A pair of young pitchers will take the hill for their respective teams tonight when the Phillies host the Padres at 7:05PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Phillies are -115 money line favorites versus the Padres, who are +105 money line underdogs to pull off the upset tonight. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 7 runs after the number opened at 8.
Colin Rea will take the hill for San Diego after he was hit hard by the Rockies in a no-decision at Coors Field last Friday. He allowed five runs on six hits in just 3 1/3 innings of work while racking up five strikeouts. He also walked four batters on the afternoon.
The Phillies will counter with their own 25-year-old starter Jerad Eickhoff, who was charged with three runs (two earned) over five innings in a loss to the Mets on Friday. Eickhoff allowed five hits, walked two batters, hit a batter and struck out three in the defeat.
MLB PICKS: The under is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Philadelphia and 4-1-1 in the Padres' last six games versus NL East opponents. The under is also 4-1 in the Phillies' last five home games versus a team with a winning road record.
WEDNESDAY MLB FREE PICK: PADRES/PHILLIES UNDER 8