Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres - 6/21/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (34-37) at Arizona Diamondbacks (33-35)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 4:10 pm (Chase Field)
A Cashner (2-8) (4.45) vs. J Hellickson (4-4) (5.10)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks -105 / San Diego Padres -105 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego, FS-Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres close out their MLB series of National League West teams on Sunday at Chase Field.
The Arizona Diamondbacks couldn’t get the bats going on Saturday as they lost to the Padres. Paul Goldschmidt, Wellington Castillo, and Chris Owings all had hits as the Diamondbacks scored one run four hits. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray allowed six hits and four runs while striking out seven over 5.2 innings to take the loss and fall to 2-2 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Diamondbacks start Jeremy Hellickson who has allowed 78 hits and 41 runs while striking out 55 over 72.1 innings for a 4-4 record and a 5.10 ERA.
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The San Diego Padres played one of their better games in a week on Saturday as the beat the Diamondbacks on Saturday. Melvin Upton Jr. and Derek Norris hit home runs and Clint Barmes had three hits as the Padres scored eight runs on 10 hits. Starting pitcher Tyson Ross allowed four hits and a run while striking out nine over 9.0 innings to get eh win and go to 4-7 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Padres start Andrew Cashner who has allowed 96 hits and 42 earned runs while striking out 78 over 85 innings for a 2-8 record and a 4.45 ERA.
Arizona is 4-1 as a home favorite, 4-1 in game three of a series, and 1-5 in Hellickson’s last six games against the NL West. San Diego is 0-5 following a win, 0-4 in game three of a series, and 1-4 in Cashner’s last five starts as an underdog. San Diego is 0-5 in Cashner’s last five starts against Arizona.
The total is set at 8.5 and while these pitchers have fairly large ERA’s I have a lean to the under here. My stronger pick is on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.