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The division rival San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Chase Field.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Eric Stults in this game. Stults has a 8-8 record and a 3.45 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Randall Delgado who starts for the Diamondbacks. Righthander Delgado is 2-3 with a 3.16 ERA so far this season.
The Padres were a 10-8 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -164 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
San Diego: 46-57 SU
Arizona: 53-49 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
San Diego is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Arizona's last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Arizona's last 15 games
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Diego
Arizona is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against San Diego
Arizona home to San Diego, Saturday, July 27