Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres Matchup

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The Los Angeles Dodgers will head west to face their division rival San Diego Padres at PETCO Park. Fox Sports San Diego will be televising the matchup and the game is scheduled to get going at 10:10 p.m. ET.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Odds

Los Angeles (-240) is favored against San Diego (+220) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this one at seven runs. The odds for betting on the games total stand at -120 for the over and +100 for the under. The games runline odds stand at -160 for taking the Dodgers -1.5 runs and +140 for the Padres +1.5.

The Padres are just 39-53 straight up (SU) and 42-49 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 6.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 23.4 units (ATS). San Diego has covered the spread only once in its last seven games and the under has hit in three of those seven. On the other hand, the Dodgers are 48-41 SU and have gone 40-48 ATS. Overall, the teams lost 16.5 units for moneyline gamblers and 7.2 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the over has cashed in four of those seven.

Padres games have an over/under record of 41-47-3 so far in 2018. The Dodgers have an over/under record of 45-41-2.

Clayton Kershaw will get the nod for Los Angeles. The left-handed Kershaw is 2-4 with a 2.86 ERA and 65 strikeouts. He has yet to face San Diego this year, but he made three starts against the team in 2017, compiling a 3-0 record with a 0.89 ERA and 24 strikeouts.

The Padres are sending righty Luis Perdomo (1-2, 6.86 ERA) to the mound. Perdomo has 20 strikeouts and 13 walks to his credit, as well as a WHIP of 2.19. Perdomo is 0-1 with four strikeouts and a 21.00 ERA in one start against Los Angeles this year.

Los Angeles pitching staff allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.36 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 9.59 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.88, along with a K/9 of 9.18.

The Dodgers offense has slashed .243/.325/.431 on its way to 4.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.4 per game over the teams last five contests (3-2 SU).

Outfielders Matt Kemp and Chris Taylor have paced Los Angeles hitters. Kemp is slashing .319/.360/.549 with 15 home runs, 57 RBIs and 40 runs scored, while Taylor (.257/.338/.461) is up to 10 homers, 37 RBIs and 51 runs scored.

In the home-team dugout, San Diego’s pitching staff has given up 4.6 runs per game overall in 2018. The clubs starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.73, a WHIP of 1.45 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.6. The bullpen has a 3.62 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 9.7 K/9. In 39 divisional games, Padres starters have an ERA of 5.24 and the bullpens ERA is 3.45.

The San Diego hitters have put up 3.7 runs per contest, including 3.8 per game against divisional foes and 3.6 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .214/.293/.374 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that span.

The Padres hitters have been led by first baseman Eric Hosmer and left fielder Jose Pirela. Hosmer is hitting .256/.329/.406 with nine home runs, 38 RBIs and 38 runs scored, and Pirela’s line is .265/.314/.361 with three homers, 27 RBIs and 44 runs scored.

The Dodgers have lost 15.0 units and are 26-32 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 37 of those games, compared to 20 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Padres have lost 8.5 units and are 9-19 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The overs hit in 15 of those games, as opposed to 13 that’ve cashed the under.

Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • Each offenses has logged 14 extra-base hits over its last five outings.
  • Los Angeles has recorded 21.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 17.6 over its last five.
  • The Dodgers have hit 17 home runs in their last 10 games. The Padres have hit nine over their last 10.