San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves Free Pick

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The San Diego Padres are ready to square off against the Atlanta Braves in a Wednesday showdown. Fox Sports San Diego will broadcast this NL showdown. The game gets underway at 7:20 p.m. ET.

San Diego Padres at Atlanta Braves Odds

Atlanta (-150) is favored over San Diego (+140) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this night game at 9 runs (-105 for the over and -115 for the under). Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the current runline odds standing at Padres +1.5 runs (-155) and Braves -1.5 runs (+135).

The Padres have gone 17-13 SU this year and are 12-17 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 2.0 units for moneyline bettors in the season’s early going, despite having lost 5.5 units ATS. The Braves, on the other hand, are 14-15 SU and 12-16 ATS. The team has lost 2.7 units for moneyline bettors and 3.9 units ATS.

Atlanta games have an over/under record of 15-11-2 so far in 2019. Padres games have gone under 15 times, gone over 12 times and pushed on two occasions.

As a unit, Atlanta’s pitchers have allowed 5.0 runs per game overall this season. The club’s starting pitching staff has a 4.86 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.41 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 9.6 K/9.

The Atlanta offense is putting up 5.1 runs per contest, including 5.3 per game over its last 10 games and 4.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .254/.333/.473 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.

The Braves’ offense has been led by second baseman Ozzie Albies and outfielder Nick Markakis. Albies is slashing .289/.348/.496 with six home runs, 12 RBIs and 24 runs scored, while Markakis has put up a line of .330/.405/.476 with 34 hits, 18 RBIs and 18 runs.

For the visiting squad, San Diego’s pitching staff allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 3.45 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and 8.47 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.66, along with a WHIP of 1.12 and a K-per-9 of 10.25.

The Padres offense has slashed .220/.282/.401 on its way to 3.6 runs scored per game this year, including 3.8 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and first baseman Eric Hosmer have led San Diego’s hitters. Tatis Jr. is slashing .300/.360/.550 with six home runs, 13 RBIs, 14 runs and six stolen bases, while Hosmer is slashing .252/.308/.441 with five homers, 18 RBIs and 14 runs scored.

The Padres have gained 2.9 units and are 4-1 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The over has hit in two of those games, compared to three that’ve gone under against -handed starting pitchers.

Padres at Braves Free Prediction

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

Betting Notes

  • The over has hit in three of San Diego’s last seven games.
  • Atlanta has recorded 24.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 21.8 over its last five.
  • The Padres have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.