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San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers meet at Dodger Stadium.

The Padres will give the ball to starter Andrew Cashner in this one. Righthander Cashner is 8-8 this season with a 3.53 ERA.

Cashner's opponent in this one will be Chris Capuano. The Dodgers lefthander has a 4.87 ERA to go along with a 4-7 record this season.

In their last action, San Diego was a 9-2 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -210 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
San Diego: 60-74 SU
Los Angeles: 79-55 SU

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego's last 11 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
San Diego is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego
LA Dodgers are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games at home
LA Dodgers are 17-5 SU in their last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Dodgers's last 11 games when playing San Diego

Next up:
LA Dodgers home to San Diego, Sunday, September 1