Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Prediction 5/10/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (26-13) travel to face off against the San Diego Padres (20-20) on Friday, May 10th. This game will be played at PETCO Park in San Diego and televised on SNLA. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Dodgers vs Padres

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Heading into their last game vs. the Marlins, the Dodgers closed out the series with a 3-1 win. Leading up to the game, they were the heavy favorite at -267. Offensively, the Dodgers only scored their three runs on six hits and Teoscar Hernandez was hot at the plate, going 2/3 with a homer and three RBIs.

Gavin Stone got the start for the Dodgers, going seven innings and giving up just one run on six hits. He only had four strikeouts in the outing and got the win.

Los Angeles is on the road today to take on the Padres, and they currently lead the NL West by 6.5 games over the Padres. The Dodgers are 26-13 overall and have won seven straight games. Their seven-game winning streak has come with an NL West division record of 7-4.

At home, the Dodgers are 15-8 this season, and they have gone 11-5 on the road. So far, they have been really good in night games, putting together a record of 17-6. As the favorite, the Dodgers are 25-12 this season, and they are 11-4 as the favorite on the road. Los Angeles’ series record is 8-5 this year, and they have won five straight series.

The Dodgers have been a profitable team to bet on the run line this season, as they have covered in 21 of their 39 games. They have been particularly strong on the road, going 10-6 against the run line, and they have covered in four straight games. Los Angeles has an average run margin of 1.9 runs per game this season and has covered the run line in 20 of their 37 games as the favorite.

Los Angeles has played 36 games this season, and 32 of them have had over/under lines higher than 8 runs. Their games have averaged 9.1 runs per game, and their over/under record is 22-17. In their last 10 games, the over/under line has been set at 8 runs three times, and their over/under record in those games is 2-1.

Tyler Glasnow Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Tyler Glasnow gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Padres on the road. He has made six quality starts this season and is coming off an outing in which he went seven innings, giving up two earned runs and picking up the win. In his eight starts, Glasnow has a record of 6-1, an ERA of 2.70, and a WHIP of .92. Opponents are batting .173 this season off Glasnow, and his ERA at home is 3.87 compared to 1.7 on the road.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Los Angeles comes into the game as the league’s top-scoring offense, averaging 5.5 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.7 runs per game. Not only are the Dodgers the top-scoring offense in the league, but they also have the best team batting average in the MLB, hitting .270 as a team.

Shohei Ohtani has been red hot for the Dodgers, going 10/21 in his last six games with four homers and eight RBIs. For the season, he is batting .355 with 11 homers and 27 RBIs. Teoscar Hernandez is also having a strong season, batting .265 with 10 homers and 29 RBIs.

Heading into their last game vs. the Cubs, the Padres closed out the series with a 3-0 win. Leading up to the game, they were the slight favorite at -138 on the money line. It was a big 1st inning for the Padres, as they scored their lone run of the inning and added two more in the 5th.

Dylan Cease put together a great start for the Padres, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just two walks and struck out 12 Cubs batters. San Diego’s offense was carried by Jake Cronenworth, who went 2/3 with a double, run scored, and an RBI.

The Padres host the Dodgers today with an overall record of 20-20, and they are 6.5 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. San Diego is 10-9 in divisional games this year. The Padres closed out their series vs. the Cubs with two straight wins and took the series 2-1.

At home, the Padres are 8-12 this year and 12-8 on the road. So far, they have been a bit better as the underdog, going 7-9 compared to 13-11 as the favorite. San Diego’s overall series record is 7-4-2, and they have won three straight series overall and two straight on the road.

San Diego is 6-14 against the run line at home, but 16-4 on the road. The Padres have covered the run line in three straight games as an underdog, and are 11-5 overall in that role this season.

The San Diego Padres have played 39 games this season, and 18 of them have had over/under lines set at 8 runs or more. That’s a 45.0% rate, which is higher than the league average. Their over/under record for the season is 21-18, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8 runs is 3-4-1. They’ve hit the under in two straight games, and their average combined run total for the season is 9.5 runs per game.

Michael King Gets The Start For The Padres

Michael King gets the start for the Padres today and has made seven starts this year. He is coming off a strong outing vs. the Diamondbacks, where he didn’t give up a run in six innings of work. King finished with three strikeouts in that outing. This year, he has a record of 3-3 and an ERA of 4.29. Opponents are batting .229 off King this year, and his WHIP is 1.41. Out of his seven starts, King has three quality starts and is averaging 9.21 strikeouts per nine innings.

Padres Offense Breakdown

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Over the past eight games, Jake Cronenworth and Jurickson Profar have been two of the Padres’ top hitters, with both players batting over .380 and each having two home runs. Profar has driven in eight runs during this stretch, and Cronenworth has seven RBIs. Cronenworth is also on a 12-game hitting streak coming into today’s game. As a team, the Padres are 2nd in batting average, averaging 5 runs per game.

So far this season, Jurickson Profar and Jake Cronenworth are tied for 2nd on the team with six home runs. Profar’s 27 RBIs are the best mark on the team and 8th in the league. The Padres will also be looking for Fernando Tatis Jr. to get going, as he is batting just .255 this season and is 1 for his last 22.

Dodgers vs Padres Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Dodgers vs. Padres game is to take the Padres on the money line at +144. We have the final score at 6-5 in favor of the Padres, and with the payout at +144, there is a lot of value in picking the Padres to win outright.

Looking at today’s starting pitchers, we have Tyler Glasnow finishing with more strikeouts than Michael King. However, we have King finishing with a better ERA and giving up fewer hits than Glasnow.

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