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San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Thursday when the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers meet at Dodger Stadium.

The Padres will trot Jered Weaver out to the mound in this one. Right hander Weaver has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Brandon McCarthy who starts for the Dodgers. Right hander McCarthy is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Dodgers as -230-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total opened at 7.5.

San Diego:
Team record: 1-2 SU
San Diego is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
San Diego is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games

Los Angeles:
Team record: 2-1 SU
LA Dodgers is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games
LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
LA Dodgers is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
San Diego home to San Francisco Friday, April 7
Los Angeles at Colorado Friday, April 7