From PETCO Park in San Diego, we have an NL West matchup between the Diamondbacks and Padres. First pitch for Friday's matchup is set for 9:40 PM ET. Arizona is 3rd in the NL West with a record of 30-33, while the Padres are 2nd at 32-34.

Michael King is starting for the Padres, and they are the slight favorite on the money line, with the odds sitting at -122. The over/under line is at 7.5 runs. The Diamondbacks are starting Brandon Pfaadt, and they will be looking to pull off the road upset, as they are +103 on the money line.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS VS SAN DIEGO PADRES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks Moneyline +103

This game will be played at PETCO Park at 9:40 ET on Friday, June 7th.

HOW TO BET THE DIAMONDBACKS VS PADRES:

  • We have the Diamondbacks winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the Diamondbacks to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Diamondbacks vs Padres series. Arizona went into the matchup as slight underdogs and squeaked out a 4-3 win. The Diamondbacks offense only had two more hits than the Padres and struck out five more times, but still picked up the win.

San Diego had a chance to tie or win the game in the 9th inning, but Paul Sewald closed things out for the Diamondbacks. Slade Cecconi got the start for Arizona, going just 4 1/3 innings while giving up three runs and striking out three.

Kevin Ginkel got the win out of the bullpen for the Diamondbacks. Jeremiah Estrada took the loss for the Padres out of the bullpen.

Diamondbacks Records & Stats

Arizona is 30-33 overall and trail the Dodgers by 8.5 games in the NL West. Currently, they are 3rd in the division and are a half-game behind the Padres for the 2nd spot in the division. So far, they have gone 14-10 in divisional games.

At home, the Diamondbacks are 15-16 this year and have gone 15-17 on the road. As the underdog, Arizona is 14-20 this year and 16-13 as the favorite. The Diamondbacks have won three straight games as the road underdog. So far, their overall series record is 7-11-2.

When betting the run line, the Diamondbacks have been a better play on the road this season, going 17-15 compared to 12-19 at home. They have an overall run line record of 29-34, with an average run margin of 0.0 runs per game. Arizona has been the underdog in 34 of its games, going 19-15 against the run line in those contests.

Arizona has played in 52 games with over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs, which is 82.5% of their games. Their games have averaged 9.3 runs per game, and their over/under record is 28-33 overall. When the line has been set at 7.5 runs, their over/under record is 3-4.

Right-hander Brandon Pfaadt is getting the start for the Diamondbacks today as he faces the Padres on the road. He has made 12 starts this season and has a record of 2-4 with an ERA of 4.32. Pfaadt's WHIP for the season is currently 1.08. In his 12 appearances, he has turned in six quality starts and is coming off an outing in which he gave up four earned runs in six innings of work. Pfaadt didn't give up more than two earned runs in any of his three outings before that. The right-hander has been much better on the road, with an ERA of 4.71 compared to 3.83 at home.

Arizona's offense has been solid this season, averaging 4.7 runs per game (8th) and batting .246 as a team, which is also 8th in the league. They have been a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 4.9 runs per game. The Diamondbacks have two players who are tied for the team lead in home runs, with Ketel Marte and Christian Walker each having 12 homers. Walker also leads the team with 39 RBIs, which is 13th in the league.

Over his last six games, Ketel Marte is batting .429 with two homers, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has also gone deep twice in his last five games. Blaze Alexander has been hot of late, going 10/21 in his last five games, with four runs scored.

Padres Records & Stats

San Diego is looking to snap a five-game losing streak today, and they are eight games below .500 at 32-34. The Padres are 2nd in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by eight games. So far, they have gone 12-14 in divisional matchups.

At home, the Padres are 13-20 this year and 19-14 on the road. As the favorite, the Padres are 19-21 and 13-13 as the underdog. San Diego has dropped four straight as the favorite. So far, they have an overall series record of 12-8-2.

San Diego has been a great run line bet on the road this season, going 24-9. However, they have struggled at home, going just 10-23 on the run line. They have been a better run line bet as the underdog this season, going 18-8.

San Diego is playing host to Arizona in a game with a low over/under line of 7.5 runs. The Padres have seen their games go under the total in five straight contests, and the over/under record for the season is 32-33. The average over/under line in their games this season is 8 runs, and when the line is set at 7.5 runs, the over/under record is 9-11. Overall, 62.1% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs, with only 7.6% of their games having lower lines.

Right-hander Michael King gets the start for the Padres today as he faces the Diamondbacks at home. King has made 12 starts this year and has a record of 4-4 with a 3.82 ERA. So far, he has turned in six quality starts and is averaging 9.62 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, King went seven innings and gave up one earned run on four hits. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. King has not taken a loss since May 15th.

San Diego's offense has been one of the best-hitting teams in the league so far this season, leading the MLB with a team batting average of .259. They are also near the top of the league in on-base percentage and slugging percentage. Overall, the Padres are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 18th in the league. However, they have been better on the road, averaging 5 runs per contest.

Fernando Tatis Jr. comes into the game on a 12-game hitting streak and has been on fire of late, going 14/24 in his last six games with a home run. For the season, he is batting .283 with a team-leading 10 home runs. Jurickson Profar and Jake Cronenworth have also been good power sources for the Padres, with each having eight homers.