Padres vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 2, 2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks square off against the San Diego Padres after Ketel Marte had a four-hit performance in an 8-7 loss to the Padres. The Padres are favored () in this matchup with the Diamondbacks (), which starts at 10:10 PM ET on Friday. Blake Snell starts for San Diego while Arizona will counter with Merrill Kelly.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 2, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Padres vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Snell (SD) Pitcher Kelly (ARI)
4 – 2 W/L 3 – 2
50.0 IP 31.1
3.24 ERA 2.59
1.200 WHIP 0.960
11.3 K/9 8.3
3.2 BB/9 1.1

Padres Probable Starter Blake Snell

  • Snell pitches first in this matchup for the Padres, his first this season.
  • The 28-year-old lefty last appeared Wednesday, Oct. 28 against the Dodgers, when he started and went 5 1/3 innings.
  • Snell never pitched as a moneyline favorite a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:03 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Snell

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Eduardo Escobar 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ketel Marte 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Asdrúbal Cabrera 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Tim Locastro 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Christian Walker 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Merrill Kelly

  • Kelly gets the nod for the Diamondbacks and will make his first start of the season.
  • The last time the 32-year-old righty pitched was on Thursday, Aug. 20, throwing five innings as the starter against the Athletics.
  • Kelly and his team won as underdogs in three of his five appearances last season with a moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:03 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs Kelly

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Eric Hosmer 18 .278 5 0 4 .316 .705
Manny Machado 17 .176 3 0 1 .250 .485
Fernando Tatis Jr. 11 .455 5 3 5 .455 1.728
Tommy Pham 9 .333 3 1 4 .333 1.000
Wil Myers 9 .000 0 0 0 .100 .100
Jake Cronenworth 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Jurickson Profar 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Padres Betting Trends

  • Last season the Padres were the third-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.4 runs per game (325 total).
  • The Padres won 26 of the 42 games they were favored on the moneyline last season (61.9%).
  • San Diego won all three games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -240 or shorter.
  • San Diego played in 58 games with an over/under set, and combined with its opponents to go over the total 28 times (28-29-1).

Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Diamondbacks won 16 out of the 39 games, or 41%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Last season, Arizona was at least a +205 underdog on the moneyline two times, losing each of those contests.
  • Arizona and its opponents went over the total last season in 24 of their 57 opportunities.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Fernando Tatis Jr. had 17 home runs and 45 runs batted in last season.
  • Tatis ranked 20th in hits (62), fifth in HR (17), and eighth in RBI (45) among qualified batters in MLB action.
  • Manny Machado had 12 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 22 walks while hitting .304.
  • Machado ranked seventh in hits (68), seventh in HR (16), sixth in RBI (47), and 19th in BA (.304) among the qualifying hitters in baseball.

Padres Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Manny Machado 224 .304 44 16 47 .360 .940
Fernando Tatis Jr. 224 .277 50 17 45 .363 .934
Wil Myers 198 .288 34 15 40 .353 .959
Jurickson Profar 180 .278 28 7 25 .343 .771
Jake Cronenworth 172 .285 26 4 20 .354 .831
Eric Hosmer 143 .287 23 9 36 .333 .850
Victor Caratini 116 .241 10 1 16 .328 .656
Tommy Pham 109 .211 13 3 12 .312 .624
Jorge Mateo 26 .154 4 0 2 .185 .454
Luis Campusano 3 .333 2 1 1 .500 1.833

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Last season, David Peralta drove in 34 runs while batting .300.
  • Peralta ranked 23rd in BA among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Christian Walker finished with 34 RBI while batting .271 and hitting seven homers.
  • Walker ranked fourth in SLG among qualified hitters in the majors.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Walker 218 .271 35 7 34 .333 .792
David Peralta 203 .300 19 5 34 .339 .772
Eduardo Escobar 203 .212 22 4 20 .257 .592
Nick Ahmed 199 .266 29 5 29 .327 .729
Asdrúbal Cabrera 190 .242 23 8 31 .305 .752
Ketel Marte 181 .287 19 2 17 .323 .732
Carson Kelly 122 .221 11 5 19 .264 .649
Stephen Vogt 72 .167 6 1 7 .247 .525
Josh VanMeter 70 .129 9 2 6 .228 .485
Tim Locastro 69 .290 15 2 7 .395 .859

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