San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 9/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (74-81) at San Diego Padres (73-82)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 4:10 pm (PETCO Park)
Z Godley (4-1) (3.48) vs. J Shields (13-6) (3.86)
The Line: San Diego Padres -146 / Arizona Diamondbacks +136 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego, FS-Arizona
The San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks face off on Sunday at Petco Park as they close out heir MLB series.
The San Diego Padres are clinging to high hopes for next year as they beat the D-backs on Saturday. Corey Sapangenberg had three hits, Matt Kemp had two hits, and Justin Upton had a hit as the Padres scored three runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Robbie Erlin allowed two hits and struck out four over 7.0 scoreless innings to get the win and Craig Kimbrel earned the save. For Sunday’s game the padres start James Shields who has allowed 180 hits and 84 earned runs while striking out 208 over 196 innings for a 13-6 record and a 3.86 ERA.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks just had no answers on offense as they lost to the Padres on Saturday. Ender Inciarte, Aaron Hill, and A.J. Pollock each had hits as the Diamondbacks didn’t score on four hits. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson allowed four hits and run while striking out five over 6.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 9-11 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Diamondbacks start Zack Godley allowed 27 hits and 13 earned runs while striking out 31 over 33.2 innings for a 5-1 record and a 3.48 ERA.
San Diego is 4-1 in game three of a series, 1-5 following a win, and 4-1 in Shields’ last five starts. Arizona is 4-1 following a loss, 7-16 against a right-handed starter, and 4-1 in Godley’s last five starts. Arizona is 2-6 in their last eight meetings in San Diego.
The total is set at 7.5 and I have this one going over that number and that is my free pick.