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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks meet at Chase Field.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jason Marquis in this game. Marquis has a 6-2 record and a 3.27 ERA this season.
The Diamondbacks will counter Marquis with Patrick Corbin. Lefthander Corbin has a 1.44 ERA to go along with a 7-0 record this season.
Last time out for San Diego, they were a 10-4 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +115 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Diego: 22-26 SU
Arizona: 27-22 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Arizona
San Diego is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing San Diego
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
San Diego at Seattle, Monday, May 27
Arizona home to Texas, Monday, May 27