San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Free Preview

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are trying to avoid dropping their fourth in a row as they play host to the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. The game gets underway 10:10 p.m. ET and Fox Sports San Diego will broadcast the matchup.

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

Vegas has listed Los Angeles (-240) as the favorite over San Diego (+220). The total sits at eight runs and bettors can wager on the over for -120 and the under for +100. You can also wager on the game’s spread with the current runline odds sitting at Padres +1.5 runs (+100) and Dodgers -1.5 runs (-120).

The Padres have gone 50-80 SU this year and are 60-69 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 15.0 units for moneyline gamblers and 29.4 units ATS. The Dodgers, on the other hand, are 67-61 SU and 55-73 ATS. The team’s lost 29.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 17.8 units ATS.

Dodgers games have had an over/under record of 60-63-5 in 2018. Padres games have gone under 63 times, gone over 61 times and pushed on five instances.

Clayton Richard will get the nod for the Padres. The left-handed Richard is 7-10 with a 5.11 ERA and 105 strikeouts. He’s 0-1 with four strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA against Los Angeles this year.

The Dodgers are planning to start lefty Rich Hill (5-4, 3.73 ERA), who has 98 strikeouts and 35 walks, as well as a WHIP of 1.27. Hill is 0-1 with seven strikeouts and a 5.14 ERA in one start against San Diego this year.

Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game overall this season as a unit. The team’s starting pitching staff has a 3.23 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.95 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 9.5 K/9. In 54 divisional games, Dodgers starters have an ERA of 3.13 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.92.

The Los Angeles offense is putting up 4.7 runs per contest, including 4.5 per game against divisional foes and 4.4 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .232/.346/.379 over its last five contests and is 1-4 SU during that span.

The Dodgers’ hitters have been led by Cody Bellinger, who is hitting .258/.342/.465 with 20 home runs, 60 RBIs, 72 runs and 10 stolen bases.

In the visiting dugout, San Diego’s pitchers have allowed 4.8 runs per game and its starters own a 5.18 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 7.39 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.48, along with a WHIP of 1.48.

The Padres offense has slashed .235/.300/.374 on its way to 3.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.6 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Eric Hosmer has led San Diego’s offense and is slashing .257/.320/.398 with 13 home runs, 54 RBIs and 58 runs scored.

The Padres just lost a 4-3 game to the Rockies, while the Dodgers are coming off of a 3-1 loss against the Cardinals.

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Padres, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends,

  • The over has cashed in three of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
  • The Padres have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games. The Dodgers have hit 13 over their last 10.
  • Los Angeles has averaged 21.5 runs + hits + errors over its last 10 contests and 20.8 over its last five.
  • The Padres have lost three of their last four games SU while the Dodgers have dropped four of their last five.