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Brandon McCarthy out to silence Padres bats in MLB contest

San Diego PadresArizona Diamondbacks
Aug 26, 9:40 PM | GrassChase Field

San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

59-71TEAM RECORD66-63

Arizona will look to improve on its 66-63 record when take on San Diego, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Monday.

Tyson Ross, with a record of 3-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Padres, while the Diamondbacks trot Brandon McCarthy to the mound in this one. He is 2-8 so far in 2013.

View San Diego vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Diamondbacks as -144 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Diamondbacks sit at No. 3 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Padres sit at a National League No. 15 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Padres rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Arizona’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Arizona owns the National League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 14-rated defense.

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at -142 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. San Diego won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating Chicago 3-2 in extra innings at PETCO Park.

The Diamondbacks were a 9-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +139 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors. Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-5 to Philadelphia on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 3-7

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Padres at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
San Diego is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
Arizona is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games at home
Arizona is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against San Diego

Next up:
San Diego at Arizona, Tuesday, August 27