Diamondbacks vs. Padres Saturday Pick
The Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres just hit the over on Friday night at Petco Park. Will they accomplish the same feat for bettors on Saturday night?
Game Snapshot & Odds
911 Arizona Diamondbacks (-160) at 912 San Diego Padres (+145); 7.5 runs
Saturday, July 28, 2018
8:40 p.m. ET, Petco Park
TV: ARI (FSAZ); SD (FSSD)
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Public Betting Trends
Oddsmakers from online sportsbooks currently list the Diamondbacks as a -160 favorite. As of this writing, 70% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Diamondbacks to beat the Padres on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.
Diamondbacks' Corbin pitches seven strong innings vs. Cubs
Patrick Corbin was excellent on Monday, allowing one run over seven innings and striking out nine in a 7-1 victory over the Cubs. Corbin was dialed in on Monday, as he has been for most of the 2018 season. The only run he allowed came on a fielder’s choice off the bat of Anthony Rizzo in the sixth with the Diamondbacks leading by six runs at the time. While he now has 158 strikeouts in 129 2/3 innings, this was the first time he’d struck out more than six hitters since June 22. Nevertheless, it’s been a phenomenal campaign for Corbin, who lowers his ERA on the year to 3.13. He’ll toe the rubber against the Padres on Saturday.
Padres' Ross only goes five but gets win vs. Phillies
Tyson Ross picked up a win by holding the Phillies to two runs over five innings in the Padres' 10-2 victory on Sunday. Ross wasn't overly sharp, permitting multiple baserunners in four of his five frames. He managed to keep the Phillies from putting up a crooked number, though, and lasted long enough to qualify for a victory in the Padres' blowout win. It's the right-hander's first win since June 3. He'll shoot for two in a row next weekend at home against the Diamondbacks.
MLB Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have now won five of their last seven games versus the Padres.
The Padres are just 2-5 in Ross' last seven starts.
The over has cashed in five of Ross' last seven starts versus the Diamondbacks, is 8-2 in his last 10 outings coming off five days or rest, and is 8-2 in their last 10 games overall. On the other side, the over is 24-6-1 in Corbin's last 31 road starts versus a team with a losing record.
The Pick: Diamondbacks/Padres over 7.5