Bronson Arroyo toeing the rubber for the Reds in this contest. Righthander Arroyo is 9-9 with a 3.62 ERA so far this season.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 10-3 result against the Orioles on August 7. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Reds were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
San Diego has lost 2 straight games.
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.
San Diego: 52-62 SU
Cincinnati: 63-51 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against San Diego
Cincinnati home to San Diego, Saturday, August 10