Boston Red Sox at San Diego Padres Matchup

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The San Diego Padres are set to host the Boston Red Sox at PETCO Park. The opening pitch is scheduled for 10:10 p.m. ET and Fox Sports San Diego will showcase this interleague showdown.

Boston Red Sox vs. San Diego Padres Odds

Oddsmakers are listing Boston (-115) as the favorite over San Diego (+105). The total stands at 8.5 runs and bettors can take either the over or the under for -110. Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the runline odds sitting at +130 for the Red Sox -1.5 runs and -150 for the Padres +1.5.

The Red Sox are 68-61 SU and have gone 54-74 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 24.2 units for moneyline bettors and 26.6 units ATS. The Padres, on the other hand, are 59-67 SU and 59-67 ATS. They’ve lost 12.1 units for moneyline bettors and 14.3 units ATS.

Padres games have an over/under record of 60-59-7 in 2019. Boston has been a great over bet with a total record of 74-51-3.

Eduardo Rodriguez will get the start for Boston. The southpaw Rodriguez is 14-5 with a 4.10 ERA and 149 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Padres this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.

The Padres are sending righty Chris Paddack (7-6, 3.44 ERA) to the mound. Paddack has 121 strikeouts and 26 walks to his name, along with a 0.98 WHIP. Paddack did not accrue any MLB appearances last season.

As a unit, San Diego’s pitching staff has given up 4.8 runs per game overall in 2019. The club’s starters have an ERA of 4.43, a WHIP of 1.25 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.4. The bullpen has a 4.66 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 10.0 K/9.

San Diego’s offense has put up 4.5 runs per contest, including 3.8 per game over its last 10 games and 3.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .218/.267/.339 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that span.

The Padres’ offense has been led by Eric Hosmer, who is slashing .285/.331/.448 with 18 home runs, 82 RBIs and 63 runs scored.

For the visitors, Boston’s pitching staff allowed 5.1 runs per game and its starters own a 5.07 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 9.34 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.23, along with a K/9 of 10.65.

The Red Sox offense has slashed .276/.349/.481 on its way to 5.7 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 6.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Boston’s offense has been paced by Rafael Devers. Devers is hitting .329/.377/.591 with 27 home runs, 102 RBIs and 103 runs scored.

The Red Sox just lost a 5-2 game to the Phillies, while the Padres are coming off of a 4-2 loss against the Reds.

Red Sox vs. Padres Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in only two of San Diego’s last seven games.
  • The Red Sox have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games. The Padres have hit nine over their last 10.
  • The Red Sox have an OPS of .829 this season and an OPS of .829 against right-handed pitchers. The Padres’ OPS stands at .741 overall and .718 versus righties.
  • Boston has recorded 26.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 25.6 over its last five.