Los Angeles is the undisputed power of the National League West. So much so that nobody else is given much MLB betting attention. Two teams that bargain hunters and sharps are looking to meet Saturday. The improvement shown by the Diamondbacks and Padres could spark insurgence. Especially in a shortened 60-game season. Should Los Angeles stumble Arizona and San Diego may be the best-qualified alternatives. Best of all both clubs will offer much more appealing prices. Now let’s take a look at their Saturday night FS1 showdown.
Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres
|Date and Time:||Saturday, July 25, 2020, 9:10 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Petco Park, San Diego, California|
|Diamondbacks vs. Padres TV Coverage:||FS1|
Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres SBG Odds Analysis
On this occasion, the Diamondbacks offer the online sportsbook credibility of three straight winning seasons. San Diego has been notable for being “next year’s team.” For this reason, the public is not enamored with the Padres. Arizona gets more of a wait and sees an approach form the public.
Probable Starters and Bullpens
Left-hander Robbie Ray is the likely Arizona starter. Owing to strong 2020 training camps is optimism growing for Ray. Ray was 12-8 with a 4.34 earned run average in 2019. In 2017 he was an NL All-Star for Arizona. By reason of a 15-5 record and 2.89 earned run average.
Closer Archie Bradly was 4-5 with a 3.52 earned run average with 18 saves in 2019. Such as it was, his first year as a full-time closer was successful.
The second starter on the Padres is right-hander Dinelson Lamet. For 2019 in a limited role he was 3-5 with a 4.07 earned run average.
Closer Kirby Yates had a hard-luck 2019 season. To illustrate his earned run average was 1.19. Even though he was 0-5 he did post 41 saves for the year. Yates was a 2019 NL All-Star.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres Matchups
Leading the Diamondbacks is 3B Eduardo Escobar. Last year Escobar had a career-high 35 home runs and 118 runs batted in. In like manner is Padres 3B Manny Machado. Machado is a four-time NL All-Star that hit 32 home runs in 2019.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks Are:
- 2-6 in their last eight away games
- 3-5-1 under the total on the road
- 8-1 in their last nine overall games against the Padres
- 4-7-1 under the total vs. San Diego
- 6-2 in their last eight away games vs. the National League West
- 4-5-2 under the total against National League West teams
The Padres Are:
- 7-12 in their last 19 home games
- 5-7-1 under the total at Petco Park
- 7-5 in their last 12 home games vs. Arizona
- 5-8 under the total at Petco Park against the Diamondbacks
- 3-8 in their last 11 games at Petco Park vs. the National League West
- 3-5-1 under the total at home against National League West teams
Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres SBG Free Pick
In this situation, we get an MLB betting matchup that looks even. Arizona brings a bit more pop to the batter’s box than San Diego. Most important of all they have a more proven record as a winner.
Diamondbacks vs. Padres SBG Best Bet: Arizona Diamondbacks