Padres vs. Diamondbacks - 9/20/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (63-87) at San Diego Padres (63-87)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
A Bradley (7-9) (5.07) vs. P Clemens (3-5) (4.94)
The Line: San Diego Padres -105 / Arizona Diamondbacks -105 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Arizona Diamondbacks look for another victory after winning five of their last eight games. The Diamondbacks have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 11 games. The Arizona Diamondbacks offense has been hit or miss recently, but they’ve won five straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jean Segura leads Arizona with 190 hits, Paul Goldschmidt has 85 RBI and Yasmany Tomas has 29 home runs. Archie Bradley takes the hill, and he’s 7-9 with a 5.07 ERA and 120 strikeouts this season. Bradley is 1-1 with a 8.00 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.
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The San Diego Padres look for some consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Padres have allowed 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The San Diego Padres have an ERA of 4.48 and have lost six of their last seven games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Wil Myers leads San Diego with 144 hits, Yangervis Solarte has 68 RBI and Derek Norris has 13 home runs. Paul Clemens gets the nod, and he’s 3-5 with a 4.94 ERA and 40 strikeouts this season. Clemens is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA and four strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks are 5-2 in their last 7 vs. National League West and 2-9 in their last 11 during game 2 of a series. The Padres are 1-5 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series and 3-7 in their last 10 home games. The Diamondbacks are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
Always tough to pick a game between two teams that have nothing to play for at this point in the season. However, the Diamondbacks have been more consistent offensively lately and Bradley has produced wins in three of his last four games. Clemens isn't good and has lost six of the last 10 games he's been in this season.