Colin Rea (3-2, 4.37 ERA) and Kenta Maeda (3-3, 2.87 ERA) start in the last of a three-game series between the San Diego Padres (19-25) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (21-23) at Petco Park. The Padres won the last game 3-2, and San Diego leads the series 2-0. Action begins at 4:40 p.m. ET on Sunday, May. 22 and can be seen on SNLA and FSSD.
Rea pitched 5.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering three runs, striking out three and walking two in a 5-1 defeat to the Giants. Maeda went 4.0 innings, surrendering four runs, striking out five and walking two in a 7-6 defeat to the Angels in his last outing. Trayce Thompson (.281, 16 Rs, 7 HRs, 19 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and two RBIs.
The Dodgers are a -170 favorite and the total is 7.5
Pick - LAD
The Padres currently sit below .500 against the NL West Division at 9-14, and the Dodgers have an 11-10 record.
When leading after seven innings, San Diego is 10-11, while Los Angeles is 6-10.
The Dodgers managed to give up five walks in their last game. They'll have to pick it up against the Padres who are heading in with a 9-1 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
When they are outhit, the Dodgers are 2-19. The Padres have a 6-18 record when opponents outhit them.
San Diego ranks near the bottom of the league when it comes to home runs, hitting 39 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the bottom half at 18th with 42.
Ranking 25th, San Diego is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 114 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the top half at 11th with 144.
When the Padres hit at least one home run, they are 15-7. When the Dodgers hit at least one homer, they have a 15-12 record.