Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres Prediction 6/9/2024

The Arizona Diamondbacks (30-35) travel to face off against the San Diego Padres (34-34) on Sunday, June 9th. This game will be played at PETCO Park in San Diego and televised on None. The Padres are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Diamondbacks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Padres. First pitch is set for 3:10 CT.

Diamondbacks vs Padres

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San Diego cruised to an easy 13-1 win over the Diamondbacks in the most recent game of this series. The Padres had a huge 2nd inning, scoring four of their runs and adding another four in the 4th. As for the Diamondbacks, they scored their only run in the 5th. Heading into the game, the Padres were favored at -159 on the money line.

Matt Waldron pitched well for the Padres in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with four strikeouts but didn’t issue a walk. On the other side, Ryne Nelson got the start for the Diamondbacks and took the loss, giving up five earned runs in just 3 1/3 innings of work.

At the plate, the Padres were led by Jake Cronenworth and Kyle Higashioka, as they were the only two Padres hitters to have more than one hit. Cronenworth also homered in the game. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had two hits and drove in the Diamondbacks’ only run.

Arizona is on the road today, and they are looking to pick up a win to get back to .500 and close the gap in the NL West. The Diamondbacks are 30-35 overall and trail the Dodgers by 10.5 games in the NL West. Currently, they are 4th in the division and trail the Giants by two games for the 3rd spot in the division.

The Diamondbacks have dropped two straight games, and they are losing the series vs. the Padres 1-2. Arizona’s overall series record is 7-11-2 this year. As the road underdog, the Diamondbacks are 11-15 this season, and they are 15-19 at home. As the underdog, Arizona has gone 14-22 this year and 16-13 when favored.

Arizona has been a tough team to figure out on the run line, as they are just 29-36 overall. They have been a better bet on the road, where they are 17-17. However, they have failed to cover the run line in two straight games and are just 10-19 against the run line when favored.

Arizona is on the road today against the San Diego Padres, with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The Diamondbacks have a combined run average of 9.4 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-33. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, Arizona has a record of 9-9, and their games have had an average over/under line of 9 runs. In 40.0% of their games this season, the over/under line has been set higher than 8.5 runs, and their over streak is currently at 2 games.

Scott McGough Gets The Start For The Diamondbacks

Right-hander Scott McGough is getting the start for the Diamondbacks today as he faces the Padres on the road. He has made 16 appearances this season but has not made a start, so his ERA is 6.35. McGough’s WHIP for the season is 1.65, and he has a record of 1-3. Opponents are batting .295 off McGough this season. In his last outing, he went one inning out of the bullpen and didn’t give up a run, finishing with a no-decision. McGough has finished with a no-decision in each of his last three outings.

Diamondbacks Offense Breakdown

Arizona’s offense has been very consistent this season, as they are 8th in runs per game at 4.6. They have been even better on the road, averaging 4.7 runs per contest. As a team, they are hitting .244, which is 8th in the league, and are 12th in team slugging percentage. The Diamondbacks are also near the top of the league in on-base percentage and have the 8th best BABIP this season.

Over the past seven games, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Ketel Marte have both been swinging the bat well, with Gurriel Jr. going 8/26 and Marte going 11/22. Marte has three homers in this stretch and has gone deep in three straight games. For the season, Marte is batting .282 with 13 homers, and Christian Walker is right behind him with 12 homers and a team-best 39 RBIs.

San Diego is 34-34 overall and is 2nd in the NL West, eight games behind the Dodgers. The Padres have taken the first two games of this series vs. the Diamondbacks but lost the most recent game. So far, they have gone 14-14 in divisional games.

At home, the Padres are 15-20 this season and have gone 19-14 on the road. As the favorite, the Padres are 21-21 this year and 13-13 as the underdog. San Diego’s overall series record is 12-8-2, and they have gone 4-6 across their last 10 games.

San Diego has been a strong run line bet on the road this season, going 24-9. They have been a much worse bet at home, going just 12-23. The Padres have been a good run line bet as an underdog, going 18-8, but have struggled as the favorite, going 18-24.

The Padres are playing at home against the Diamondbacks today, and the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average for their games this season is 8.7 runs, and their over/under record is 34-33. Their games have averaged an over/under line of 8 runs, and when the line has been set at 8.5 runs, their record is 8-8. So far this season, 12 of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8.5 runs, accounting for 17.6% of their games.

Adam Mazur Gets The Start For The Padres

Adam Mazur is on the mound for the Padres today as they take on the Diamondbacks. He started the season with a 6-inning outing against the Angels, where he gave up just 1 earned run and struck out 2.

Padres Offense Breakdown

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San Diego comes into today’s game with the league’s top batting average at .263, and they have been one of the league’s top home run hitting teams so far. Overall, they are averaging 4.5 runs per game, but that number jumps to 5 runs per game when playing on the road. The Padres have been especially good at avoiding strikeouts, as they have the 4th fewest strikeouts in the league.

Fernando Tatis Jr. has been on a tear of late, going 18/37 in his last nine games with two homers and five RBIs. Tatis Jr. is 11th in the league with 11 homers and is 3rd on the team with 33 RBIs. Jurickson Profar and Jake Cronenworth are both tied for 2nd on the team with nine homers, with Profar’s 42 RBIs being the 2nd best mark on the team.

Diamondbacks vs Padres Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Diamondbacks vs. Padres game is to take the Diamondbacks on the money line at +112. We have the Diamondbacks winning this one by a score of 6-4. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could also take the over, as the line is sitting at 8.5 runs, and we have this one finishing with 10 runs.

Looking at some of the player props, Adam Mazur is projected to finish with five strikeouts. As for the Diamondbacks, they are projected to finish with 12 team strikeouts, and they have the sixth best home run projection for today’s slate.

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