Padres Vs Diamondbacks: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 15, 2021

Written By Staff on August 15, 2021

The Arizona Diamondbacks (38-80) will look to finish off a sweep of a four-game series against the San Diego Padres (66-53). The finale begins at 4:10 PM ET on Sunday. San Diego (-160 to win) has Craig Stammen starting, and Arizona (+140) will send out Zac Gallen.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 14, 2021, 11:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Padres vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Stammen (SD) Pitcher Gallen (ARI)
5 – 3 W/L 1 – 6
65.1 IP 68.1
3.31 ERA 4.87
1.120 WHIP 1.350
9.1 K/9 10.8
1.2 BB/9 4.1

Padres Probable Starter Craig Stammen

  • Stammen (5-3) gets the start for the Padres, his third of the season.
  • In his last time out — in relief on Saturday — the right-hander tossed zero innings against the Diamondbacks, giving up one earned run while surrendering one hit.
  • He will match up with a Diamondbacks squad that is batting .235 as a unit (24th in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .379 (28th in the league) with 103 total home runs (29th in MLB action).
  • The Padres have been the moneyline favorite in 42 of Stammen’s starts this season, and they went 24-18 in those games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 14, 2021 at 11:19 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Diamondbacks Stats vs Stammen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
David Peralta 14 .286 4 1 2 .286 .929
Ketel Marte 13 .154 2 1 3 .214 .599
Nick Ahmed 12 .250 3 0 2 .308 .641
Carson Kelly 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .453
Asdrúbal Cabrera 6 .167 1 1 3 .167 .834
Josh Rojas 5 .200 1 0 2 .200 .400
Christian Walker 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Pavin Smith 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh VanMeter 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Daulton Varsho 1 1.000 1 1 1 1.000 5.000

Diamondbacks Probable Starter Zac Gallen

  • The Diamondbacks’ Gallen (1-6) will make his 15th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw six innings against the Giants, giving up five earned runs while allowing seven hits.
  • The Padres have scored 559 runs this season, which ranks 10th in MLB. They have 970 hits, eighth in baseball, with 138 home runs (18th in the league).
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 3-10.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 14, 2021 at 11:19 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs Gallen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Trent Grisham 5 .600 3 1 1 .714 2.314
Eric Hosmer 5 .200 1 1 1 .429 1.229
Manny Machado 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Wil Myers 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tommy Pham 3 .333 1 1 1 .600 1.933
Ha-Seong Kim 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Jake Cronenworth 2 .500 1 0 1 .667 1.167
Victor Caratini 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Brian O’Grady 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Padres Betting Trends

  • The Padres score an average of 5.0 runs per road game compared to 4.5 per contest at home.
  • The Padres score the 10th-most runs in baseball (559 total, 4.7 per game).
  • The Padres have compiled a 58-39 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 59.8% of those games).
  • San Diego has a 35-28 record (winning 55.6% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -160 or shorter.
  • In the 119 games bookmakers have set an over/under for San Diego, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 64 times (64-52-3).
  • San Diego was favored on the moneyline in nine of its last 10 games, and finished 4-5 in those matchups.
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Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have scored 495 runs (4.2 per game) this season, which ranks 20th in MLB.
  • They’ve scored 4.7 runs per game this season at home compared to an average of 3.7 per contest on the road.
  • The Diamondbacks have won 28, or 28%, of the 100 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Arizona has a record of 13-44, a 22.8% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +140 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • Arizona and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 61 of their 117 opportunities.
  • Arizona has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and has won four of those contests.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Manny Machado has put up a team-high 21 home runs and 78 runs batted in.
  • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Machado’s 78 RBI rank eighth.
  • Jake Cronenworth has 26 doubles, six triples, 16 home runs and 36 walks while hitting .275.
  • Cronenworth ranks 21st in hits (119), and 18th in SLG (.473) among the qualifying hitters in MLB.

Padres Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jake Cronenworth 433 .275 76 16 55 .341 .814
Manny Machado 405 .281 73 21 78 .344 .848
Adam Frazier 386 .324 58 4 32 .386 .834
Eric Hosmer 378 .278 42 10 53 .338 .737
Tommy Pham 376 .245 65 12 39 .353 .749
Wil Myers 332 .256 39 13 49 .335 .763
Trent Grisham 319 .257 41 12 47 .348 .793
Victor Caratini 241 .228 24 6 33 .301 .633
Ha-Seong Kim 217 .207 22 6 29 .274 .624
Jake Marisnick 146 .212 19 5 23 .278 .675

Diamondbacks Players to Watch

  • Josh Rojas is batting .275 this season with a team-high 10 home runs.
  • Rojas’ SLG and OBP do not rank in the top 20 among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Pavin Smith is batting .272 with an OBP of .325 and a slugging percentage of .415 this season.

Diamondbacks Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Pavin Smith 383 .272 53 9 40 .325 .740
David Peralta 364 .247 42 6 49 .314 .704
Nick Ahmed 344 .230 37 3 27 .285 .625
Josh Rojas 334 .275 52 10 31 .362 .811
Christian Walker 273 .227 35 5 29 .292 .636
Asdrúbal Cabrera 246 .244 32 7 39 .332 .734
Carson Kelly 187 .262 29 8 29 .385 .824
Ketel Marte 184 .348 30 5 25 .389 .916
Josh VanMeter 175 .223 17 3 23 .315 .692
Daulton Varsho 146 .219 22 6 19 .321 .711

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