Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 18 (9/18) MLB
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- Sep 18, 2022, 7:30:27 AM
|Time||9:40 p.m. EST|
|Padres money line||-200|
|Padres run line||-1.5 (-120)|
|Diamondbacks money line||+165|
|Diamondbacks run line||+1.5 (+100)|
|Over / under||8|
|San Diego Padres||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Road / home record||48-25||37-35|
|Last 10 record||6-4||4-6|
|Over / under record||62-67-11||65-70-5|
|Runs / game||5.44||4.50|
|Runs allowed / game||3.20||4.58|
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres will play the 2nd game of the series at the Chase Field on Tuesday night. The Padres took the win 6-0 in the first game of the series. Mookie Betts hit a three-run homer and Cody Bellinger added a two-run double.
San Diego Padres
The Padres get here with a 77-62 record and have won their last 3 games. The team is averaging 4.41 runs per game and they're batting for .241 AVG, have 609 runs scored in 1120 hits and 129 home runs, ranking #15 in offense in the league behind the Houston Astros. Manny Machado is leading the team with 26 home runs and 88 RBI and a batting average of .304.
Defensively they are allowing 4.17 runs per game and rank #11 in the league. Joe Musgrove leads the pitching staff with a 2.96 ERA, 138 strikeouts and 8 wins recorded for the Padres.
Probable Pitcher: Clayton Kershaw (7-3, 2.62 ERA)
Kershaw will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Padres. Kershaw did not factor into the decision Wednesday, allowing two runs on five hits over six innings in a 7-3 victory over San Francisco. He struck out eight. He has an 18-11 record with an ERA of 2.81 and 261 strikeouts in 39 appearances against the Diamondbacks in his career.
The Diamondbacks get here with a 66-74 record and have lost 5 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.50 runs per game and they're batting for .233 AVG, 626 runs scored in 1069 hits and 154 home runs, ranking #11 in offense in the league behind the Milwaukee Brewers. Christian Walker leads with 32 home runs and 79 RBI and Ketel Marte is batting for .261 AVG.
Defensively they are allowing 4.58 runs per game and rank #21 in the league. Merrill Kelly leads the team with a 2.94 ERA and 147 strikeouts and 12 wins recorded.
Probable Pitcher: Merrill Kelly (12-5, 2.94 ERA)
Kelly will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Diamondbacks. Kelly took a no-decision Tuesday, allowing four runs on three hits and a walk with five strikeouts over seven innings. He has a record of 0-7 with an ERA of 5.85 and 43 strikeouts in 10 appearances versus the Padres in his career.
LA Padres are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games against Arizona.
LA Padres are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
LA Padres are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games against LA Padres.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games at home.
The Padres refused to slow it down even with having clinched the playoff berth and will go for another win by sending Clayton Kershaw to the mound who has been pretty solid lately allowing 4 runs in 15 innings pitched. Merrill kelly will face the Padres who has lost twice against them this season. This is going to be a great pitching matchup so expect another close game and with the under cashing big time in their last 6 head to head games the under is the play.
PICK: Under 8 (-110)
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