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The division rival San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Dodger Stadium.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Eric Stults in this game. Stults has a 1-1 record and a 3.60 ERA this season.
The Dodgers will counter Stults with Chad Billingsley. Righthander Billingsley has a 1.50 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Rockies on April 14. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Dodgers were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.
San Diego has lost 5 straight games.
San Diego: 2-10 SU
Los Angeles: 7-5 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
San Diego is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
San Diego is 4-11 SU in their last 15 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
San Diego is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing San Diego
LA Dodgers are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games at home
LA Dodgers are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against San Diego
LA Dodgers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games
LA Dodgers home to San Diego, Tuesday, April 16