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A winning streak will be on the line for the San Diego Padres on Saturday when they battle the Detroit Tigers at PETCO Park.
The Tigers will give the ball to starter Justin Verlander in this one. Righthander Verlander is 0-1 this season with a 2.57 ERA.
Starting this game for the Padres will be Ian Kennedy. The righthander has a 3.27 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Detroit lost its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Padres on April 11. Bettors who backed the Padres at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
San Diego has won 2 straight games.
Detroit: 5-3 SU
San Diego: 4-6 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 5-4
After a loss are 4-6
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 1-8
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Detroit's last 16 games on the road
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
San Diego home to Detroit, Sunday, April 13