San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 6/29/14
Arizona Diamondbacks (35-48) at San Diego Padres (34-47)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 4:10 pm (PETCO Park)
Mike Bolsinger (R) (1-3) (4.764) vs. Odrisamer Despaigne (R) (1-0) (0.000)
The Line: San Diego Padres -115 / Arizona Diamondbacks +105 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks face off on Sunday at PETCO Park as they close out their series.
The San Diego Padres continue to struggle to score runs as they came up on the short end of the scoreboard again on Saturday. Rene Rivera had two hits and Chase Headley and Chris Denorfia each had hits as the Padres scored one run on five hits. Starting pitcher Eric Stults allowed three hits and three runs while striking out two over 5.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 2-11 for the season. For Sunday’s game the Padres start Odrisamer Despaigne who was impressive in his firs Major League outing. In his last start Despaigne allowed four hits and and struck out one over seven scoreless iniings to get the win over the Giants.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks have one of the worst records in baseball but they celebrated a win on Saturday as they knocked off the Padres. Martin Prado had two hits, Miguel Montero hit a home run, and Ender Inciarte had a hit as the D-backs scored three runs on five hits. Starting pitcher Josh Collmenter allowed five hits and a run while striking out four over 5.1 innings to get the win and go to7-4 for the season and Addison Reed earned his 19th save. For Sunday’s game the Diamondbacks start Michael Bolsinger who has lost his last two decisions. For the season Bolsinger has allowed 45 hits and 20 earned runs while striking out 32 over 37.2 innings for a 1-3 record and a 4.78 ERA.
San Diego is 2-6 in their last eight games, 1-8 in their last nine games as a favorite, and 0-5 in their last five home games. Arizona is 12-5 against the NL West, 1-6 following a win, and 0-4 in Bolsinger’s last four starts. Arizona has won five of the last six meetings of these two.
I am not looking for much scoring so my free pick is on the under. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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