D-backs vs. Padres Wednesday Pick
Eric Hosmer and the Padres will go for a sweep of the Diamondbacks on Wednesday afternoon when the National League West rivals wrap up their series at 3:40 p.m. ET. Will the Padres hand the struggling D-Backs yet another loss?
Game Snapshot & Odds
953 Arizona Diamondbacks (+117) at 954 San Diego Padres (-141); 7.5 runs
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
3:40 p.m. ET, Petco Park, San Diego, CA
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 55% of the betting tickets are on the Padres to beat the Diamondbacks on the moneyline.
Arizona Diamondbacks Fantasy Spin
David Peralta was removed from Tuesday night's game against the Padres due to right shoulder soreness. This shoulder issue could very well be related to the trapezius tightness that Peralta battled through last week. He's considered day-to-day for now and will be reevaluated by the Diamondbacks' medical staff on Wednesday. Peralta went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts before getting lifted Tuesday, but he is still batting .309/.357/.524 on the season.
San Diego Padres Fantasy Spin
Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer off Zack Greinke to lead the Padres to a 3-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Hosmer has seven homers. Six of them have come since April 20, and he's batting .346 in 107 at-bats since that date. On the other hand, he has slowed down some of late; he had gone eight straight games without an extra-base hit or an RBI before the homer tonight.
MLB Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are 10-2 in their last 12 road games when facing a team with a winning record.
The Padres have won seven of their last 10 home games when facing an opponent with a winning road record.
The Diamondbacks are now 1-6 in their last seven games versus the Padres following back-to-back 3-2 losses in this series. They’re also winless in their last four games overall, are 1-5 in their last six road games and are winless in their last four divisional games as well. On the other side, the Padres have won nine of their last 13 games at Petco when facing a right-handed starter and are 4-1 in Eric Lauer’s last five starts versus a team with a winning record.
The Pick: Red Sox/Blue Jays UNDER 9.5