Diamondbacks at Padres 5/19/17 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres
MLB: 10:10 PM EST
May. 19, 2017
Latest Odds : ARI -140 Total 8
It’s quite impressive for a team to lose that many games at home and on a regular basis, the Padres are one of those teams. After their season finale loss to the Brewers in a 4-2 game, the Padres have moved down to a 15-27 record this season and are 8-11 at home. The Padres are not giving any signs of life as the team is off to a 3-7 record in the last 10 games.
The visiting team – the Arizona Diamondbacks – are doing impressively this season, after posting some serious numbers last season. This season the Diamondbacks are off to a 24-18 record and are looking very solid in their recent performance as the Diamondbacks are currently 6-4 in the last 10 games. The Diamondbacks are 6-10 on the road however as most of their games have been victories at home.
Taijuan Walker is listed as the starting pitcher for this game. Walker is off to a good start this season, while not impressive, it has been quite profitable. This season he has pitched in 8 starts posting a 3.91 ERA in that span going 3-3 this season. In 46 innings Walker has allowed 47 hits, 20 earned runs, and 4 home runs.
The Padres will get a send out Jered Weaver to the mound as the struggling pitcher is off to a 0-4 record this season. Weaver has pitched in 8 starts this season and has been accounted for a 6.05 ERA. In 41.2 innings pitched, Weaver has allowed 46 hits, 28 earned runs and a terrible 14 home runs that date back to last season in which he allowed a career-high 37 home runs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Diamondbacks are 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.
Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in San Diego.
Diamondbacks are 6-2 in their last 8 overall.
Padres are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
Free Betting Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks -1.5
The Padres and the Diamondbacks have been fluctuating this season, but the Diamondbacks have been quite steady this season. The Padres are not getting any good production from Weaver while the Diamondbacks have shown some power with Walker on the mound. Tonight, expect the Padres to take the loss once again as the Padres lack the home advantage to move forward and the starting pitcher to get the win. Final Score Prediction, Arizona Diamondbacks win 6-3.