San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

The San Diego Padres are set to face their in-state rival Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. The action will get underway at 4:10 p.m. ET and Fox Sports San Diego will broadcast the game.

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

The Dodgers are 23-28 SU and 20-30 ATS. They’ve lost 21.8 units for moneyline bettors and 11.5 units against the spread (ATS). Los Angeles has covered the spread six times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Padres have gone 22-31 SU this year and are 26-26 ATS. In total, the teams lost 4.2 units for moneyline gamblers and 7.7 units ATS. San Diegohas covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven.

Los Angeles games have had an over/under record of 24-25-1 so far in 2018. San Diego has an over/under record of 23-27-2.

San Diego’s pitchers have allowed 4.6 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.93 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 8.31 K/9. The bullpen has a solid ERA of just 3.07, along with a K-per-9 of 9.39.

The Padres offense has slashed .228/.296/.367 on its way to 3.8 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.1 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.8 per game over the teams last five contests (2-3 SU).

San Diego’s offensive production been powered by outfielder Jose Pirela and first baseman Eric Hosmer. Pirela is hitting .273/.329/.356 with 56 hits, 17 RBIs and 29 runs scored, while Hosmer (.262/.358/.455) has produced 49 hits, six homers, 20 RBIs and 25 runs scored.

In the home-team dugout, Los Angeles pitchers have yielded 4.0 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starters have a 3.31 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 10.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.12 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 9.4 K/9. In 33 games against divisional opponents, Dodgers starters have an ERA of 3.32 and the bullpens ERA is 3.93.

The Los Angeles offense is putting up 4.3 runs per contest, including 4.5 per game against divisional foes and 3.6 per game over its last five. The teams hit .189/.281/.372 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

Outfielders Matt Kemp and Chris Taylor have led the Dodgers batters this year. Kemp is hitting .333/.365/.526 with six home runs, 25 RBIs and 17 runs scored, while Taylor’s line sits at .241/.330/.442 with seven homers, 19 RBIs and 34 runs scored.

Taylor didn’t do particularly well at home in 2017, slashing .237/.298/.414 over 272 plate appearances (compared to his total season line of .288/.354/.496).

The Padres have lost 2.9 units and are 20-16 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in 14 of those games, compared to 20 that’ve hit the under against ies.

San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers Free MLB Pick

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

Betting Notes

  • San Diego has recorded 19.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 16.8 over its last five.
  • The Padres have hit 11 home runs in their last 10 games, including six over their last five.