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MLB BASEBALL

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Thursday when the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres meet at PETCO Park.

Trevor Cahill will be the starting pitcher for the Diamondbacks on this day. Righthander Cahill is 7-10 this season with a 4.14 ERA.

It'll be Robbie Erlin toeing the rubber for the Padres in this contest. Lefthander Erlin is 3-3 with a 4.14 ERA so far this season.

In their last action, Arizona was a 12-2 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Arizona: 80-78 SU
San Diego: 74-84 SU

Arizona most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Arizona's last 13 games
Arizona is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 9 games at home
San Diego is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona
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 7 games when playing Arizona

Next up:
Arizona home to Washington, Friday, September 27
San Diego at San Francisco, Friday, September 27