Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres Betting Preview

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The Arizona Diamondbacks will open their 2019 campaign against their divisional foe San Diego Padres at PETCO Park. The matchup starts at 10:10 p.m. ET and you can watch the game on FSA+ and FSSD.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres Odds

Arizona (+145) is hosting this one as the underdog to San Diego (-155) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this game at 7.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total stand at -115 for the under and -105 for the over. This game currently has a runline of Diamondbacks +1.5 (-150) and Padres -1.5 (+130).

The right-handed Merrill Kelly will get the start for the visiting Diamondbacks. Kelly did not record any Major League pitching stats in 2018.

The Padres will put the ball in the hands of lefty Matt Strahm, who recorded 69 strikeouts across 61 innings last year (4 starts), while finishing the season 3-4 overall with a 2.05 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP.

The Diamondbacks have lost 1.0 units and are 0-1 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in one of those games, compared to zero that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Padres have lost 1.3 units and are 0-1 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.

Diamondbacks at Padres Free MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Padres, ATS Winner – Diamondbacks, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • The Padres went 7-12 SU against the Diamondbacks last season.
  • The Padres’ bullpen recorded a 3.31 ERA against the Diamondbacks last year.