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San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds & Info

Game San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date & Time Friday August 7, 2020, 9:10 PM (EDT)
Petco Park San Diego, CA
Latest odds
SD -130 ; O/U 8.5
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The Arizona Diamondbacks open a three-game series on the road Friday against National League West rival the San Diego Padres. Arizona snapped a three-game losing streak with the 14-7 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday and will complete that interleague series on Thursday. Arizona is in last place in the NL West.

Ketel Marte is leading Arizona in hitting with a batting average of .319 and in hits with 15. Kole Calhoun is leading Arizona in home runs with two and David Peralta is leading in RBIs with eight. On Friday, Arizona will send Luke Weaver to the mound. The right-hander is 0-2 with an ERA of 14.73, 11 Ks and 6 BBs. 

San Diego fell to 7-6 following its 7-6 loss on Wednesday to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Padres lost two of three at home against the Dodgers. San Diego's Manny Machado hit a line drive that was caught by Chris Taylor who's throw to home plate caught Trent Grisham for the last out. The play that would have tied the score was video reviewed but held up by umpires.

Wil Myers is leading San Diego in hitting with a batting average of .302 and in home runs with four. Fernando Tatis Jr. is tied for the lead in home runs with four, is the leader in RBIs with 13 and leads in hits with 15. On Friday, San Diego will send Joey Lucchesi to the mound. The left-hander is 0-1 with an ERA of 8.44, 5 Ks and 2 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Arizona is 2-5 in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the D-Backs last 5
  • San Diego is 1-4 in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Padres last 7

Free MLB Pick:

Over 8.5 Runs

The play here is the OVER. Both starting pitchers have ERAs of above 8.40. The OVER has cashed in four of Arizona's last five and in five of the Padres last seven. In Arizona's most recent outing on Wednesday against Houston, 21 runs were scored between the two and in the Padres final game of their series against the Dodgers 13 runs were scored. Final Score Prediction, Arizona Diamondbacks win but our best play is OVER 8-5.

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