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Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres 04/02/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Betting and Spring Training Tips
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Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres 04/02/2021 – Arizona Diamondbacks will remain on the road as they continue their four-game series against San Diego Padres from Petco Park in San Diego, California. The Diamondbacks had a disappointing opening day as San Diego Padres won their first game on the series. Arizona will look forward to making a difference in this game as they try to rebound from their last defeat. The Padres seem to have the home advantage and they are making good use of their potential. The mlb betting lines are out as these teams battle in their second game.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres 04/02/2021
The Arizona Diamondbacks smashed seven runs from the plate, but their pitching unit was unable to prevent the Padres from winning. From the plate, Eduardo Escobar, Nick Ahmed, Ketel Marte, Koke Calhoun, and Christian Walker will take the lead in order. Walker was the leading hitter during the spring training games. Walker smashed five homers and 15 RBIs in total. The Diamondbacks will turn in Merrill Kelly as their starting pitcher against the Padres. Kelly held an ERA of 2.59 with 5 BBs and 29 Ks last season.
Players to watch: J. Rojas 3B (GP 24, AB 72, R 8, H 25, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 15, TB 42, BB 7, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.347, OBP 0.405, SLG 0.583, OPS 0.988, WAR 0), T. Thompson CF (GP 23, AB 61, R 6, H 10, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 5, TB 21, BB 4, SO 25, SB 2, AVG 0.164, OBP 0.215, SLG 0.344, OPS 0.56, WAR 0).
San Diego Padres
The Padres got the perfect start on the season as they won their first game by smashing eight runs from the plate. The Padres are already at the top of the NL West alongside Colorado Rockies and they are sure to be a tough competitor to the Los Angeles Dodgers. From the plate, the Padres have Fernando Tatis Jr and Manny Machado as their bright spots. The Padres are all set to deliver Blake Snell to the mound as their starter in this game. Snell held an ERA of 3.24 with 18 BBs and 63 Ks last season.
Players to watch: J. Mateo SS (GP 25, AB 57, R 9, H 18, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 0, RBI 9, TB 26, BB 10, SO 17, SB 3, AVG 0.316, OBP 0.414, SLG 0.456, OPS 0.87, WAR 0), C. Abrams SS (GP 26, AB 50, R 5, H 12, 2B 1, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 11, TB 21, BB 3, SO 13, SB 3, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.283, SLG 0.42, OPS 0.703, WAR 0).
Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers
Under is 4-0 in Kellys last 4 starts as a road underdog.
San Diego Padres
Padres are 6-1 in their last 7 Friday games.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks
The baseball betting odds are once again intact for the Padres to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Arizona will struggle against Tatis and Machado. On the other hand, Kelly is not too strong from the pitching end. Back the Padres to take out the Diamondbacks again.
Score Prediction: Padres 8, Diamondbacks 2.