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The Arizona Diamondbacks will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the San Diego Padres at Chase Field.
The Padres will trot Odrisamer Despaigne out to the mound in this one. Right hander Despaigne has a 3-4 record and a 3.28 ERA this season.
Despaigne's opponent in this one will be Josh Collmenter. The Diamondbacks right hander has a 4.31 ERA to go along with a 8-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Diamondbacks as -121-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total opened at 8.5
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -195 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, San Diego was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -240 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 59-67
San Diego is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
San Diego is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Arizona
Team record: 53-75
Current Streak: lost 6 straight games.
Arizona is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing San Diego
San Diego at Arizona Saturday, August 23