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San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 5/21/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres
Date & Time Tuesday May 21, 2019, 10:10 PM (EDT)
Petco Park
San Diego, California
The Line
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks +103 / San Diego Padres -112 -- Over/Under: 7.5
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The Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres meet Tuesday in MLB action at Petco Park.

The Arizona Diamondbacks could use a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Diamondbacks have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Arizona Diamondbacks have split their last six games when scoring four or more runs. David Peralta leads the Diamondbacks with 59 hits and 30 RBI while Eduardo Escobar and Adam Jones have combined for 99 hits and 59 RBI. Zack Greinke gets the ball, and he is 6-1 with a 2.78 ERA and 62 strikeouts this season. Greinke is 13-2 with a 2.30 ERA and 156 strikeouts in his career against the Padres.

The San Diego Padres could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Padres have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The San Diego Padres have lost five of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 50 hits and 24 RBI while Manny Machado and Franmil Reyes have combined for 85 hits and 51 RBI. Matt Strahm gets the ball, and he is 1-3 with a 3.07 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. Strahm is 0-1 with a 4.24 ERA and 17 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks.

The Diamondbacks are 40-16 in their last 56 Tuesday games, 0-4 in their last 4 during game 2 of a series and 11-5 in Greinke's last 16 road starts. The Padres are 10-25 in their last 35 during game 2 of a series, 2-7 in their last 9 Tuesday games and 1-6 in their last 7 overall. The Diamondbacks are 10-4 in the last 14 meetings in San Diego, 1-4 in the last 5 meetings and 4-0 in Greinke's last 4 starts vs. Padres. The under is 9-2-2 in Strahm's last 13 starts overall. The over is 9-4 in Greinke's last 13 starts overall.

We're getting plus money with one of the pitchers in baseball this season. Greinke has been incredible through 64.2 innings, allowing just 49 hits, 20 earned runs, striking out 62 and allowing a .210 batting average. Greinke also has ridiculous career numbers against the Padres, and that includes a .228 batting average with 60 strikeouts in 206 at bats against current San Diego hitters. I love getting ace quality pitchers and cheap prices / plus money. Greinke has been that all year. Give me the Arizona Diamondbacks and the favorable price. 

Arizona Diamondbacks +103

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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