The San Diego Padres are squaring off against the Philadelphia Phillies at PETCO Park. This NL showdown will get going at 10:10 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to Fox Sports San Diego to catch the game.
Philadelphia Phillies at San Diego Padres Odds
Oddsmakers are listing San Diego (+120) as the underdog to Philadelphia (-130). The total stands at eight runs and bettors can take either the over or the under for -110. The game’s current runline odds sit at +115 for picking the Phillies -1.5 runs and -135 for the Padres +1.5 runs.
The Phillies are 63-49 SU and are 56-58 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 14.2 units for moneyline gamblers, despite having lost 10.1 units ATS. The Padres, on the other hand, are 44-70 SU and 54-62 ATS. They’ve lost 13.5 units for moneyline bettors and 27.4 units ATS.
Padres games have an over/under record of 55-56-5 in 2018. Philadelphia has been a decent under bet with a total record of 48-61-5.
Zach Eflin will get the start for the Phils. The right-handed Eflin (8-3, 3.61 ERA) has racked up 78 strikeouts in 84.2 innings so far. He has yet to face the Padres this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.
The Padres will send lefty Joey Lucchesi (5-6, 3.70 ERA) to the mound. Lucchesi has 87 strikeouts and 28 walks to his credit, as well as a WHIP of 1.26. Lucchesi did not pitch in the majors last season.
As a unit, San Diego’s pitching staff has allowed 4.8 runs per game overall in 2018. The club’s starters have an ERA of 5.08, a WHIP of 1.48 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.6. The bullpen has a 3.53 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 9.6 K/9.
San Diego’s offense has put up 3.8 runs per contest, including 4.3 per game over its last 10 games and 5.2 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .271/.335/.446 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that span.
The Padres’ hitters have been led by Eric Hosmer, who is hitting .254/.322/.389 with 10 home runs, 46 RBIs and 49 runs scored.
For the visitors, Philadelphia’s pitchers have allowed 4.1 runs per game and its starters own a 3.70 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 8.83 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.84, along with a K/9 of 9.27.
Phillies hitters have slashed .237/.321/.396 on their way to 4.4 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).
Odubel Herrera has led Philadelphia’s hitters and is slashing .277/.333/.463 with 19 home runs, 61 RBIs and 54 runs scored.
The Padres are coming off of a 10-6 win against the Cubs, while the Phillies just dropped a 3-2 game to the Diamondbacks.
Philadelphia Phillies at San Diego Padres Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Phillies, ATS Winner – Phillies, O/U – OVER