MLB Matchups  >>  LA Dodgers Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Preview 04/11/2013

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres will meet on the field at PETCO Park on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

The Dodgers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Zack Greinke in this game. Greinke has a 1-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

The Padres will counter Greinke with Jason Marquis. Righthander Marquis has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 168-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
The Dodgers were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -122 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 5-3 SU
San Diego: 2-6 SU
LOS ANGELES MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

SAN DIEGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Diego's last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
San Diego is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

NEXT UP:
LA Dodgers at Arizona, Friday, April 12
San Diego home to Colorado, Friday, April 12