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The San Diego Padres and the Miami Marlins will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Marlins Park.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Edinson Volquez in this game. Volquez has a 5-6 record and a 5.67 ERA this season.
It'll be Ricky Nolasco toeing the rubber for the Marlins in this contest. Righthander Nolasco is 4-7 with a 3.68 ERA so far this season.
The Padres were a 7-5 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors.
Miami was a 5-3 winner in its last match at home against the Twins. They won as -101 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors.
San Diego has lost 2 straight games.
Miami has won 3 straight games.
San Diego: 39-40 SU
Miami: 27-50 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Miami most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 4-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games at home
Miami home to San Diego, Saturday, June 29