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Baseball Betting Tip of the Day - Dodgers at Padres - 09-09-08

Sep 9, 2008 7:27 PM

by GT Staff |

BASEBALL, 7:05 p.m. PT

Petco Park, San Diego

Dodgers -155 at Padres (8)

Take the Dodgers out of Los Angeles and they are a different team. The eight-game win streak, all at home, ended last night in San Diego. Los Angeles maintained its 1½-game lead in the NL West over Arizona, currently riding a four-game losing streak. The Dodgers look to square the series with a rematch of last Wednesday’s game in Los Angeles.

Hiroki Kuroda didn’t make it past the sixth inning, but wound up getting the 6-4 victory over the Padres. Wade LeBlanc, in his first start, was bounced after four innings. The two meet again in Petco and that 8 looks short even though this is a pitcher’s ballpark. The Dodgers, not noted for the longball, hit three homers in that victory. Kuroda runs hot and cold, but should pitch better here. DODGERS.