Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres are set to do battle against the Los Angeles Dodgers at PETCO Park. Spectrum SportsNet LA will broadcast the action and the game will get underway at 10:10 p.m. ET.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Odds
The Dodgers are 101-56 SU and are 75-81 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 11.3 units for moneyline gamblers, despite having lost 8.9 units ATS. The Padres, on the other hand, are 70-87 SU and 72-84 ATS. The team’s lost 19.5 units for moneyline bettors and 21.4 units ATS.
Neither squad has been an obvious over/under play this season. San Diego games have had an over/under record of 74-74-8 in 2019. The Dodgers have an over/under record of 72-74-10.
Ross Stripling is getting the nod for the Dodgers. The right-handed Stripling (4-4, 3.32 ERA) has racked up 85 strikeouts in 86.2 innings so far. He’s 1-1 with seven strikeouts and a 5.68 ERA against San Diego this year.
The Padres are handing the ball to righty Dinelson Lamet (3-5, 3.84 ERA), who’s got 95 strikeouts and 28 walks as well as a WHIP of 1.24. Lamet is 0-1 with seven strikeouts and a 5.40 ERA in one start against Los Angeles this year.
San Diego’s pitchers have given up 4.9 runs per game overall this year as a unit. The team’s starting pitching staff has a 4.70 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.58 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 9.9 K/9. In 71 games against divisional foes, Padres starters have an ERA of 5.37 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.08.
San Diego’s offense has put up 4.3 runs per contest, including 4.3 per game against divisional foes and 2.4 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .172/.270/.288 over its last five contests and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.
Eric Hosmer has helped lead the Padres’ offense this season with 21 home runs, 97 RBIs and 71 runs scored.
In the visiting dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.15 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 9.37 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.98, along with a K/9 of 9.41.
Dodgers hitters have slashed .257/.340/.472 on their way to 5.5 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).
Los Angeles’ offense has been paced by Cody Bellinger. Bellinger is slashing .300/.402/.623 with 46 home runs, 114 RBIs, 118 runs and 14 stolen bases.
The Dodgers just took the previous game in this series by a final score of six runs to three.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Padres, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – OVER
The over has cashed in four of Los Angeles’ last seven contests.
The Dodgers have hit 11 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.
The Dodgers have a total OPS of .812 this season and an OPS of .806 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Padres’ OPS stands at .723 overall and .706 versus righties.
San Diego has posted 15.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 13.6 over its last five.