Padres vs. Diamondbacks Prediction
An upset was in the cards last night as the San Diego Padres rolled to a win at the host Arizona Diamondbacks. Is a rebound win by Arizona the right bet to make in game two of the four-game series tonight?
Friday, July 6, 2018
Chase Field at 9:40PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Diamondbacks are a -137 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Padres are a +127 underdog, while the total is set at 8 runs. As of Friday morning, 75 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Arizona. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Myers, Hedges spark Padres win
San Diego doubled up the host D-backs by a final of 6-3 Thursday night in the series opener. Carlos Asuaje finished 2-for-2 with a triple, two walks, two runs and an RBI to help pace the offense. Wil Myers went 2-for-4 with a triple, a run and two RBIs. Austin Hedges was 2-for-4 with a solo home run. Hedges' solo homer gave San Diego a 2-1 lead in the fifth, while a three-run sixth was sparked by Myers' two-run triple. Eric Lauer earned the win as he allowed one earned run on seven hits with two strikeouts and two walks over five innings. Brad Hand worked around a hit and struck out three batters in the ninth to record his 24th save.
Miller struggles again
Arizona starting pitcher Shelby Miller was better than he was in his first two starts coming off Tommy John surgery, but still was hit hard as he gave up five runs (three earned) on five hits with seven strikeouts and two walks over 5 1/3 innings. Jon Jay was 2-for-4 to help lead the D-backs offense, while Nick Ahmed went 2-for-5. A.J. Pollock was 2-for-4 with a double and a run. Ketel Marte finished 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs and two RBIs.
MLB Betting Trends
The Padres are 4-13 in their last 17 games overall. San Diego is 5-12 in its last 17 meetings in Arizona.
The Diamondbacks are 1-8 in their last nine home games. The under is 5-2-1 in the last eight meetings.
Godley has struggled with consistency all season, but his win-loss record speaks to the run support he is getting despite the bloated ERA. I'm going to hop right back on the Arizona train tonight as San Diego struggles offensively and I certainly don't see the visitors scoring another six runs here. Look for Arizona to get back on track as Godley turns in one of his better starts.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS -137