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MLB Betting Line Favors the San Diego Padres over the Arizona Diamondbacks

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Chase Field on Thursday as the host Arizona Diamondbacks battle the San Diego Padres in baseball betting odds action.

San Diego puts its faith in starter Odrisamer Despaigne to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-0. Getting the ball for the Arizona Diamondbacks is Rubby De La Rosa, who owns a 2-2 record on the season with a 5.40 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Arizona Diamondbacks as -103 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-4.6 win for the Diamondbacks. A 4.7-4.6 result in favor of the Diamondbacks is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Arizona (12-14) will face the 15-14 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs San Diego injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Arizona Diamondbacks rated this week at No. 15 and the San Diego Padres sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Arizona Diamondbacks No. 10 ranked offense (4.54 runs per game) against a San Diego Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 18 at 4.41 runs allowed per game. The Arizona Diamondbacks have been averaging 9.19 hits per game, more than the San Diego Padres have managed so far this season (8.86 hits on average).

San Diego brings the No. 18-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Diamondbacks's No. 14-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres grabbed a win last time out, defeating Chris Heston and the Giants 9-1 on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Diego's last 23 games on the road
  • Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing San Diego
  • Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Arizona, Friday, May 8th