Oakland Athletics vs San Diego Padres MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Athletics vs San Diego Padres Prediction 6/10/2024

The Oakland Athletics (26-41) travel to face off against the San Diego Padres (34-35) on Monday, June 10th. This game will be played at PETCO Park in San Diego and televised on None. Both the Athletics and Padres are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 8:40 CT.

Athletics vs Padres

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The Athletics wrapped up their series vs. the Blue Jays with a 6-4 loss. Oakland was the +114 underdog at home going into this matchup. Things started off well for the Athletics, as they got on the board with a run in the 2nd inning but gave up the lead right away as the Blue Jays scored two runs in the top of the 2nd.

Oakland started Mitch Spence, and he took the loss, going seven innings and giving up four earned runs on five hits. The Athletics’s offense scored their other three runs in the 7th but couldn’t complete the comeback. Brent Rooker hit a homer for the Athletics but went just 1/5.

Heading into today’s road matchup vs. the Padres, the Athletics are 26-41 overall, putting them 4th in the AL West. They are 11 games behind the Mariners for the division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL West teams, going just 6-14. Oakland lost the final two games of their series vs. the Blue Jays.

As the underdog, the Athletics are 20-39 this season, which includes having lost two straight as the underdog. At home, they are 15-20 and 11-21 on the road. Oakland’s overall series record is 7-13-1, and they have dropped five straight series.

The Athletics have been a solid run line bet this season, going 32-35 overall. They have been a better bet on the road, where they are 16-16. They have been a better bet as an underdog, going 30-29. Their average run margin is -1.1 runs per game.

The Oakland Athletics are on the road today against the San Diego Padres. The over/under line is set at 7 runs, which is lower than their combined run average of 8.3 runs per game. The A’s have a 29-36 over/under record this season, and their games have averaged an over/under line of 8 runs per game. When the over/under line has been set at 7 runs, the A’s have gone over in all three games.

Joey Estes Gets The Start For The Athletics

Joey Estes will be on the mound for the Oakland Athletics as they take on the Padres in San Diego. Estes has started 3 games this season and picked up a win in his last outing, going 6 1/3 innings and striking out 5. He has 14 strikeouts in 18 1/3 innings of work this season.

Athletics Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Athletics are batting just .219, which is 23rd in the league. As a team, they are averaging 3.6 runs per game, which is also 28th in the MLB. However, the Athletics do have the 5th most home runs in the league and are averaging 4 runs per game at home.

Abraham Toro and Brent Rooker are the Athletics’ top two home run hitters this season, with 5 and 13 home runs, respectively. Rooker’s 40 RBIs are 15th in the league and the most on the team. However, both players are looking to get back on track, as Toro is batting just .172 in his last seven games, and Rooker is hitting just .200 over that same stretch.

The Padres will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Diamondbacks with a 9-3 loss. This was especially tough, as they held a lead going into the 2nd inning before the Diamondbacks scored six runs in the top of the 2nd. San Diego was the -133 favorite at home going into the game.

Adam Mazur got the start for the Padres and took the loss. He only lasted three innings, giving up eight earned runs. Jurickson Profar had a good day at the plate, going 2/4 with a homer and scoring San Diego’s only other run.

San Diego is hosting the Athletics today with an overall record of 34-35, and they are 8.0 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The Padres’ record is 14-15 in divisional matchups this year. The team is looking to get back on track, having gone just 4-6 across their last ten games.

At home, the Padres are 15-21 this year compared to 19-14 on the road. So far, they have been the favorite in most of their games, going 21-22 in those matchups. As for how they have fared as the home favorite, they are 13-15 this year. San Diego’s overall series record is 12-8-3, and they split their most recent series with the Diamondbacks.

When the Padres win, they do so by an average of 3.9 runs per game. That’s a big reason why they are 36-33 against the run line this season. They are 24-9 against the run line on the road, where they have a run differential of +1.3 runs per game. At home, they are just 12-24 against the run line with a run differential of -0.7 runs per game.

The over/under line for today’s game between the San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics is set at 7 runs. The Padres have played to an over/under record of 35-33 this season, and their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game. When the over/under line has been set at 7 runs this season, the over has hit in five of their six games. The over has also hit in each of their last three games.

Dylan Cease Gets The Start For The Padres

Dylan Cease will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Angels, as he gets the start for the Padres today. In that June 5th start, Cease took the loss, giving up three earned runs in six innings of work. Looking at his overall numbers, Cease has made 13 starts and has a record of 5-5. His ERA for the season is 3.51, along with a WHIP of .96. Cease has turned in seven quality starts this year and is averaging 10.87 strikeouts per nine innings. For the season, Cease has allowed eight homers and is averaging 2.57 walks per nine innings.

Padres Offense Breakdown

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San Diego’s offense has been one of the league’s best this season, as they are batting a collective .262, which is the best mark in the league. They are also 10th in the league in runs scored and have the top slugging percentage in the league. The Padres have been even better on the road this season, averaging 5 runs per game.

Fernando Tatis Jr. has been on a tear of late, going 14/32 in his last eight games with two homers and seven runs scored. For the season, he is hitting .281 with 12 homers. Jake Cronenworth has also been swinging the bat well, as he is on a four-game hitting streak and is 3rd on the team with nine homers.

Athletics vs Padres Prediction

With the Athletics coming in with a +181 money line, we see this as a great value pick. Our predicted score is 5-4 in favor of the Athletics, giving them a lot of value at +181.

Looking at some of the projections, we see Joey Estes finishing with just four strikeouts, which is the lowest among all starters today. As for the Padres, Dylan Cease is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is the second-best among starters.

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