MLB Baseball - Preview

MLB BASEBALL

San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

The San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks will meet on the field at Chase Field on Monday in a battle of division rivals.

Tyson Ross will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Righthander Ross is 3-3 this season with a 2.48 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Brandon McCarthy who starts for the Diamondbacks. Righthander McCarthy is 2-8 with a 5.44 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at -142 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Diamondbacks were a 9-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +139 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
San Diego: 59-71 SU
Arizona: 66-63 SU

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 3-7

Arizona most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
San Diego is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
Arizona is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games at home
Arizona is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against San Diego

Next up:
Arizona home to San Diego, Tuesday, August 27