Padres Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 14, 2021

Written By Staff on August 14, 2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks (37-80) host the San Diego Padres (66-52) on Saturday at 8:10 PM ET. San Diego’s (-220 to win) Joe Musgrove starts against Arizona’s (+180) Tyler Gilbert.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 14, 2021, 1:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Padres vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Musgrove (SD) Pitcher Gilbert (ARI)
8 – 7 W/L 0 – 1
128.1 IP 3.2
2.81 ERA 0.00
0.960 WHIP 1.090
10.3 K/9 12.3
2.2 BB/9 4.9

Padres Probable Starter Joe Musgrove

  • The Padres will send Musgrove (8-7) to make his 23rd start of the season. He is 8-7 with a 2.81 ERA and 147 strikeouts in 128 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last appeared in relief on Wednesday, when he threw 2/3 innings against the Marlins while giving up hits.
  • The opposing Diamondbacks offense has the 28th-ranked slugging percentage (.376) and is 29th in MLB play with 102 home runs. They have a collective .234 batting average, and are 15th in the league with 924 total hits and 21st in MLB play scoring 488 runs.
  • The Padres are 16-7 in Musgrove’s 23 starts this season with San Diego as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 14, 2021 at 1:19 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Musgrove

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
David Peralta 14 .286 4 0 3 .286 .857
Ketel Marte 9 .222 2 0 0 .300 .522
Nick Ahmed 8 .250 2 0 1 .400 .650
Christian Walker 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Asdrúbal Cabrera 7 .286 2 2 4 .286 1.429
Carson Kelly 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Josh Rojas 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Pavin Smith 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Josh VanMeter 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Tyler Gilbert

  • The Diamondbacks will send out Gilbert for his first start of the season.
  • The 27-year-old lefty will start for the first time this year after pitching in relief .
  • The left-hander did not pitch as the moneyline underdog last season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 14, 2021 at 1:19 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs Gilbert

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jake Cronenworth 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Trent Grisham 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000
Victor Caratini 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tommy Pham 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Wil Myers 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eric Hosmer 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Padres Betting Trends

  • The Padres score an average of 5.1 runs per road game compared to 4.5 per contest at home.
  • The Padres are the ninth-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.7 runs per game (559 total).
  • The Padres have won 58 of the 96 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (60.4%).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -220 or shorter, San Diego has a 15-11 record (winning 57.7% of its games).
  • San Diego has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 64 times this season for a 64-51-3 record against the over/under.
  • San Diego was favored on the moneyline in eight of its last 10 games, and finished 4-4 in those matchups.
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Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have scored the 21st-most runs in the league this season with 488 (4.2 per game).
  • In 58 home games this season, they’ve scored 4.6 runs per contest compared to the 3.7 per game they score away from Chase Field.
  • The Diamondbacks have entered the game as underdogs 99 times this season and won 27, or 27.3%, of those games.
  • Arizona has a record of 4-21, a 16% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +180 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • Arizona and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 61 of their 116 opportunities.
  • Arizona has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and has gone 4-6 in those contests.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Manny Machado leads the Padres in home runs (21) and runs batted in (78).
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB action, Machado’s 78 RBI rank sixth.
  • Jake Cronenworth has 26 doubles, six triples, 16 home runs and 36 walks while hitting .277.
  • Cronenworth ranks 19th in hits (119), and 18th in SLG (.477) among the qualifying hitters in baseball.

Padres Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jake Cronenworth 430 .277 76 16 55 .343 .820
Manny Machado 402 .284 73 21 78 .347 .854
Adam Frazier 386 .324 58 4 32 .386 .834
Tommy Pham 375 .245 65 12 39 .349 .746
Eric Hosmer 375 .280 42 10 53 .341 .744
Wil Myers 329 .258 39 13 49 .338 .770
Trent Grisham 316 .259 41 12 47 .351 .800
Victor Caratini 241 .228 24 6 33 .301 .633
Ha-Seong Kim 216 .208 22 6 29 .275 .627
Jake Marisnick 145 .214 19 5 23 .280 .680

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Josh Rojas leads Arizona with 10 home runs this season. He’s batting .275 with 30 RBI.
  • Rojas falls outside of league leaders in hits and batting average among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Pavin Smith has 102 hits and an OBP of .324 to go with a slugging percentage of .415 this season.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Pavin Smith 378 .270 51 9 40 .324 .739
David Peralta 360 .244 41 6 48 .312 .701
Nick Ahmed 340 .226 36 3 27 .283 .618
Josh Rojas 331 .275 52 10 30 .362 .806
Christian Walker 273 .227 35 5 29 .292 .636
Asdrúbal Cabrera 245 .245 32 7 39 .333 .737
Carson Kelly 187 .262 29 8 29 .385 .824
Ketel Marte 179 .346 29 5 24 .389 .909
Josh VanMeter 171 .211 16 3 22 .303 .666
Daulton Varsho 143 .210 22 6 19 .311 .689

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