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The division rival Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at PETCO Park.
The Dodgers will trot Edinson Volquez out to the mound in this one. Righthander Volquez has a 9-11 record and a 5.98 ERA this season.
The Padres will counter Volquez with Robbie Erlin. Lefthander Erlin has a 4.97 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 7-6 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Los Angeles at -106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Padres were a 10-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -181 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
Los Angeles: 88-65 SU
San Diego: 71-81 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games at home
San Diego is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
San Diego home to LA Dodgers, Saturday, September 21