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The San Diego Padres and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Tropicana Field.
Burch Smith will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Righthander Smith is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
Smith's opponent in this one will be Jeremy Hellickson. The Rays righthander has a 4.79 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
In their last action, San Diego was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -176 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Tampa Bay has won 3 straight games.
San Diego: 16-19 SU
Tampa Bay: 17-18 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
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
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games on the road
San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay home to San Diego, Sunday, May 12